shipbuilding jobs in Canada

Assistant Project Manager

Ref No. EMP425053
Benefits Competitive benefits and full relocation
Location Halifax County, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


Based on the maritime East Coast of Canada in Halifax, this project is Canada's most exciting for the past 30 years! With a new assembly hall and cutting edge technology, they are building the new ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.


Prior experience in project management within a complex defence ship acquisition project

The Job

The Assistant Project Manager will support the Project Management Office in the successful planning, coordinating and delivery of contractual tasks, helping to ensure the successful performance of the project.

Key responsibilities:

  • lan and coordinate subcontractors and tasks to meet program schedule requirements
  • Interactions with key internal and external stakeholders, including Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Government personnel
  • Plan, manage and report on budgets, schedule and progress

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's or similar degree
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM) as well as experience in risk management and document control are essential
  • Experience in Cognos and / or PMP designation would be an asset

Why Halifax?

  • Attractive lifecycle - warm sunny summers for surfing or beach hopping and cold snowy winters for snowboarding or skiing
  • Affordable accommodation - beautiful spacious properties; choose from overlooking a lake, being nestled in woodland or downtown in the lively city centre
  • Social life - a big city with a small town feel
  • Education - excellent facilities, including a large number of schools and one of Canada's top universities
  • Connections - only a 2-hour flight to New York

About me:

With over 8 years' experience in recruitment, I have personally supported over 50 families in their move to Canada over the last 6 years. Having also lived arorad as a child and into adulthood, I know how daunting it can be to transform your life and consider relocating. To find out more, contact me on:

T: +44 1489 898 136



All successful applications must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security Clearance and U.S International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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