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Master/Program Scheduler

Location:

Queensland

Work type:

Contract

Classification:

Information & Communication Technology

Salary:

$700 - $900 per day

Job reference:

JO-1804-518668

Start date:

2018-04-16

Contact email:

mats.rorvik@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Mats Rorvik

We are currently looking for a Master/Program Scheduler for a large government department. This is an initial contract until 30.12.18 with good chance of extension and will be based in Bowen Hills.  

The role:
Provide expertise and undertake specialised program/project activities to enable the successful delivery of large scale, complex Information Management (IM) and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) program/project(s).

Responsibilities: 
  • Deliver functional expertise and advice on planning and scheduling to facilitate successful outcomes.
  • Monitor and report on work branch schedules against agreed criteria and plan and create schedules as required and contribute to the maturity of the branch planning and scheduling capability.
  • Plan and coordinate the delivery of specialised work packages involving IM/ICT, ensuring solutions delivered are responsive to customer needs and sustainable in an enterprise environment.
  • Monitor and report on work package performance against agreed criteria.
  • Monitor resources and expenditure within the agreed work package budgets against the project forecasts.
  • Undertake risk and issues identification, assessment and mitigation activities by ensuring risks and issues are documented, reviewed and escalated as appropriate.
  • Ensure use of appropriate project management techniques, methodologies and tools in line with Queensland Health policy.
  • Initiate, influence and maintain relationships with and between internal and external stakeholders, facilitates effective communications and fosters relationships through lessons learned, feedback mechanisms and management of expectations.

Requirements:
  • Experience in an IM/ICT project environment, including planning, risk management, reporting, budgeting and project closure, and an ability to plan and coordinate the delivery of specialised work packages. 
  • Knowledge and application of appropriate project management methodologies (preferably PRINCE2), and an ability to provide sound advice and recommendations on the use of appropriate project management techniques, methodologies and tools. 
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of relevant tools (Scheduling and Product Based Planning)
    • Previous experience using Microsoft Project 2016 - to do the following:
      • Role based resourcing at the activity level
      • Managing Cross Stream & External Project Dependencies
      • Product Based Planning
      • Conduct variance reports and trending analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage one or more defined communication channels and/or stakeholder groups, and facilitate the business change decision-making processes, and the planning and implementation of change.
  • Proven effective consultation, facilitation, written and oral communication skills for use in a complex program/project environment. 
  • Demonstrated analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills and a proven ability to work in a team environment developing effective working relationships with team members.
Please apply now or contact Mats Rorvik or Tom Circosta on 07 3221 3333.

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