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Senior Project Controls Specialist - Marine Operations (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 



Senior Project Controls Specialist – Marine Operations


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.

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.

Babcock’s Purpose is to create a safe and secure world, together. Our Principles create the foundation for how we will do this. They keep us on the right course, unify the way we work and guide us towards success. By thinking, connecting, and acting in line with these Principles, we’ll deliver better outcomes for our Culture, Customers and Communities. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the Principles that help make us great at what we do:

  • Challenge the status quo, Be Curious, and ask, ‘how might we?’
  • Whenever measuring success, Think: Outcomes and positive impacts.
  • Be Kind to ourselves, each other, and our planet.
  • Babcock employees Collaborate – we are greater than the sum of our parts,
  • Be Courageous – be brave, ambitious, and determined.
  • Everyone has a part to play - Own and Deliver to be successful.

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



In this role, you will:

  • Be a leader within the Waterfront Project Management Office (PMO), working in support of the Victoria Class Submarine maintenance program under Victoria in Service Support Contract (VISSC)
  • Focus on ensuring that the business has the right tools, processes and measures for consistent and controlled messaging, reporting, performance analysis, executive governance, and integrated project controls
  • Support the Project Controls Manager in the management and development of a team of approximately 10 to 15 individuals responsible for Cost Control, Scope Control, Change Control, Risk Management, Earned Value, Project Communications and Project Controls Reporting functions
  • Provide leadership for internal project controls and processes to ensure project and program delivery
  • Support the development of a Project Control support team in the delivery of quality, transparent and timely outputs
  • Ensure integrated business planning activities are developed and implemented to improve understanding of future business activity, influence decision making and future resource and capacity planning
  • Provide governance over clear and concise project, program, and business performance measures
  • Support and lead business improvements in performance analysis and project control tools
  • Support Project Delivery Teams in identifying and mitigating risks and issues with the use of project performance measures
  • Develop reporting dashboards and monitor project and project performance against agreed performance measures
  • Support the review of proposals and request for proposals (RFPs) against operational and project requirements, controls, and alignment
  • Support Project Delivery Teams with identification and management of performance measures, performance trend analysis, interpretations, and communication of performance.
  • Work closely with the Financial Controls Team to enable accurate project forecasting
  • Support project close out activities and reporting
  • Identify and implement process and performance improvements
  • Liaise directly with Business Improvement and Quality Management teams to ensure alignment of performance measures across the organization
  • Support Project and Program Managers in execution of Project Control, reporting, communications as required


The ideal candidate brings:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Engineering, or related field
  • 8+ years relevant work experience with 2+ years in a leadership role
  • Has the aptitude to challenge current ways of working, and hold to account both internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to provide clear and disseminated guidance on complex issues
  • Skills as a self-starter, flexibility, and is able to work under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a variety of people at all levels and skills in the organization, including executive positions, customer, and subcontractors
  • Is eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance



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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