Assistant Project Manager - Sustainment Projects

Posting Date: 06 June 2019

Location: Ottawa, CA, K1P 5E7

Company: Babcock

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Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis.  Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver


In this role, you will:


  • Manage and/or assist non-complex projects in support of the sustainment of Canada’s fleet of Victoria Class Submarines. These projects vary from modifications to the submarines through to management of new process initiatives in support of the wider Submarine Enterprise.
  • Be responsible to the Senior Project Manager for the delivery of associated Submarine Sustainment Projects.
  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with the submarine project customers and Sustainment Project Stakeholders.
  • Assist with the development of sub-contracts with Procurement Sub-Contract Managers in support of the assigned projects
  • Ensure compliance with all working practices is maintained at all times within the project, paying particular attention to corporate procedures, safety standards, and local project specific procedures as necessary
  • Ensure all Quality and Health & Safety standards are maintained and communicate Health and Safety issues as required


As our ideal candidate,


  • You will have a recognized University degree or College diploma in Engineering,  Project Management, or a related field
  • You will have, or are working towards, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in good standing with the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • You have at least 1-3 years experience in a project management role successfully supporting complex projects with multiple stakeholders with budgets between $500K and $5M.
  • Ideally you will have relevant recent work experience within a Marine ISS environment  
  • You will be capable of working professionally and objectively, assisting a project across multiple stakeholders.
  • You should be fully conversant in the use of Microsoft Products
  • Must be eligible for a Canadian NATO Secret Security Clearance, Canadian Controlled Goods and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) clearances.
  • Experience within the Marine Industry and particularly with Submarines is preferred (but not required).


Applicants, please apply online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at


Given our commitment to employee development across the board, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Babcock in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is committed to their safety and wellbeing.  Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:

  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Company sponsored continuing education
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contributions
  • Paid vacation that increases with years of service


Babcock is committed to promoting employee equity and building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.


We welcome your interest in joining the Babcock family.

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