Project Manager - Facilities (12 Month Contract)

Posting Date: 12 May 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:

 

  • Utilize Project Management methodology to schedule all project activities to ensure key dates and milestones are met for all facility projects.
  • Manage internal and external project communications, ensuring Stakeholders and our Customers are kept up to date
  • Focus on project delivery by utilizing skills and experience to accelerate activities to meet or better the project cost and schedule targets
  • Actively manage project scope, schedule, cost and quality while following the applicable processes and procedures
  • Establish budgets and forecasts and subsequently manage activities to remain within the budget 
  • Coordinate all project and consultant activities, while ensuring resource demands and priorities are communicated to key players.
  • Provide supervision, coaching, and mentoring to the team members to maximize their potential and ensure a healthy team.
  • Manage project risks, make early predictions of any overspends against budget and apply mitigation actions against the infrastructure project budget.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate project progress and status reports while maintaining the quality of the product delivered to our customers
  • Participate in procurement planning and prepare tender documents
  • Act as the representative of the project director or project manager, within Babcock delegated signing authority
  • Travel as required throughout Canada, including remote sites.
  • Conduct occasional minor manual labour such as moving furniture and furniture assembly
  • Other duties as necessary     
     

As our ideal candidate,

 

  • You have a minimum 5 years’ experience in an Infrastructure project leadership role in conjunction with holding a PMP Certification or equivalent; or a minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • You display a sound working knowledge of Project Management Principles and have the ability to understand what the requirements of the business are to successfully deliver
  • You are able to effectively communicate with senior managers, customers and stakeholders, including presenting in front of groups.
  • You demonstrate advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint and a working familiarity with at least one version of common scheduling software
  • You have a broad engineering/technical background is an asset
  • Eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance

 

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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