Job Description

Significant Defence Projects Collaborative team Career growth and development


About the role

The Project Scheduler/Planner is responsible for the preparation and management of Integrated Project Master Schedules and providing scheduling, earned value and project controls reports for External Maintenance Availabilities (EMA’s), Defect Rectification Periods (DRP’s) and Maintenance Window Opportunities (MWO’s).


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Develop and maintain Integrated Project Master Schedule (IPMS) for EMA’s and MWO’s and continuous maintenance; Regularly analyse IPMS and manage schedule variance and float; Produce and evaluate project management information from IPMS; Ensure all planning interfaces and inter-dependencies are fully captured in the IPMS; Produce and maintain critical path analysis and key event/milestones plan; Identification of quantitative schedule risk through analysis of IPMS; Support the Production Manager in preparation of weekly project reports and ad-hoc reports to NSM management; and Directly engage with Subcontractors and Project Supervisors to obtain IPMS data and updates.


About you

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Ability to work as an effective team member; Strong ethics and integrity; Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills; Demonstrated experience in maintaining delivery to high technical and quality standards; Demonstrated experience in a similar role; Intermediate to advanced skills in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Excel; and Working experience in earned value analysis, critical path method & associated reports; Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance to Negative Vetting-1 level; Construction Induction Card (White Card); Experience with other scheduling software (Open Plan Professional, MS Project, Acumen Fuse, Primavera Risk Analyser) (Desired); Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (Desired); Intermediate skills in other Microsoft Suite programs such as Power Query/BI (Desired); and Competent in the use of SAP (Desired).


What we offer you

Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more; We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life; We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave; You’ll have access to be Rewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan; Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days; You’ll be able to participate in our we Recognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business; Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business; Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers; Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


This position will work within our subsidiary Naval Ship Management (NSM), which provides asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Working closely with supply chain partners, NSM provides cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability, and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. NSM supports assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet – most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets as the Asset Class Prime Contractor.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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