Project Scheduler

Job Title: Project Scheduler
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: training,commission
Reference: JO-2006-100717_1592636403
Contact Name: Brittany Kyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2020 17:00

Job Description

A leading Australian Government agency is need of a Project Scheduler for a long term contract position.

This role would suit a hands-on scheduler with excellent stakeholder skills who can support multiple project managers simultaneously. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with MS Project and MS Project Online


  • Work closely with Project Managers / Schedule Owners to develop, track and maintain
    detailed schedules using Microsoft Project Professional and Project Online.
  • Provide direction / guidance / task allocation / resource profile views and reports to
    Project Managers.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Scheduling Standard, Schedule Templates and Project
    Online Enterprise Global environment.
  • Carry out schedule analysis to manage dependencies, risks, issues and opportunities
    through effective tracking if tasks and milestones are being achieved in a timely manner.
  • Work within a master schedule structure where multiple schedules are integrated, and
    roll up reporting is generated, maintaining the integrity of project level schedules.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and ability to manage baselines and
    update status.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of summary level schedule reports including
    milestones, dependencies, resource utilisation and critical path.
  • Apply the Program Management Plan and Delivery Framework Dependency
  • Assist in maintenance of the dependency register.
  • Assist in the facilitation of dependency identification, agreement and delivery between
  • Ensure alignment between the dependency register and detailed schedules.
  • Assist in the production and maintenance of dependency reports.

    Skills and experience required:
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Project Professional, Microsoft Project Online
    and the PWA environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining multiple delivery schedules.
  • Demonstrated experience of schedule planning and analysis techniques (e.g. critical path
    / chain analysis).
  • Experience with various Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC).
  • Experience with traditional and agile ways of working.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining central resource pool and forward resource
  • Demonstrated experience user of the Microsoft Office suite, including Visio.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain trusting working relationships with senior
    delivery managers and subject matter experts.
  • Competent in the implementation and adherence of schedule and dependency related
    policies and procedures.
  • Experience with document management and collaboration tools such as SharePoint, MS

    Please Note: The candidate must state their agreement to have or obtain a baseline security clearance

    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 Simone Wilson on 03 9929 9503, quoting ref no. JO-2006-100717. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at