Contracts Scheduler - #305782

H And S Labour Brokers


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Reference: JHB000262-CLT-1

Our client is looking for a Contracts Scheduler who will be in charge of creating, managing, and updating the project contracts schedule (i.e. programme), as well as progress reporting, highlighting risks or issues, and administering the contractor schedule. The scheduler will be based in Cape Town, but needs to be able to travel to and from Carnovan in the Northern Cape. The scheduler will also be in charge of creating, maintaining, and optimizing internal project control schedules to ensure efficient resource allocation, on-time task completion, and adherence to key integrated schedule timelines. The scheduler will collaborate closely with project and contract managers to ensure that resources are allocated effectively, contractual timelines are met, contractual changes are assessed and implemented, and potential delays or issues are identified and mitigated.

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
  • Develop, maintain, and update Level 1 - Level 3 integrated project schedules in Primavera P6 Professional.
  • Coordinate with the project team to provide schedule inputs and obtain resource loading details for the schedule.
  • Create baseline resource-loaded schedules
  • Assist Program/ Project Managers and Functional Managers on matters related to planning and scheduling issues.
  • Prepare tender schedules in response to tender proposals.
  • Prepare and/or evaluate Basis of Schedule (BoS) documents.
  • Develop comprehensive contractual schedules based on specific contractual requirements.
  • Schedule assessment reports, including claim assessment reports, baseline management & audit reports.
  • Oversee schedule progress update, updating material and activity tracking sheets.
  • Manage productivity reports, including planned, actual man-hours and earned allocated to activities.
  • Daily planning support: oversee the production of short-term schedules.
  • Conduct schedule analysis for requested changes and ensure the implementation of all approved change requests.
  • Review and approve Contractors??schedules to be integrated into the master project schedule.
  • Review schedule performance against baselines on a regular basis.
  • Participate in reviewing scope changes such as carrying out schedule impact analysis when required.
  • Conduct forensic planning to understand the impact of key events.
  • Identify potential risks related to schedules, contracts, and project scope and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Prepare regular reports on project schedules, including critical path analysis, scenario schedules, schedule trend reports, and
  • executive milestone reports.
  • Schedule meetings with all Key Project Stakeholders to obtain accurate information for schedule development.
  • Provide the latest forecast dates to Project Controller for cost planning on the project.
  • Maintain effective communication with clients (internal & external stakeholders), providing updates on project schedule status and
  • addressing their concerns.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, tools, and techniques related to scheduling and seek opportunities to enhance scheduling
  • processes.
QUALIFICATIONS, MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE
  • B. Tech (Eng.) or NQF 7 Bachelor?s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or a related field
  • Certification in Primavera P6
  • Professional certification in scheduling i.e. PMI-SP, PSP or similar (Advantageous)
EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in project scheduling within the engineering and construction field
  • Experience of working on large multidisciplinary projects as a scheduler or planner within the Engineering, Procurement and
  • Construction Management (EPC or EPCM)
  • Must be proficiency in scheduling software: Primavera P6 and Ms Projects
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of project management, planning, risk, and cost control
  • Contract Management according to NEC4, FIDIC & GCC (preferred)
  • Advanced EXCEL skills including the use of graphs and formulas
  • Project Management theory, principles, standards, and best practice
  • Project Estimation
  • Detailed control schedule
  • Procurement and Contract Management
  • Public Finance Management Act
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure
  • Efficiency in a high-pressure environment
  • Proactive
  • Planning and Resource management
  • Problem-solving
  • Knowledge of project management principles and methodologies
  • Willingness to work outside normal hours
  • No constraints on ability to travel within South Africa and Internationally
Should you meet the above requirements, please upload your CV to our website www.hslabour.co.za. {CVS VIA EMAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED}
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be considered.  Our client applies the principles of employment equity as per their policy guidelines and will consider designated groups in line with these requirements.
Candidates will be required to go through a background and vetting process.
The full job spec will be shared with short-listed candidates
Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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