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Proposal Writer (6 Month Term)

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria





Proposal Writer (6 Month Term)

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 responsible for writing proposals which fully detail the scope, schedule, cost, and deliverables for projects, as requested by external and internal customers
  • Communicate and coordinate with suitably qualified internal and external stakeholders to elicit pertinent proposal elements
  • Support the development of cost plans for proposals by providing input for cost breakdown structures
  • Support Bid Managers and Project Managers to ensure that Babcock Canada submits compliant, and on-time proposals
  • Ensure that gated reviews are organized and carried out to enable final sign-off and acceptance of the proposal by key stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with approved Babcock Canada processes and procedures relating to the development, review, and submission of proposals
  • Develop formal communications on behalf of Babcock Canada for submission to Customers, ensuring appropriate internal reviews have been conducted (as applicable)
  • Assist with the development and implementation of project initiatives in support of continuous improvement
  • Other duties as required


The ideal candidate brings:


  • You have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an Engineering or Business discipline
  • You have at least four (4) years’ relevant experience in proposal/bid generation, contracts management, project management or project planning/scheduling
  • You have excellent communication skills, oral and written (English)
  • You have superior interpersonal skills and ability to deal with a variety of people at all levels, including internal and external stakeholders
  • You have exceptional time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • You currently hold, or are actively pursuing your Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI) or an equivalent certification through an appropriate professional body (an asset)
  • You preferably have experience in a submarine, shipyard, or shipbuilding environment
  • 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 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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