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Project Scheduler and Cost Controls Coordinator

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

About the role

The Project Scheduler and Cost Controls Coordinator role is responsible for assisting with planning resource, cost and material requirements, assessing dependencies and communicating results for the ADF GSE (Australian Defence Force Ground Support Equipment) contract. This function will support task leads through the integration of ADF GSE contract project schedules, workforce planning and cost control reporting.


Responsibilities could include:

  • Analyse, test and validate project schedules against objectives, deliverables, milestones and tasks;
  • Provide advice, insights or recommendations on schedule options and strategies to maximise business outcomes;
  • Actively maintain schedules for the ADF GSE projects to include all scope variations, project changes and progress of tasks and
  • Gather and synthesise information from various inputs to determine and recommend integrated, accurate and realistic portfolio schedule for ADF GSE.

What we want from you

  • Australian Citizenship with current Baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain;
  • 2-5 years’ experience in project planning and scheduling;
  • Knowledge with one of the following: Prima Vera, IFS or Microsoft Project tools;
  • Demonstrated experience in program scheduling;
  • Project scheduling and cost controls experience within Defence or Engineering industries.

Babcock welcomes applications from candidates with all backgrounds, and experiences, however, due to the defence orientation of the role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance, as defined by the AGSVA guidelines



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 1,300 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. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team 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;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

What sets us apart at Babcock?

  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with numerous discounts across retail, health, entertainment etc
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

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