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Senior Project Planner.

Senior Project Planner

Job Title: Senior Project Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: $850 - $900 per day + super
Reference: 3308148
Job Published: August 04, 2021 12:04

Job Description

Our client is the leading transport agency in New South Wales and they are currently seeking a Senior Project Planner with Rail experience for an initial 6 month contract.

The primary purpose of the role is to develop and maintain schedules for a portfolio of projects/programs to monitor key activities and assess impacts to achievements of key milestones for full lifecycle of projects/programs.

Key accountabilities
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with project team to implement best scheduling practices for portfolio of programs/projects.
  • Contribute to the development of the project schedule and project plans through the interrogation and reporting of contractor’s project progress claims.
  • Work with project team to review impacts, test scenarios and develop solutions for scheduling demands
  • Conduct risk control activities around schedule and mitigation strategies to manage slippage
  • Monitor progress and resource requirements against an agreed contract baseline plan for each project and program, thereby assessing level of confidence for achieving key milestones.
  • Develop project/program schedules by working closely with various disciplines and project/program teams to ensure the accuracy and completeness of schedules without compromising any project/program interdependency.
  • Provide support in development of master integrated schedule for portfolio of programs/projects in order to monitor key activities and milestones.
  • Develop and implement Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) including alignment with Cost Breakdown Structures (CBS) in accordance with TfNSW standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for schedule integrity to ensure schedules are compliant with TfNSW standards and procedures and maintained to the highest quality.
  • Conduct the required project baseline management and schedule analysis including but not limited to cost and resource loaded schedules, critical path analysis, what-ifs analysis and time chainage diagram development for the full project lifecycle.
  • Analyse deviations from the baseline in the schedules highlighting bottlenecks / delays and propose corrective actions and report.
  • Analyse and highlight the overall schedule impact of any variance / change order raised to enable clarity on change effects.
  • Provide support to in development of the Schedule Management Plan for projects/programs. Develop Basis of Schedule documents, including assumptions and narrative.
Essential requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications in project management or a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation and maintenance of the schedules in various infrastructure projects/programs in development and/or delivery phases across multi-disciplinary industries
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please click "Apply Now" or call 0282524001.