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Operations Delivery Manager

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria

Operations Delivery Manager – Permanent, full-time (37.5 hrs/week) - Band 4

(NOC: 0125)

Victoria, British Columbia

Babcock Canada Inc.


One (1) Position


Date Posted: 29 June 2022


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


In this role, you will:

  • Lead & co-ordinate interdisciplinary teams to deliver planning, production, engineering, commissioning, and subcontract work scopes to execute highly complex projects
  • Responsible for preparing and managing marine/waterfront project plans to ensure life cycle delivery in accordance with Babcock’s contractual obligations are performed at the highest level of standard while minimizing risk and maximizing profitability
  • Provide strategic leadership in the development of proposals, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Emergent Work Reports amongst engineering, planning, cost control, commissioning, quality and operation teams
  • Manage and control Engineering Design Change process to ensure governance and configuration control are enabled and executed in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Responsible for the delivery of engineering changes, design and build of supporting equipment and in-service maintenance activities
  • Experience in maintaining and growing close interface regimes with production and support groups including, system engineering, marine drawing design office, supply chain, technical engineering, project management office, change management and ensuring scheduling and priorities are met
  • Utilizing project execution control methodology, leading teams to develop daily and weekly workface plans, and detailed project planning schedules
  • Coordinate with Project Management to integrate detailed planning schedules into project master schedule, identify schedule risks, and implement recovery plans when required
  • Co-ordinate Babcock sub-contract activities for the Extended Docked Work Period (EDWP) of HMCS Victoria
  • Ensure quality controls and processes are being implemented and provide support to quality control and assurance audits
  • Participate in project metric and performance monitoring systems and provide feedback on variances and achievements
  • Provide inputs and support to cost and schedule forecasting efforts
  • Support Change Management processes and identify and manage operational project risks for assigned work scope
  • Carry out lessons learned at key points throughout the EDWP
  • Implement a people-first leadership strategy, with a focus on embedding a culture of trust, teamwork, empowerment, and accountability
  • Challenge existing processes and procedures and identify opportunities for improvements for the successful delivery of the project


The ideal candidate brings:

  • A minimum 5 years of experience in a Project Leadership role or similar with a proven track record of managing interdisciplinary teams in the marine defence sector
  • A university or equivalent post-secondary education in Project Management
  • Advanced management training courses considered an asset
  • PMP Certification to PMI, or be actively working towards this certification within eighteen months of attaining this role
  • Mandatory formal experience in the field of Marine Engineering or naval environment
  • Experience in managing projects with budgets > $5M
  • Proven knowledge of sub-sea structures and their design requirements
  • Broad technical experience with a focus on implementing Engineering Changes is an asset
  • Submarine experience is considered an asset
  • Experience in a unionized labour environment and multiple subcontracts is considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills that can provide relevant messaging to various levels of the organization
  • Ability to build relationships, empower individuals and establish collaborative working environments
  • Excellent written, verbal, electronic reporting, and data communication skills.
  • Proof of fully vaccinated status against COVID-19, meaning receipt of the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Government of Canada with the final dose at least 14 days prior to the expected start date
  • Eligible for a Canadian NATO Secret Security Clearance and ITAR


Applicants, please apply online at


Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements. Please ensure that you meet all qualifications before applying.


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.



Candidates must be eligible for a Level II Canadian Secret Security Clearance, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Controlled Goods


Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary from $98,000 -$112,00 per annum and is eligible to participate in a discretionary bonus, per company policy.
  • Extended health, medical, dental and life Insurance
  • RRSP/DPSP benefits available
  • 4 weeks’ vacation per fiscal year
  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families per Babcock company policy


Eligible for discretionary bonus, benefits, allowances and/or increase in salary, the whole in accordance with Babcock Canada’s policies and guidelines and individual circumstances


Company Information


Work Location Addresses

3551 and 3531 Uptown Boulevard

Unit 301

Victoria, BC V8Z 0B9


825 Admirals Road

Victoria, BC V9A 2P1


Head Office:

800-75 Albert Street

Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7


Tel: 613-567-2764

Fax: 613-567-9083



Company Contact Information

Stacey Marasco

Talent Acquisition Specialist 


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