Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144673
  • LocationMelbourne
  • Salary$602.55 per day, Benefits: + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian’s in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office locations.
About the role:

The EL1 Program Scheduler is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes within the Participants, Platforms and Process functions of the Agency. You will exercise a considerable degree of independence to engage in very complex problem solving and issues management within the Participant Platforms and Process functions.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Work with Program Delivery Leads to maintain a program master schedule.
  • Collaborate with program stakeholders to review and update dependencies and milestones in the program master schedule.
  • Manage the interface between various work packages to manage the program dependencies.
  • Maintain the master schedule and comparing work performed against the baseline.
  • Identify activities affecting the critical path and working with relevant program stakeholders to identify corrective measures.

  • Extensive experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • 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.
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one
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
What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.
Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click ‘APPLY” to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 18th May 2023