Lead Project Scheduler

Job Title: Lead Project Scheduler
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Adelaide CBD, South Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 203137_1591672883
Contact Name: Matthew Chatterton
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 09, 2020 13:21

Job Description

Peoplebank are currently recruiting for a Lead Project Scheduler to support the Technology (ICT) Project function of a large, Adelaide CBD based company.

This is an initial 6 month contract, with a good chance to extend.

Working across a large and complex Portfolio, you will bring considerable experience with governance and transparent reporting to the Technology Projects team, whilst also being able to build capability through coaching and mentoring other members of staff.

Specifically you will:

  • Provide transparency of cross team schedules, baselines, activity completion, with identification of trends and corrective/preventative actions to support successful delivery of projects across portfolio's
  • Lead and support detailed project cost activities including, tracking commitments, estimation of accruals, monitoring the impact of changes and identification of trends and corrective / preventative actions to influence on-budget delivery of the teams operational and portfolio objectives
  • Provide clear reporting including proactive forecasting of Supplementary Approval Requests, issues and concerns

Other responsibilities include:

  • Establish Project Controls structures that enable visibility on project value tracking, project accounting and correct allocations
  • Utilises cost engineering standards and practices aligned with finance and accounting guidance
  • Ensures financial and cost structures are setup for project delivery and ensures that projects are financially closed out appropriately
  • Ensures systems data is aligned to reporting methods to produce value tracking of the portfolio via portfolio dashboard tools
  • Ensures systems data is aligned to reporting methods to produce value tracking of the portfolio via portfolio dashboard tools
  • Work with the Planner in providing delivery teams cost and schedule support and insights based on project data captured reducing delivery delays
  • Provides functional support and governance on cost estimating and schedules for projects reviewing tollgate cost estimates for checks and balances
  • Tracking and reporting on overall team OPEX spend vs forecast
  • Responsible for identifying and driving opportunities for Technology cost reductions
  • Utilises effective communication channels to encourage collaboration, new ideas and continuous improvement opportunities
  • Coach and guide project team in best practice for scheduling, cost estimating and build team capability
  • Help set up effective practices, routines & processes to manage the portfolio proactively and achieve all project deadlines with velocity & customer focus

To apply, please send your CV via Seek URGENTLY and we will contact suitable candidates ASAP.

SA: LHS 296564