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Deputy Naval Systems Program Manager (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Deputy Naval Systems Program Manager (Permanent)

 (Ottawa, ON / Victoria, BC / Halifax, NS)


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 works in the Marine sector, where our teams provide critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. Our Canadian team is proud to be trusted to deliver key naval in-service support for the Royal Canadian Navy. We also operate in the Aviation sector, where Babcock ensures that the aircrew trainees of our partner nations receive the world’s best flying training. We deliver vital aerial emergency services and are proud to have been selected by the Government of Manitoba to deliver their wildfire suppression services, as well as key components of their critical air ambulance services.


Whether it is providing technical training instruction, developing training materials or maintaining critical training assets, Babcock is trusted by its customers to deliver world-class training solutions.


Babcock’s Purpose is to create a safe and secure world, together. Our Principles create the foundation for how we will do this. They keep us on the right course, unify the way we work and guide us towards success. By thinking, connecting, and acting in line with these Principles, we’ll deliver better outcomes for our Culture, Customers and Communities. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the Principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Challenge the status quo, Be Curious, and ask, ‘how might we?’
  • Whenever measuring success, Think: Outcomes and positive impacts.
  • Be Kind to ourselves, each other, and our planet.
  • Babcock employees Collaborate – we are greater than the sum of our parts,
  • Be Courageous – be brave, ambitious, and determined.
  • Everyone has a part to play - Own and Deliver to be successful.


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

In this role, you will:


  • Work with the Naval Systems Program Manager to plan and execute the delivery of Platform and Combat systems engineering support activities in accordance with the Victoria In-Service Support Contract (VISSC) Performance Work Statement
  • Help drive risk-based sustainment activities in support of Director General, Maritime Equipment Program Management (DGMEPM), Submarines (SM) Platform and Combat Systems Section Heads to enable effective management of critical equipment and system capabilities
  • Provide support and direction to the Babcock sustainment projects delivery teams to ensure the day-to-day execution of Babcock’s engineering support function delivers to a standard that meets or exceeds the requirements of the VISSC and is aligned with DGMEPM(SM) program priorities
  • Provide support to business development activities as required to support achieving Marine strategic objectives
  • Support in the effective management of the resources allocated to sustainment projects in our matrix organisation, influencing and leading team members
  • Determine appropriate governance arrangements including identification and monitoring of risks, planning, and implementing responses to these
  • Build consensus among cross-functional team members and balance multiple, concurrent priorities
  • Work closely and collaboratively with government and non-government stakeholders, managing geographically dispersed relationships
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders across Engineering, Commercial, Finance and Supply Chain to resolve a range of complex issues and identify external dependencies
  • Be adept at presenting detailed information concisely and appropriately tailored to various audiences
  • Work independently, demonstrate initiative, and exercise superior judgement in a dynamic, fast-paced environment


The ideal candidate brings:


  • You have a recognized University Degree or College diploma in Engineering, Project Management or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • You have 8 plus years’ experience in successfully managing projects with multiple stakeholders, preferably within the Naval or Marine sector
  • You have a working knowledge of DGMEPM (SM) Sustainment Operations
  • You are a positive, resilient, and focused individual
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


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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