Program Scheduler

Job Title: Program Scheduler
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Market rate
Start Date: 2019-08-02
Reference: JO-1907-532652
Contact Name: Danielle Wren
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2019 09:03

Job Description

8 month contract + possible extension // Based in Brisbane CBD

We are seeking a talented Program Scheduler who has project management skills to join a large government division.

As the Principal Program Scheduler your primary role will be to deliver effective planning and scheduling rigour for the Program of Work. 
Key accountabilities will include:
  • Provide expert advice on project scheduling practice, techniques, strategies, and methodologies.
  • Develop and/or enhance project schedules for large, critical and high risk ICT and business change projects ensuring they align with strategic objectives and current best practice.
  • Manage the program and individual project schedules.
  • Prepare schedules and reporting activities for the program and projects within timeframes.
  • Track, monitor and ensure optimisation of task delivery and resource utilisation, scheduling conflicts are avoided.
  • Prepare heat maps to assist Agencies and Project Managers to determine Program and Project level resource conflicts.
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships by communicating, consulting and negotiating with clients, consultants, contractors and other key stakeholders to ensure the achievement of your project's outcomes
  • Ensure adherence to program objectives and governance practices including change management.
  • Undertake project management activities to support the Program Director and Principal Project Managers as required.
Your suitability for this role will be assessed against your:
  • Expertise in program scheduling including identifying and managing risks, issues, business impacts and interdependencies.
  • Success in leading high-profile, complex technology integration projects and/or programs involving business or financial management systems.
  • Stakeholder engagement skills including strong consultation, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Skills in use of scheduling tools/software (such as Microsoft Project) to schedule, track and produce reports.Project management skills and applying project management methods (such as PRINCE2)
To express your interest in this position please click the 'Apply' button now or contact Tom Circosta or Danielle Wren on 07 3221 3333. Alternatively, email for more information.