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Subcontracts Manager

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria

 

 

Subcontracts Manager (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.

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 www.babcockcanada.com.

In this role, you will:

Contract Formation:

  • Responsible for sourcing, negotiating target rates and awarding Subcontracts for Technical Services in Marine, Aviation and Nuclear Sectors.
  • Work in collaboration with Project Managers to develop Work Packages, Statements of Work (SOW) with Project and managing workflows through the approval process.
  • Analyse supplier proposals, utilize source selection techniques (best value, total cost of ownership, etc.), establish negotiation and identify supplier risks/opportunities.   
  • Provide updates for weekly Subcontract meetings.
  • Support Commercial Team to ensure complete flow down of Prime Contract requirements into appropriate Subcontract terms and conditions.
  • Ensure all subcontracts meet relevant Babcock Canada’s Commercial and Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with the Strategic Procurement Team to support supply chain strategies and Category Management.
  • Works closely with export compliance personnel to ensure subcontractor compliance with all relevant export regulations.

 

Contract Administration:

  • Conduct subcontractor on-site meetings.
  • Work closely with the Project Management Team to ensure the subcontractor is compliant with security requirements, working within the SOW and staying on schedule.
  • Resolve Subcontractor issues through continuous improvement approach.
  • Manage supplier performance to cost, delivery/schedule, quality, technical and contractual requirements.
  • Provide cost savings through negotiations to ensure that we are providing our customers with best value.
  • Grow supplier relationships to ensure continued or improved performance levels are achieved.
  • Ensures that supplier’s invoices are reviewed and processed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for reporting and achieving program milestones including but not limited to cost, schedule and quality.
  • Maintain change order requests.
  • Perform Supplier Relationship Management Program as directed by Manager of Subcontracts.
  • This TORR summarises the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
     

The ideal candidate brings:

  • 10+ years of experience preferably in complex engineering environment.
  • Technical, Technologist or Trades Experience is desirable.
  • Preferred experience in Marine, Aviation, Nuclear, Defence or Public Works projects.
  • Preferred experience of working with third party suppliers.
  • IACCM, APICS, SCMA or other Certification is valuable.
  • Program or Project Management skills.
  • Team player with leadership skills.
  • Ability to use MS Project and the suite of MS Office.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • 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 https://www.babcockinternational.com/careers/

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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