Project Manager - Submarine Sustainment

Posting Date: 23 July 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:


  • Manage an array of projects in support of the sustainment of Canada’s fleet of Victoria Class Submarines. These projects vary from modifications to the submarines through to management of new process initiatives in support of the wider Submarine Enterprise.
  • Be an integral member of a first-class Project Management team.
  • Be responsible to the Manager, Sustainment Projects for the delivery of your assigned projects.
  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with submarine project customers and sustainment project stakeholders.
  • Assist with the development of sub-contracts with procurement sub-contract managers in support of the assigned projects.
  • Ensure compliance with all working practices is maintained at all times within the project, paying particular attention to corporate procedures, safety standards, and local project specific procedures as necessary.
  • Ensure all Quality and Health & Safety standards are maintained and communicate Health and Safety issues as required.
  • Other duties as assigned


As our ideal candidate,


  • You have a recognised University Degree or College diploma in Project Management or a related filed, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • You are a positive, resilient and focused  individual
  • You have Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in good standing with the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • You have 3 to 7 years’ experience in successfully managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • You have relevant recent work experience within a Marine In-Service Support environment; however candidates with relevant experience in other industries will be considered
  • You are eligible for a Canadian NATO Secret Security Clearance, Canadian Controlled Goods and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) clearances


Applicants, please apply online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at

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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