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Transition Solution Manager

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Ottawa





Transition Solution Manager (Permanent Full Time)



Location can be one of the following:       Moose Jaw, SK

Winnipeg/Southport, MB

Ottawa, ON


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 not only works in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet, we also operate in the Aviation sector, providing Aerial Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services to the Province of Manitoba. Our business continues to grow as we expand our services into the Canadian Civil Nuclear Industry and further into the Aviation sector by bidding for complex military flying training programs.


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 embody 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


We encourage you to explore our Babcock Canada website to learn more about us at


In this role, you will:


  • Create and describe plans during a bidding phase then execute these plans during the transition period
  • Manage, and maintain plans and schedules to enable the effective and efficient transition of services from incumbent suppliers to Babcock Canada
  • Collaborate fully with the Program Management Team, pipeline programs managers and the technical solution subject matter expert to create milestone acceptance plans
  • Unite transition activity data from multiple subject matter experts into a coherent plan
  • Support the cost estimation for resources required to drive planning activities
  • Analyze required resources needed to execute planned activities
  • Combine and manipulate multiple schedules, analyze conflicts and report information appropriately to allow the Program Management Team and senior management to assess transition program integrity
  • Analyze the transition schedule’s critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend alternative solutions
  • Attend Customer facing engagement sessions and workshops on transition planning
  • Identify and support the management of all transition-related program risks


The ideal candidate:


  • Able to attend in person meetings in our Ottawa office when necessary
  • Demonstrated experience with transition plan creation during bidding of large government programmes
  • You will be proficient in the use of project scheduling software such as Primavera P6 and MS Project
  • You will preferably hold a Project Management Professional Designation
  • You will have a minimum of eight (8) years of related work experience, ideally in the defence industry as a program or scheduling lead, managing a technical program to performance, cost and time
  • You will have the ability to comprehend business needs, synthesize technical and specialized knowledge and translate them into a cohesive strategy
  • You will have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You will possess excellent analytical and planning skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Is able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • You will be proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • You will have excellent organizational and time management skills
  • You will demonstrate utmost discretion and confidentiality, complying with company ethical guidelines
  • Has the ability to work effectively within a team setting and also to provide leadership when required to do so
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


Applicants, please apply online at


Babcock Canada supports the safety and wellbeing of our employees through the following programs:

  • Contributions towards an employee’s physical and mental health
  • Wellness days
  • Supportive work life balance: flexible work schedule and competitive annual vacation time off
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contribution
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Support of professional development and reimbursement of membership dues
  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families


Babcock is committed to promoting a workforce without boundaries. One that welcomes everyone to contribute to our success regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.



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