Project Scheduler

Melbourne Permanent - Full Time

Passionate about making a meaningful contribution within the broader community, in particular the sustainability and renewable energy sectors, Josh has over 18 years’ experience in the scientific and energy industries in varied roles from Scientific Technical Officer through to Director of a renewable energy start-up.Josh has volunteered for NFP organisations in Australia and Asia and has a commitment to make a change in the world for the better through his collaborative approach, focus on accelerating impact and excellent ability to develop meaningful professional relationships.Josh has qualifications in Environmental Science, Landcare, Land Conservation and Restoration.

Recruiter :
Josh Gill (He/Him)

Josh Gill (He/Him)
  • Key role in unlocking the offshore wind industry in Victoria
  • Play an Important role in Victoria's clean energy future
  • Flexible work environment within a highly motivated team
The Company
Our client, The Port of Hastings Development Authority manages landside operations and infrastructure at the Port of Hastings, ensuring it remains a safe, vibrant, and sustainably developed deep-water port within an ecologically significant area.

Identified in the state's Navigating our Port Futures strategy, the Port of Hastings is the preferred hub for offshore wind power projects. The government is investing early in its redevelopment to support this sector. The development will undergo an Environment Effects Statement, recognising the port's Ramsar-listed wetland status, which is central to this new role.

The Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal (VRET) is a proposed assembly port for offshore wind components in Victoria. The Port of Hastings, specifically the 25-hectare Old Tyabb Reclamation Area, has been chosen for the terminal. This Crown Land, managed by the Port of Hastings Corporation and reserved for port purposes, is crucial for assembling and delivering offshore wind infrastructure.

The Role
The Project Scheduler is a crucial position for planning, monitoring, and controlling projects at the Port of Hastings. This role involves establishing and maintaining project schedules, providing contract administration support, and developing project control processes and tools to ensure timely and budget-compliant project delivery. The Project Scheduler will work with project teams, stakeholders, and management to ensure accurate reporting, risk management, and decision-making.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Create and update the master schedule for the VRET project.
  • Evaluate schedules from contractors and consultants to ensure alignment with project deadlines.
  • Help establish and manage the project budget and cost control system.
  • Monitor project milestones and deliverables to meet deadlines and budget limits.
  • Process invoices, verify cost codes, reconcile invoices, and record actuals and accruals.
  • Ensure prompt handling and processing of contractor and supplier invoices.
  • Supervise project office activities for new projects.
  • Provide contract administration support to the project team.
About You
The ideal candidate will be a proactive, detail-oriented professional who can manage complex project schedules, facilitate effective communication among stakeholders, and ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. Additionally, you will be passionate about renewable energy and sustainable development, with a strong commitment to supporting the growth of offshore wind infrastructure in Victoria.

Required Skills and Proficiencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, engineering, business, or a related field.
  • At least two years of experience in project controls or a similar role.
  • Proficient in project management tools and software.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with industry-leading practices in project controls.
  • Strong understanding of project management and control principles.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project (mandatory) and Primavera P6 (preferred).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Skilled in cost control and issue tracking.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities.
The Rewards and Culture
This is an amazing opportunity to play a key role in unlocking the offshore wind industry in Victoria. This is a key component of Victoria’s clean energy future, with targets of 9GW of offshore wind capacity by 2040, and over 6000 additional jobs created.

How to Apply
Apply now by submitting your current CV (in Word format) via our online application process.

For a confidential discussion or to review the information pack and full PD please contact Josh Gill via [email protected].

To be eligible to apply, you must have unrestricted rights to work in Australia.

Talent Nation encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex, and genders.

Applicants can request a reasonable adjustment at any stage during the recruitment process, please contact us so we can provide adjustments for you.

Referral reward:

Government > Government State Government

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