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Project Manager - Weapons and Combat

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria




Project Manager – Weapons and Combat

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


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


In this role you will:


  • Manage a team of 1-2 direct reports, and the project activities of a dynamic indirect workforce to achieve delivery outcomes.
  • Support the Program Manager in the day-to-day management of project performance by:
    • Leading the planning, execution, and close-out of all project activities.
    • Managing project scope, deliverables, and change for assigned activities.
    • Helping develop and lead the implementation of full-scale project management plans.
    • Managing and deconflicting project activities within the project management team.
    • Managing costs and budgets, through effective engagement with functional group stakeholders.
    • Developing and managing project schedules, including the definition and achievement of key events cardinal dates.
    • Ensuring the project follows required quality assurance commitments.
    • Monitoring and reporting on progress of the project to appropriate. stakeholders through the development of effective performance management tools.
  • Be an active member of the Project Management Team in developing and communicating strategies and plans, including setting objectives across the organization to meet program goals.
  • Coordinate stakeholders, service providers, and subcontractors to deliver on project commitments.
  • Ensure that active risk and opportunity management is employed to reduce the impact on schedule and develop recovery plans when issues arise.
  • Integrate the Functional Teams, including Production, Commissioning, Engineering, Planning, and Quality to ensure systems are progressed through to set to work seamlessly.
  • Contribute to project reviews to evaluate performance, define progress, identify problems and their solutions, and develop reports to regularly communicate findings.
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.
  • Develop and deliver performance improvement initiatives while supporting other departments to identify and deliver on their own initiatives in support of the project goals.
  • Be responsible for the occupational Health & Safety of all direct reports under your supervision.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


As our ideal candidate you:


  • Have a post secondary education in an Engineering or Project Management discipline or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting the delivery of major projects or operations.
  • A broad engineering/technical background is an asset; Submarine experience is particularly useful due to the complexity of the specific technology as a baseline.
  • Have a proven track record of effective leadership in a diverse and complex stakeholder environment.
  • Have exceptional communication skills and an aptitude for developing collaborative solutions.
  • Have experience in complex project environments, preferably within the marine industry.
  • Have knowledge of:
    • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
    • Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes and systems
    • Planning, Scheduling, Earned Value
    • Risk
    • Project Management Controls
  • Registration with an appropriate Professional body, such as the Project Management Institute (PMI) is considered 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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