Babcock Canada Inc. is a Canadian ISO 9001 registered company employing around 300 personnel at four locations (Halifax, Ottawa, Levis and Victoria Our parent company, Babcock International Group PLC, provides significant reachback capabilities in the Naval, Nuclear, Training, and Defence Communication fields. We are currently under contract with Canada for the Victoria class submarine In-Service Support Contract (VISSC As such we provide a wide range of services including Program and Project Management, Materiel & Logistic Support, Systems Engineering, Configuration Management & Records Support, Maintenance & Extended Docking Work Period Support, and Information & Knowledge Management. Our line of business is unique to Canada and we will continue to offer the opportunity for Canadians to develop and retain these highly specialized skills.
Babcock Canada is supporting a number of business development activities from our parent company including Babcock’s nuclear business, which trades under the name Cavendish Nuclear Ltd.
We are currently recruiting a Business Development Assistant who will provide support to Cavendish Nuclear Ltd, as well as support to the broader business development team at Babcock Canada. This is a permanent position in the Ottawa office with a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will report to the Director- Canadian Business for Cavendish Nuclear; additionally, the candidate will provide support to the VP Business Development, Marine & Technology.
The duties of this position are broken down approximately as follows:
20% clerical (various)
20% project & financial administration
20% event management
20% bid proposal support
The principal tasks and responsibilities entail:
Provide support to Cavendish Nuclear and Babcock Canada’s business development team
Assist with Internal Project planning and execution
Assist with proposal preparation
Organize, assist, and participate in customer relations events (Conferences, networking, charitable events)
Assist with the development and monitoring of a marketing plan
Acquire and/or recommend promotional material
Assist with the development of ads and brochures
Support and organize Trade Show booths, events and Exhibitions
Maintain financial & invoice records sheet
Maintain/ update business contact list
Assist with the preparation and update of power point presentations
Perform business opportunity environmental scans (MERX system etc
Research and analyse various industry information
Assist marketing officer in developing and creating marketing material
Organize travel for Business Development Team, as required
Track ongoing business opportunities/ bid submissions
Provide support to visitors from Babcock International Group, Cavendish Nuclear Ltd and affiliate/partner companies doing work in Canada
Assist in the development and refinement of internal business processes
Interface with colleagues in Babcock International and Cavendish Nuclear to stay updated on new marketing material, updated processes and procedures etc.
Make updates to Business Development processes and procedures in the Agility system, as required
Create and manage SharePoint sites and site security
The job qualifications and requirements include:
Eligible for Secret Security clearance
A diploma or degree in a related field such as Engineering, Business and/or Administration, Commerce, or any other relevant post-secondary educational qualification
Relevant Experience in an office environment is highly desired
Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint (or equivalents; advanced skills an asset)
Time management and organizational skill
Good interpersonal skills
Innovative and able to solve problems
Ability to perform customer relations type activities (proven experience an asset)
Flexible to work overtime and travel occasionally
Knowledge of SharePoint is an asset
How to apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume no later than 27 October 2014 by applying online at www.babcockinternational.com. Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Babcock Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity.
Career Level: Experienced
Industry: Aerospace and Defence
Job Function: Administrative and Clerical