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Senior Program Scheduler

Brisbane, Australia

Job ID 9186
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

The Opportunity:

This position is responsible for the generation, maintenance and analysis of master program/project schedules, including status, performance, network logic, and critical path.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts;
  • Senior professional with strong knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of project management. Specialising in multi project schedule development and monitoring & control;
  • Work closely with Project Engineers and Project Managers to ensure projects are executed within budget, in-scope and within agreed schedule;
  • Performs schedule analysis in support of assigned programs or projects;
  • Utilises Gantt, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas;
  • Prepare, develop and coordinate integrated master plan and integrated master schedule (IMP/IMS) using Open Plan Professional, MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Ensures projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality;
  • Effective communicator with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and project control system guidelines;
  • Work consists of making significant improvements of processes, systems, solutions, or products to enhance performance of job area;
  • Provides measurable input of new products, processes or standards in operational plans that will have some impact on the achievement of overall company results;
  • Explains, interprets, and gains cooperation on policies, procedures and practices;
  • Contributes to the development of goals for the company and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans);
  • Conducts extensive investigation to understand root cause of problems. Problems span a wide range of difficult and unique issues across project and programs;
  • Develop new concepts in line with company policy and processes;
  • Attend and lead scheduling status reviews and conduct briefings with senior leaders, which requires ability to communicate matters of importance to the business;
  • Works to influence others to accept individual or team’s views or practices and changes to concepts, practices, and approaches;
  • Participate in schedule training, engineering and program excellence organisation; and
  • Makes moderate to substantial improvements to systems and processes.

What you'll bring:

  • Extensive prior related experience as a Senior Program Scheduler;
  • Requires proficient knowledge of job area. May have practical knowledge of project management;
  • Previous exposure to ASDEFCON;
  • Experience working with Open Plan Professional;  
  • Extensive experience of MS Project;
  • Experience creating and/or maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and any Supporting Schedules on assigned projects/programs; creating and presenting project-level reports, presentations and deliverables that reflect risk and status to program management and senior management relating to the IMS is required; and
  • Earned value reporting and assessment

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Monte Carlos Risk Analysis (Schedule Risk Analysis);
  • Structured Solutions - SSI tools management;
  • Critical thinking and problem solving, attention to detail and quality of product deliverables

About us

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defence technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defence and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

A few of our employee benefits are:

  • 5 Weeks annual leave
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working where possible
  • Flexible annual leave (buy & sell up to 2 weeks)
  • Salary continuance insurance (SCI pays 75% of your base salary and bonus for up to
  • 2 years)
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Life & Total Permanent Disability Cover
  • Novated Car Leasing

Important to know

Due to the nature of our work many our roles require an Australian nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet eligibility.

Eligibility and clearance process information can be found at;

https://www.defence.gov.au/security/clearances/about/overview

L3Harris respectfully requests no agency submissions at this time.

As an equal opportunities employer, L3Harris is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join L3Harris.

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