Job Details
  • Reference398349A_1662960888
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantAshleigh Blair-heykamp

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 Program Scheduler on a contract for 12 months.

About the Role:

Department is undertaking a significant Technology Refresh program with a focus on ensuring fit for purpose technology across all business areas.

We are seeking an experienced Program Scheduler to join the project team for the Corporate Solution Program. This program has been established to implement new Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Knowledge Management and Contact Centre Management software. This role reports to the Corporate Solution Program Manager.

The Program Scheduler will:

  • Collaborate with Program Manager and Project Managers to continually monitor and update programs and projects to ensure they are maintained, agreed milestones are met and resources are utilised effectively
  • Formulate & develop advanced scheduling methodology that gives continual work flow for the overall work programs.
  • Ensure the Master Schedule for the program / projects is maintained.
  • Coordinate inter-project dependencies and resource allocation
  • Assists in validating and tracking project delivery activities
  • Ensure that scheduling operates in accordance with the management systems
  • Collaborate with Program Manager and Project Managers to ensuring proper planning is completed prior to the commencement of work and creating schedules.
  • Identify potential gaps or obstacles that may compromise the success of projects, trouble shoot and present appropriate strategies to overcome these obstacles
  • Perform resource related analysis and generate insights and recommendation to address risks and issues regarding resource over-allocation and/or under-utilisation
  • Provide governance for project-related scheduling and resource decision


Essential criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in Project Planning, Scheduling and Reporting roles (minimum five years)
  • Experience in MS Project
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail/accuracy and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in Information Technology or related industry experience
  • Proven experience working in multi-disciplinary teams of IT professionals and business subject matter experts, working through high pressure situations
  • Certification in Project Management methodology (PRINCE2 practitioner or PMP)

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Ashleigh Blair-Heykamp on 02 6268 9934 or email for further discussion.