Scheduler (Open Plan Professional)

Job Description

Contract Length: 6 months
Location: HMAS Cairns, QLD and remote 
Security Clearance Requirement: Baseline Security Clearance

About the Position

A Scheduler is required for a 6-month project in Defence, under broad direction to support the SPO Director through the provision of scheduling expertise and support.

First 6 weeks of the role is on site, then remote is available.

Duties include:

  • Being accountable for organising their workflow and making independent decisions relating to their area of responsibility

  • Interpret and provide advice within the project control function based on policy and procedures

  • Undertake specialist research and analysis, conduct reviews, and perform procedural and administrative support work to achieve results

  • Required to engage and communicate with stakeholders to identify, respond, and provide advice on issues to achieve Defence outcomes

  • Require to actively engage with schedule and project controls

Experience/Skills Sought:

  • Demonstrated ability for the development and maintenance of project planning activities

  • Coordinate project performance and identify the need for change and takes action

  • Develop and implement project briefs and reports using a range of tools and techniques

  • Identify risks, uncertainties, and opportunities during the planning process, and develop and implement agreed recommendations that contribute to project outcomes

  • Build and sustain effective relationships with team members including the provision of coaching and mentoring and actively participate in team and group activities

  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders, provide constructive feedback, and recommend solutions

  • Resolve problems using expertise, taking the initiative to identify alternatives courses of action

Essential Criteria
  • Minimum Diploma qualification Project Management

  • Demonstrated experience working on Defence projects, using Open Plan Professional (OPP) scheduling program

  • Detailed knowledge of the One Defence Capability System (formerly Capability Lifecycle)

  • Demonstrated experience working in environments with Commonwealth information security requirements

Desirable Criteria
  • Qualifications in project support elements relating to Project Management

This position is no longer available