Lead Portfolio Planer (Transport Project Planning)

Job Title: Lead Portfolio Planer (Transport Project Planning)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne C B D
Salary: $140000 - $150000 per annum, Benefits: Monthly RDO and travel benefits
Start Date: 2019-05-08
Reference: JO-1905-95261
Contact Name: Tim Venn
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 14:14

Job Description

The Company
This organization owns Victoria's transport land, assets and infrastructure and its purpose is to increase and protect the value of that asset portfolio

The Role
The lead planner will assure the highest quality of project planning, cost controlling and status reporting across a portfolio of high risk and high value projects by; 
  • Designing the highest quality cost and resource loaded schedules
  • Monitor the accuracy and adjust where required the schedules in keeping with the changing requirements of the projects
  • Identify financial risks and create solutions throughout the lifecycle of projects
  • Mentor and manage a team of planners to enable them to produce the best possible schedules 
  • Project cash flow using the in-house estimation tool 
  • Continually improve the procedures and and guidelines for the project management framework

About You
The Lead Portfolio Planner will have;
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (Engineering, Construction, etc)
  • Minimum 10 years experience in project controlling and planning in an engineering/construction environment 
  • Experience leading a team and mentoring industry professionals 
  • Excellent knowledge of Earned Value Management and Earned Schedule
  • Advanced skills in Primavera (v18)

The Benefits
  • Work with the asset owner 
  • Lead an established team of planning experts 
  • Enjoy other benefits such as RDO and travel benefits 

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Venn on 03 9929 9549, quoting ref no. JO-1905-95261. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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