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Job Description

Req Id: 172487 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees. 

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team. 

Corporate Groups offers best practice services to support the organization, including Finance, Legal & Regulatory, Brand, Corporate Services – including HR, Communications, Real Estate, Security and Procurement & Value Creation.

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Supplier, Web and Cloud Assurance, the Supplier Assurance Specialist will be responsible for managing the execution of the Supplier Security Management program across BCE and its affiliated companies.  The incumbent will be responsible for interfacing with Procurement, Legal, Network, IT, and other teams involved in the selection and contracting of vendors to ensure that all vendors adhere to Bell’s security requirements.


Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Provide technical subject matter expertise and leadership for national telecommunications infrastructure security (wireline and wireless) in support of internal business units, sales teams and government organizations.
  • Co-ordinate the assessment and third party testing of supplier hardware and software.
  • Conduct Supplier Security Assessments for the determination information security risks and required mitigation. 
  • Participate in the negotiation of contracts with suppliers to ensure the inclusion of specific security requirements.
  • Understand and assess the Cyber Threat landscape and the associated trends.
  • Engage other teams within Corporate Security for testing, risk assessment, and other functions.
  • Develop and maintain internal partnerships with Procurement, Legal and business unit teams.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in carrying out responsibilities; provide excellent service to internal and external customers.
  • Develop and Deliver Executive presentations.
  • Provide executive level reporting on security assurance programs.


Essential Skills/Competencies:

  • Minimum of 5 years Information technology with large enterprises.
  • Bachelor’s degree in technology-related field, or in computer science with a specialization in telecommunications, or the equivalent
  • Professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other similar credentials.
  • Experience in vendor assessments and contract negotiations.
  • Strong understanding of ISO 27001/27002, or other similar security frameworks such as ITIL, ISO, CoBiT, NIST, TOGAF.
  • Ability to balance risks to the company against requirements of individual projects and initiatives.
  • Excellent oral, written, and group communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding dynamic environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and work under pressure; strong analytical / problem-solving skills with attention to detail, and good business judgement.
  • Excellent negotiating, decision making, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Strong team player; demonstrates initiative; has a strong desire to succeed.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and flexible with the ability to adapt to a complex and quickly-changing environment.
  • Advanced computer skills:  proficient in MS Office, and ability to quickly learn proprietary systems.
  • Ability to be decisive, remain calm, and cope with various levels of stress.


Working Conditions:

  • Must pass a security clearance check including criminal record check.
  • Must be able to obtain a Government of Canada Security Clearance.
  • All Corporate Security personnel are required to sign a letter of non-disclosure which prevents them from divulging sensitive information that they may be exposed to during their assignment.  This policy is strictly enforced.

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Bilingualism is required (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Quebec : Montreal
Application Deadline: 08/31/2017

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


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About Bell

BellSouth Corporation is a Fortune 500 communications company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. BellSouth has joint control and 40 percent ownership of Cingular Wireless, the nation's largest wireless voice and data provider with 55.8 million customers. Backed by award-winning customer service, BellSouth offers the most comprehensive and innovative package of voice and data services available in the market. Through BellSouth Answers®, residential and small business customers can bundle their local and long distance service with dial-up and high-speed DSL Internet access, satellite television and Cingular® Wireless service. For businesses, BellSouth provides secure, reliable local and long distance voice and data networking solutions. BellSouth also offers print and online directory advertising through The Real Yellow Pages® and YELLOWPAGES.COM from BellSouth. BellSouth believes that diversity and fostering an inclusive environment are critical in maintaining a competitive advantage in today's global marketplace.

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