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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist

Location: 

Victoria, CA, V8Z 6R4

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist (Permanent, Full Time)

Ottawa ON, Halifax NS, Winnipeg MB or Victoria BC (Band 5)

 

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. As well, we have expanded into the Canadian Nuclear Energy Industry. Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is a leading nuclear services company with a growing national and global presence. Drawing on over 60 years of nuclear experience, Cavendish Nuclear provides specialized service solutions in Canada, with global capabilities across the entire nuclear life cycle.

 

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 www.babcockcanada.com.

The Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Specialist is a member of the broader Human Resources department. Working closely with the Senior Manager, Human Resources, the Specialist will create and provide ongoing support for workplace programs, practices and initiatives that support Babcock Canada’s commitment to an equitable and inclusive working environment.

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in chairing the EDI Committee to plan, communicate and implement initiatives and programs supporting the Committee’s strategy.
  • Support business growth opportunities by providing metrics and activities relating to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Be responsible for coordinating and executing the Human Resources Plan for Babcock Canada’s Indigenous Peoples Framework.
  • Coordinate and track EDI training initiatives for employees such as Indigenous Awareness Training.
  • Measure the effectiveness of diversity initiatives through the collection, analysis and compilation of metrics and provide meaningful recommendations.
  • Gather benchmark data and research EDI best practices internally and externally, to monitor and report on diversity and inclusion topics for continuous improvement.
  • Lead federal regulatory equity reporting, target-setting, and measurement.
  • Support pay equity programs by tracking and analyzing metrics to produce reporting that will assist with decision making and meet legislative reporting requirements.
  • Engage key stakeholders to execute talent strategies and communications strategies related to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Coordinate and execute Babcock Canada’s Indigenous Workforce Development Program.
  • This role will be a key point of contact in supporting and partnering on key initiatives to advance inclusion across Babcock Canada.
  • Support EDI global initiatives and the implementation in Canada with a focus on education and awareness.
  • Conduct industry research using online tools and publications; identify opportunities and make recommendations to inform the development of D&I programs
  • Partner and collaborate with internal teams (i.e., HR, Internal Communications, Talent Acquisition, Corporate Citizenship, Inclusion Advisory Council) to promote, champion and highlight D&I initiatives
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

The ideal candidate brings:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field (Human Resources, Sociology, Education, etc.).
  • Training or certification in equity, diversity, and inclusion, or similar would be a strong asset.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the diversity and inclusion space. Experience leading equity, diversity and inclusion committees would be an asset.
  • A connection and understanding of underrepresented groups.
  • Solid understanding and experience with best-practices, policies, processes, and metrics in diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated strong relationship building skills and ability to influence, share different ideas and perspectives and operate in a matrix organization.
  • Embrace continuous improvement by proposing new and/or better ways of doing things.
  • A clear and succinct communicator (verbal and written); excellent listening skills.
  • Strong technical ability (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Demonstrated understanding of unconscious bias, microaggressions, and intersectionality.
  • Working knowledge of human rights laws and other relevant legislation would be an asset.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative research and data analysis.
  • Ability to design, deliver, and source programming and/or training.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task, be self-directed, and to make decisions to meet deadlines.
  • Proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, meaning that you must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Government of Canada with the final dose at least 14 days prior to your start date.
  • 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

 

Applicants, please apply online at https://www.babcockinternational.com/careers/


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