Program Specialist

  • Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia
  • Fixed Term
  • Bring your project coordinating skills to injury prevention programs at icare!
  • Fixed Term (12 months from March), Sydney CBD location
  • Hybrid working environment, salary from $89K + super

We care for the people of NSW, building confidence and trust so our communities can thrive. We make the complex simple, so our schemes deliver better outcomes for people and communities. 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 insure over 329,000 NSW businesses and 202 NSW Government agencies. We protect around 90 per cent of public and private sector workers in NSW – that's approximately 3.2 million people. icare is a trusted risk advisor to the NSW Government, protecting over $266.6 billion of the state's most iconic assets, including the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The opportunity:

Provide co-ordination and support to the Program Manager to plan, manage and report on the successful delivery of program / project outcomes and benefits for our customers.

It’s an exciting time at icare where no two days are the same; as a Program Specialist/Project Coordinator you will:

  • Lead and/or co-ordinate the reporting and meeting activities and requirements to ensure accurate source of truth of the project’s progress against scope, cost and milestones / deliverables.
  • Create effective relationships with key stakeholders (external and internal) and influence them to progress on tasks required for the successfully delivery of programs and projects.
  • Co-ordinate change and communication activities with key stakeholders including steering committees.
  • Maintain and co-ordinate the resolution of the program’s risks, issues, dependencies and interdependencies.
  • Co-ordinate post project implementation reviews and ensure all project artefacts and learnings are captured.
  • Support the design, development and delivery of fit-for-purpose, best practice governance processes and procedures.

Your story so far:

  • Experience as a project manager/coordinator of multi-disciplinary initiatives
  • Competency in Microsoft applications
  • Qualification or experience in Project Management (Prince2, PMBOK)
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures

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
  • 17.5% annual leave loading 

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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