Planning Scheduler / Manager

Location: Canberra
Job type: Full Time
Salary: $AU$55.00 - AU$120.00 per hour
Contact name: Bianca Fong

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH7324_1633390311
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: 25/10/2021

Planning Scheduler/ Planning Manager

  • Career progression, profession training & development
  • People Centric team Culture
  • Challenging role with opportunity to work across exciting projects


  • Attractive hourly rate contract with possibility of long term extension
  • Opportunity to contribute to Department wide program management activities
  • Support provided by a diverse and high performing team

About the Company
This Government Department works to make a real difference to people's health by giving them greater control and access to information. Currently in the process of improving data and technology to help Australians live healthier, happier, and more productive lives. The department focus on putting data and technology safely to work for patients, consumers and the healthcare professionals who look after them.

About the role

Seeking a Planning Scheduler/ Planning Manager to support the Infrastructure Planning team and provide a wide range of experience, knowledge and skills, including, but not limited to:

  • Provide Schedule management guidance and support to the Project Managers, including the development of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and in identifying intra-program dependencies, schedule risk and issues
  • Translate projected forecasts, incoming volume, and work scopes in to a production plan with a time-phased build scheme
  • Ensure all aspects of the project's multiple timelines are accurately captured, maintained, analysed and coordinated
  • Sustain effective, collaborative relationships and networking with all internal clients and external stakeholders
  • Assist with project management tasks, including project scheduling, risk and issue management, status reporting, planning, documentation, and project reviews

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful in this role, candidates will need:

  • IT Project Coordination Experience (Prince2/ PMBOK)
  • Experience with visualisations and process mapping tools (e.g. PowerPoint, Vision etc)
  • Knowledge of best practice project management methodologies and toolsets including advanced skills and expertise with Microsoft Project
  • Skills in the development, provision, and/or management of the success of metrics
  • Proven experience around Complex Program Scheduling/Master Scheduling

Skills & Experience
Successful individuals will demonstrate a range of experience across general coordination and administrative functions, including:

  • 5+ years full project management/coordination experience
  • Worked with IT project managers to ensure delivery of work items
  • Well developed self organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships
  • Experience in the development and establishment of scheduling and dependency management processes and standards
  • Demonstrated experience in managing all documents, policies and procedures, standards and specifications.
  • Have the ability to obtain a Baseline Clearance

Please apply and email your resume to or call 0401 231 789 for a confidential conversation.