Project Planning & Scheduling Trainee

Thales

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time

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We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Thales Australia

Based at the Garden Island Defence Precinct (GIDP), our Above Water Systems (AWS) teams are working collaboratively to deliver ship repair services, maintenance and life cycle capabilities for commercial and naval ships in Australia.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Defence personnel, Veterans, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Talk to us about any support or accessibility requirements you may need and how we support flexibility in the workplace.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage a flexible work culture.

About the Role

The Planning & Scheduling Trainee is a member of the Planning & Scheduling team, which is part of the AWS Project Management Office (PMO).

This Planning & Scheduling traineeship is a two-year fixed term opportunity based at our Garden Island, NSW site, where you will develop the foundational skills and gain practical experience by being trained in and work alongside planning & scheduling, project control, PMO peers and project management staff to be able to provide a range of project planning, scheduling and control activities, including.

  • Using Primavera, assist with the preparation of tender schedules in support of bid submissions

  • Using Primavera, assist with the preparation and maintenance of project master schedules during the production phase of a projects

  • Assist with the preparation and issue of physical work packages for scheduled tasks

  • Assist in project schedule and cost control activities to support Project Managers/Control Account Managers (CAM) to effectively manage their scope of work

  • Assist with the preparation of regular reports and charts on project schedule progress and project performance

  • Assist to support the management and analysis of workload and workforce demand for AWS

  • Work as part of a team in a dynamic multi-project environment and play a part in ensuring the RAN and our other partners meet their objectives.

  • Formal learning consists of undertaking formal studies in Project Management, as well as role specific training including Primavera tool training.


About You

  • Study for a TAFE or Tertiary qualification in Project Management

  • Demonstrate well-developed communication skills with the ability to work in a dynamic multi-project team environment

  • Demonstrate computer literacy including knowledge of standard Microsoft Office suite

  • Be able to understand and apply new information and concepts

  • Demonstrate analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Be able to treat new situations and change as opportunities for learning and growth

  • Be committed to complying with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures

Good to Know

You will receive an email acknowledgement after you have applied. Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian Citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. This role will also require you to work with information covered by the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) and as such your nationality may affect your eligibility for the role.

To learn more about security clearances please visit http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/

Prior to offer you will complete a pre-employment police and medical.

For more information on Thales visit us @ThalesCareers on Instagram.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more on how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://work180.com/en-AU/for-women/employer/thales.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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