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Master Scheduler

EL1 ($125,047 - $142,618)
Policy Programs and Engagement Division > Programme Management
Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney

Closing - 4 Jul 2022
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Divisional Overview

Policy Programs and Engagement – responsible for informing policies, managing external stakeholder relationships, and being the place of excellence for driving program delivery, reporting and outcomes.

Primary Purpose of Position

As the Master Scheduler you will be responsible for providing support to the Director, Portfolio Prioritisation and Planning in the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO). The EPMO leads work across the Agency to effectively prioritise, plan and manage the Agency’s portfolio of projects and programs.

To succeed as the Master Scheduler, you will exhibit a high level of flexibility and an ability to multi-task at all times while working with a considerable degree of independence, under broad direction. You will demonstrate sound decision making and judgement and engage in complex problem-solving issues management. Core skills will include the ability to think strategically across portfolio, well developed stakeholder engagement, and clear and succinct written communication skills.

Eligibility

  • Australian Citizenship is a condition of eligibility
  • Ability to obtain and maintain national police check
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a higher clearance if required by the Agency.

Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications with at least five years’ experience in EPMO within a government environment.
  • Scheduling, program or project management certification in PRINCE2, Agile, PMBOK, MSP or related methodology.
  • Technical expertise using a range of data base programs specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Must possess the required certification needed in fields like supply chain, project management, or business management, with a minimum of five years’ experience working in a similar position.

Application

To apply for this position please submit your resume and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages outlining your relevant experience within the context of the five relevant duties as outlined in the position description: Leadership and Accountability, Management Diversity and Span, Job Context and Environment, Independency and Decision-making, and Stakeholder Management.

For more information, download the position description (PDF, 207.4 KB)

To apply for this position, click on "Apply for the job".

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