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Project Scheduler

Requisition ID: R10065326

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location Icon Location: Australia-Fortitude Valley, Queensland, AUS   |  Mawson Lakes, South Australia, AUS  |  Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, AUS +2 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret (NV1)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

We’re building something special here in Australia. Committed to safeguarding our country’s future by solving the toughest problems in Aeronautics, Space, and Mission Systems, we’re investing in our business, growing our capabilities, and nurturing a great reputation as the place to be in the Defence Industry. ‘Defining Possible’ is our mantra and we’re committed to making sure that’s as relevant for our people as it is for our customers.

Our Integrated Systems Operational Unit is at the forefront of emerging projects, products, systems and technologies which are paramount to Northrop Grumman Australia’s growth strategy. This has opened up a new opportunity for a Project Scheduler to join our evolving and rapidly growing team.

Your role:

This is a critical role supporting our Program and Project Managers to achieve key objectives by leading the estimation, scheduling and management of new and existing projects ranging in size, complexity and capabilities.

Ideally you will have had similar experience in project-based organisations of large, multidisciplinary nature and be a confident communicator liaising with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.  Experience working with Earned Value Management principles and tools will be advantageous.  

This position can be based in Adelaide, Canberra or Brisbane.

What’s in it for you?

Here at Northrop Grumman Australia you can shape your career in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of market leading flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training
  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9 day fortnight
  • Purchased annual leave
  • Salary packaging including novated car leases
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Employee Assistance Program

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

This position reports to Australia-Fortitude Valley, Queensland, AUS, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 2 locations listed above.



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.