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Deputy Project Director, Build

Ref No. EMP453198
Benefits Competitive benefits and full relocation
Location Halifax County, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Based in the scenic maritime city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, this is Canada's most exciting shipbuilding project for over 30 years! With a brand new facility and cutting edge technology, they are building the new ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.


Experience across either naval ship design, commercial shipbuilding, or other large military procurement program

The Job

The Deputy Project Director, Build will serve as the lead interface between the Company's Project Management team and various functional teams including the DND Project Management Office, Royal Canadian Navy, Combat Systems Integrator Subcontractor and Warship Design Subcontractor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor assigned areas of the project to ensure completion within budget, to schedule and in compliance.
  • Supervision and overall responsibility of the Project Management Organisation
  • Support, develop and implement program strategy and plans

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Master's degree in Engineering or an MBA is preferred
  • Proven experience working in naval ship design, commercial shipbuilding, or other large military procurement program

Why Halifax:

  • Attractive lifestyle - warm sunny summers for surfing / beach hopping and cold snowy winters for snowboarding / 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 2 hours by plane to New York and a direct 6 hour flight from the UK

About me:

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

T: +44 (0) 1489 898136



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

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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