Project Controls Specialist

Posting Date: 22 December 2020

Location: Victoria, CA, V8Z 0B9

Company: Babcock

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Project Controls Generalist (12 month contract)

Victoria, BC




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 with Cost Control including 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
  • Produce ad-hoc forecasts and revised budgets as requested
  • Identification of trends and developing mitigations to address baseline variances
  • 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
  • Develop a holistic view of operational and project performance (qualitative and quantitative) through data analysis and stakeholder engagement
  • Analyze complex operational and performance issues; generate insights and data driven solutions to optimize performance
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to demonstrate project/program health, and highlight challenges and opportunities
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to develop and enhance dashboards and reports to craft the narrative of overall project/program 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, or college diploma in Business Management, Engineering, Accounting, or a related field
  • You have a minimum of two (2) 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


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