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Project Controls Specialist

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria

Project Controls Specialist (Permanent)

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 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.

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 embody 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


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


In this role, you will:

  • Be a supporting member of the PMO department which leads the Business/Project Controls, Commercial Controls and Financial Controls for all Waterfront 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


The ideal candidate brings:


  • You have a Bachelor’s degree, or college diploma in Business Management, Engineering, Accounting, or a related field
  • You have a minimum of four (4) 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
  • 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


Applicants, please apply online at


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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