Job Details
  • Reference393671A_1654658773
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted22 days ago
  • ConsultantCaitlen Gasparre

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 a Master Scheduler on a contract for 6 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

The applicants are expected to have previous experience working within a Shared Service Environments, with a collaborative approach to working in a dynamic and fast-moving environment.

Activities will include:

  • Develop and build a master GovERP / SDO master schedule which incorporates all relevant GovERP and SDO work packages, interdependency mappings, scheduling guidelines, input into project and program governance reports and artefacts, other program deliverables as required.
  • Under direction from the SDO GovERP Program Management team, fulfil complex planning, scheduling and work status tracking across an integrated workforce.
  • Undertake analysis with GovERP and SDO project managers & team members to determine resource and time estimates to develop various schedules.
  • Contribute to the SDO GovERP Program Management team's development of recommendations in relation to task acceptance and prioritisation.
  • Develop and maintain a SDO GovERP Program of Work status dashboard to provide SDO executives and SDO leads accurate data as to task, resource, and schedule status.
  • Provide scheduling briefings to SDO executives and staff to impart key information requirements for the maintenance of a program/master schedule.
  • Provide assurance and governance oversight over program interdependencies to ensure its accurate and appropriate identification and management.
  • Enabling the discussion of threats to dependencies and their flow-on impacts to deliverables and benefits.
  • Conduct assessments of impacts to schedule required for exception reporting and change proposals.
  • Specified Personnel will be expected to ensure appropriate documentation is stored in accordance with the Department's recordkeeping policy and practices.
  • Other duties as directed by the SDO GovERP Program team.

The applicants should have:

  • Scheduling qualifications or formal training with at least 5 years' experience in scheduling and work breakdown structures for large and diverse projects and programs.
  • Experience in scheduling using Microsoft Project Professional.
  • Ability to effectively and flexibly operate in a complex, demanding and high risk environment with a high degree of responsibility.
  • Ability to initiate opportunities for continuous improvement by identifying inconsistencies and risks in processes and systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision with proven negotiation and strong analytical, problem solving skills and business acumen.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships.
  • Well-developed understanding of contemporary PM methodologies coupled with proven understanding of project controls, scheduling and risk management.
  • Advanced skillsets in executive level project reporting and a thorough understanding of project financial management.

Security Clearance

  • A Baseline security clearance.
  • The applicant must be Canberra based

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Caitlen Gasparre on 02 6268 9750 or email for further discussion.