Senior Project Scheduler

Job Title: Senior Project Scheduler
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PR/004669_1620972317
Contact Name: Adrian Broadhead
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2021 18:05

Job Description

Great opportunity to join global Defence technology organisation and be part of mission-critical capability program.
Our client is seeking a qualified and experienced Defence Cost Schedule Analyst to join their team for a fulltime and on-going role.

About the Role

As the Senior Scheduler you will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and supporting the schedule in partnership with multiple program stakeholders and teams.

You will establish standards, processes and systems to enable accurate and timely monitoring, reporting and performance measurement of project schedule and scope through the project execution lifecycle.


  • Develop, implement and improve the project schedules using Microsoft Project
  • Undergo routine schedule reviews and update in accordance to project scope
  • Assist in the analysis of any project variances and trends including capturing and reporting against corrective action plans
  • Conduct critical path and critical chain analysis on the project schedules
  • Maintain all documentation and databases in relation to project planning, maintenance and data trace integrity

Skills & Experience

  • Strong experience in MS Project
  • Tertiary Project Management qualifications or recognised industry experience
  • Minimum 8+ years experience in Defence scheduling projects
  • High level of communication skills with the ability to influence multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in principles, concepts, practices and standards, relating to scheduling and EVM principles
  • Must hold an active Defence security clearance of NV1 or higher

Please submit your cv in WORD FORMAT.

Who are we

Finite is an Australian owned, award winning independent Defence and Government technology recruitment company. We currently supply to many of the country's largest prime contractors, SMEs, PSPs, State and Federal Government organisations.