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Project Scheduler Lead

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria



Project Scheduler Lead (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:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain the Project schedule structures (Work Breakdown Structure / Organization Breakdown Structure / Resource Breakdown Structure / Cost Breakdown Structure) to remain consistent with project targets and objectives
  • Develop, baseline and maintain the integrated Master schedule (IMS) such that resources can be committed efficiently and effectively
  • Ensuring alignment between the integrated scheduling toolset and the company’s financial and material demand toolset, including alignment of any Level 4/5 schedules
  • Producing regular status update of the integrated schedule and providing metrics (eg critical path/total float) and schedule analysis of the impact to the project
  • Producing resource and cost loaded schedules and providing financial status of the project to inform the Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
  • Producing and circulating schedule risk analysis updates monthly, including key milestones and status against targets and objectives and informing the baseline
  • Carrying out critical path analysis of  the  integrated  schedule  on  a  regular  basis,  circulating  management information to inform project resources
  • Co-ordinate day to day duties of scheduling staff, ensure that all work in the area is allocated correctly and sufficient coverage is in place during absences etc.;
  • Provide technical guidance and instruction to less experienced or more junior staff;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Project Controls measures and metrics to demonstrate schedule adherence and continual performance improvement
  • Assist in defining, standardizing, developing and implementing scheduling best practices, scheduling and planning methods and processes such as schedule management plans.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary and reasonable



The ideal candidate brings:


  • Have 5+ years’ experience in management of schedules for multi-disciplined projects, including Earned Value (EV) and critical path analysis and management
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually
  • Being adaptable and flexible in a fast moving and challenging environment
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills with the ability to collate and present information at appropriate levels
  • Proactive with the ability to react quickly when necessary to meet challenging objectives
  • Have experience in a PMO environment on multiple projects of varying type and project cycle phase
  • Have experience in gathering independent evidence and determining that the information from projects and/or programmes is valid and will achieve their aims
  • Have proficient knowledge of scheduling toolsets and methodologies, schedule management, resource management, consolidated planning in complex situations
  • Have proficient knowledge of timescale risk analysis technique
  • A working knowledge with progressing/work package database etc. PEPS is desirable.
  • Have proficient knowledge of contract management, and project management techniques
  • 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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