Project Associate

Posting Date: 08 August 2020

Location: Victoria, CA, V8Z 0B9

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:

 

  • Be a supporting member of the Business Management – Marine Operations department leading the Business/Project Controls, Commercial Controls and Financial Controls for all Marine sector projects and programs. Duties may include the following:
    • Support in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Project Baseline Budgets, Control Account Plans, Responsibility Assignment Matrices and Statements of Work (SOW)
    • Support Change Management processes and assurance of alignment with business/contractual requirements
    • Generate and circulate weekly and monthly performance reports, and associated analysis and narrative to inform management of progress, risks, and issues
    • Assist in the management of sub-projects and key project issues
  • Provide administrative support to project teams, including:
    • assisting in the management and reporting of project resources, risk, opportunities, and issues 
    • Scheduling and facilitating stakeholder meetings
    • Supporting project stakeholder management and communications
    • Managing and maintaining project documents as required
    • Producing reports and presentations for board reviews, progress meetings, etc. as required
    • Carry out document and records management (electronic and hard copy filing, archiving) ensuring compliance with Document Control processes
  • Collate data, develop reports, and track project performance to facilitate governance of Project performance
  • Coordinate project collaboration including tracking and following up on timelines and deliverables, progress reports and action items
  • Perform other duties as reasonably assigned to support business needs
     

As our ideal candidate,

 

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree, college diploma, or certificate in Administration, Business Management, Accounting, or a related field
  • You have three (3) years of relevant work experience
  • You have advanced skills in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • You have superior verbal and written communication skills
  • You thrive under pressure and your time management and prioritization skills are excellent
  • You work with precision and accuracy, demonstrate exceptional attention-to-detail and have excellent organizational and record keeping skills
  • You have a track record of identifying and implementing administrative solutions to increase efficiencies
  • You demonstrate good judgment and a high level of confidentiality
  • Experience working in a project based environment is an asset
  • Experience working with the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) and/or Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is an asset
  • You are eligible for Canadian Secret Security and ITAR clearances

 

Applicants, please apply online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at http://www.babcockcanada.com/.

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

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