Program Director

  • Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia
  • Fixed Term
  • Lead and manage the delivery of a strategic capability for one of Australia’s largest insurance providers
  • Hybrid, flexible and collaborative working environment
  • Attractive salary package

At icare, we provide insurance and care services to the businesses, people and communities of NSW. Whether a person is severely injured in the workplace or on our roads, icare supports their long-term care needs to improve quality of life, including helping people return to work.

We provide workers compensation insurance to more than 329,000 public and private sector employers in NSW and their 3.2 million employees.

In addition, we insure builders and homeowners, provide treatment and care to people severely injured on NSW roads; and protect more than $266.6 billion of NSW Government assets, including the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, schools and hospitals.

The opportunity:

It’s an exciting environment where no two days are the same. But on a typical day could see you:

  • Work with the executive sponsor and executive steering committee to evaluate designs, formulate the solution, and develop the roadmap to deliver the strategic outcome with optimal efficiency
  • Lead the development and identification of the benefits from the strategic program, and structure and align the underlying projects and program to ensure clear and aligned objectives which lead directly to the realisation of the business benefits
  • Develop integrated governance routines for the entire strategic program, inclusive of decision making, risk and issue resolution, and reporting through to the Group Executive Team (GET) and icare Board
  • Be accountable and provide leadership and guidance across multiple projects and provide quality assurance against the program scope, cost, schedule and outcomes, ensuring disciplined and high-quality delivery across key compliance and project management standards

Your story so far:

  • Extensive experience in a range of Program Management and Transformation roles
  • Highly developed stakeholder management skills with a collaborative approach
  • Tertiary qualifications in business management or related discipline
  • Qualifications in Project Management (Prince2, PMBOK)

What we offer:

We know our strength comes from the diversity of our people and so we want people with different experiences and backgrounds to apply. We recognise the importance of balance and flexibility and understand that it’s not a one size fits all approach.

icare provides career opportunities and great employee benefits, including:  

  • Flexible working arrangements to help you balance work and life
  • A corporate wellbeing program with subsidised gym membership, free flu vaccinations and health check programs
  • Comprehensive learning and development support 
  • Our People Awards - On-the-spot Recognition, Quarterly Values Awards & Our People Annual Awards
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • icare day – access to an extra day’s leave

If you think you’re the right person for this role, please apply now. Don’t delay as we’re assessing applications as they are received.

icare recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If there are any accessibility adjustments you need to help you be able to apply for this role, please contact us at:

Please note that you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia, New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport or have unrestricted working rights to apply for this role.

  • icare is the brand of Insurance & Care NSW
  • For more information about icare visit our website
  • icare operates a direct sourcing model so no agency introductions will be accepted
  • We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant
  • A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles.

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