Security Clearance Administrator (HR Coordinator)

Posted 2 years ago

On behalf of our client, a large information technology firm, Progression3 is in search of a Security Clearance Administrator (HR Coordinator).

Location: remote

Employment type: contract-to-permanent


  • Act as the first line of support for managers and associates in Canada. For example: help with manager self-service Workday transactions, responding to handbook questions, basic ER questions, reasonable accommodation process, etc.
  • Support the business as the Alternate Company Security Officer (ACSO). In conjunction various company departments and business leaders, including, but not limited to Human Resources and Legal, manage the end-to-end Canadian security clearance processes
  • ACSO will work with all levels of associates in coordinating, providing guidance and submitting requests for the above types of security clearances, including but not limited to, troubleshooting.
  • Liaise with various levels of Canadian Government officials when requesting and/or troubleshooting issues pertaining to associates obtaining various levels of security clearances.
  • Ensure Canada stays ‘in-compliance’ with the Canadian Government with respect to its Application for Renewal Form (AFR), and manage all activities pertaining to this task. This includes liaising with the Canadian Government on behalf of the firm and working in conjunction with Legal/Other stakeholders to ensure completeness and timely submission of this form, as required.
  • Support general reporting and auditing requests
  • Assist and participate in training, presentations, communications, and policies related to associate onboarding and HR-related initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who You Are (Qualifications):

  • Fluent bilingual (English/French). Preference given to candidates able to speak, write, and translate.
  • Must reside in Canada.
  • 3+ years of HR experience (generalist/specialist).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business, Labor Relations or equivalent.
  • Hands-on self-starter, capable of juggling multiple priorities and applying attention to detail in all situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills, allowing for communication across entire company.
  • Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and policies.
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) certified, preferred.

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