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Project/Master Scheduler

Job Title: Project/Master Scheduler
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$850 - AU$880 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH4865_1583815454
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2020 14:09

Job Description

The company
Well-known organisation with superb reputation currently require an experienced Project Scheduler. Reporting into the Manager of PMO - Technology, the project scheduler is a critical role with a project portfolio of over $40m+.

The role

Immediately available role, responsible for a large portfolio of projects - c$40m+
  • Includes 30 PM's, 60+ projects and 15 resource managers and all the associated schedules

Schedule, Resource and Cost Estimation
  • Work with senior project managers, Program Managfers to create detailed project and master schedulers
  • prepare detailed resourcing plans, project and master schedules and cost estimates
  • Assist in estimation and risk assessments
  • Participate in workshops and meetings specific to developing project schedules, resource plans and or cost forecasts
Maintenance of Project Schedules, Resource Plans & Budgetary Forecasts
  • Plan scheduling activities and resourcing
  • Identify and communicate resourcing risks and issues
  • Resolve interdependencies
  • Develop strategies to mitigate issues, perform project 'health checks'

Reporting & Documentation
  • Ensure quality management controls are applied
  • Provide timely visibility of project baselines and how projects, programs are tracking

Essential skills (please only apply if you have the following)

  • 5-10 years' experience as a Master/Project Scheduler
  • Must have had experience looking after a similar scale of projects - c$40m+
  • Superior skills in developing and maintaining accurate schedules, resource plans and costing information at a project, program and portfolio level utilizing project management / scheduling tools
  • Proven capacity to effectively manage the competing resourcing, planning and funding demands of concurrent projects within a Portfolio, identifying potential solutions to emerging resourcing or scheduling conflicts or emerging cost / schedule overruns or risks;
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace change;
  • Previous experience working with both agile and waterfall based project management approaches, as well as human-centred design techniques, would be advantageous.
  • Clarity, MS Project, Primavera or similar
  • Project Management Certification (Prince II, PMBOK. Agile)
  • Good governance combined with flexible way of thinking
  • Gov/Education background could be favourable
  • Strong team player, excellent communication, organisation and influencing skills
Start ASAP
Initial 6 month contract with likely extension

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