Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144657
  • LocationCanberra
  • Salary$602.55 per day
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted23 days ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an EL1 Program Scheduler on a contract for 12 months.

Position Overview

Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Working with Program Delivery Leads to maintain a program master schedule.
  • Collaborating with program stakeholders to review and update dependencies and milestones in the program master schedule.
  • Managing the interface between various work packages to manage the program dependencies.
  • Maintaining the master schedule and comparing work performed against the baseline.
  • Identifying activities affecting the critical path and working with relevant program stakeholders to identify corrective measures.
Key skills required for role:
  • Reviews project performance and focuses on identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Maintains an awareness of the organisation, monitors the context in which the organisation operates and finds out about best practice approaches.
  • Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty.
  • Recognises the links between interconnected issues.
  • Breaks through problems and weighs up the options to identify solutions.
  • Explores possibilities and innovative alternatives.
  • Establishes clear plans and timeframes for project implementation and outlines specific activities.
  • Monitors project progress and adjusts plans as required.
  • Gathers and investigates information from a variety of sources, and explores new ideas and different viewpoints.
  • Probes information and identifies any critical gaps.
  • Builds and sustains relationships with a network of key people internally and externally.
  • Commits to achieving quality outcomes and ensures documentation procedures are maintained.
  • Seeks feedback from stakeholders to gauge satisfaction.
  • Consults and shares information and ensures others are kept informed of issues.
  • Confidently presents messages in a clear, concise and articulate manner.
  • Approaches negotiations with a strong grasp of the key issues, having prepared in advance.
Desirable skills to have for the role:
  • Tertiary qualification in project management desirable, but not essential.
  • Familiarity with AGILE methodology and project scheduling programs such as MS Projects or Clarizen
Capabilities of the role:

Continuous Improvement
Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions.

Building Customer Relationships
Ensuring that the customer’s internal or external needs are met; building productive relationships with high-priority customers; taking accountability for customer satisfaction and loyalty; using appropriate interpersonal techniques to prevent and resolve escalated customer complaints and regain customer confidence.

Building Talent
Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ knowledge, skills, and abilities so that they can fulfill current or future job responsibilities more effectively.

Planning and Organising
Establishing an action plan for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources.

Engaging an individual in developing and committing to an action plan that targets specific behaviours, skills, or knowledge needed to ensure performance improvement or prepare for success in new responsibilities.

Decision Making
Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analysing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimises probable consequences.

Using effective involvement and persuasion strategies to gain acceptance of ideas and commitment to actions that support specific work outcomes.

Work Standards
Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Initiating Action
Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

Mandatory Requirements:
  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 for further discussion.