Project Scheduler

Job Description

Please note, this is an opportunity we are looking to bid for with the right candidate. It’s not a won contract presently.

Contract Length: 7 months
Skill Level: L3
Location: Canberra
Security Clearance Requirement: NV1

About the Position

This role is within the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group. The successful candidate will, on behalf of the Project Managers and Director and in collaboration with the other Project Scheduler, manage the Project Integrated Master Schedule. The role will be tailored to the suit the applicant (noting the option for level 2 or level 3). The successful applicant will interact with a broad variety of stakeholders and will be expected to demonstrate initiative and function autonomously (commensurate with their engagement level).

Requirements of the Role:
Tasks include, but may not be limited to, participating in or leading scheduling workshops to help team leads and project managers develop schedules including:

  • Resourcing,

  • Resource levelling,

  • Dependency development and analysis

  • Updating schedule progress in consultation with team leads and responsible parties

  • Reporting on schedule progress to project management

  • Identifying scheduling issues and recommending actions for remediation and resolution

Outputs of tasks will include:

  • Project Master Schedules

  • Work Breakdown Structures

  • WBS Dictionaries

  • Schedule reports

Essential Criteria

As the successful candidate you will possess the following (experience and skill levels to be adapted based on level of candidate):

  • Understanding of and experience in schedule management, methodologies, and tools (Open Plan Professional)

  • Experiencing developing schedules for large acquisition Projects at various stages of the project lifecycle.

  • Understanding of Defence acquisition projects

  • Experience with Defence acquisition projects would be beneficial

  • Understanding of and experience in the application of Project Controls

  • Understanding of, or experience in Project and/or Program Management would be beneficial

Desirable Criteria

  • Schedule management professional accreditation or qualification for Open Plan Professional

  • Degree qualification(s) in a field relevant to the execution of projects

This position is no longer available