Job Details
  • Reference384364A_1638497589
  • LocationAdelaide
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 2 months ago
  • ConsultantBrooke Phelps

Chandler Macleod is partnering with candidates and clients alike to unleash their full potential. Successfully working with leading operations throughout Australia, the team at Chandler Macleod is actively sourcing and placing candidates in the right roles using our 'Best Fit Methods'


The Company
Our client is an independent statutory agency, supporting people with significant and permanent disabilities and their families.


About the team
The Claims and Payments Transformation Program consists of two teams; the Claims and Payments Improvement team and the Claims and Payments Integrity team.


The Claims and Payments Improvement team is responsible for strategic planning and implementation of transformation initiatives to increase payments and claims quality, efficiency, controls, correctness and outcomes. This includes ensuring claims and payments processes are optimally included in improvements relating to CRM Software.


The Claims and Payments Integrity team includes functions for payments assurance control testing and sampling. It reports on outcomes of assurance activities and assists with remediation. It is also responsible for establishing and maintaining internal and external relationships to improve the payments control environment. The team is responsible for implementing detective and preventative measures that will reduce claims and payments error and improve compliance. This is achieved by a combination of manual validation checks and systematic risk & behavioural analytics.


About the role
The Project Manager is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes across the functions of the Agency.


The position is a team membership position within the Agency and has a concurrent requirement to resolve issues and risks across a broad range of activities of substantial depth involving significant detail and to provide support to the team leadership of their work area in the planning and coordination of the team.


The Project Manager will coordinate and assume responsibility to undertake detailed or sensitive projects that may include performing varied activities involving many different and unrelated processes or methods that may impact on the strategic or operational outcomes that support the Agency's objectives.


The position is responsible for actively managing key internal and external stakeholder relationships and may be required to represent and negotiate on behalf of the Agency to advance the interests across a range of forums.


Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Developing, managing and implementing project plans and schedules in accordance with the Agency's project management framework.
  • Contributing to project design, governance arrangements and operational integration.
  • Ensuring project deliverables and milestones are met on time.
  • Researching, reviewing and evaluating projects in specific operational or technical areas.
  • Reporting on project outputs to stakeholders and overseeing regular project reporting including status updates and exception reports.
  • Preparing and reviewing written material including business cases, plans, reports and executive briefs and corporate documentation.
  • Identifying, assessing, managing, escalating and monitoring project risks, issues and benefits, including developing treatment strategies.
  • Analysing project performance and coordinating quality management activities to ensure that project deliverables are fit for purpose and meet client needs.
  • Setting strategic direction and priorities for the portfolio area in line with Agency priorities and national/branch action plans.
  • Developing and delivering optimisation initiatives to support service improvement and performance in line with strategic objectives.

What you will bring to the role

  • Previous experience within a similar role; Government experience is preferable but not essential.
  • You will be a passionate and empathetic individual with a desire to kick start your career within the Government and Disability space
  • Experience in Project Management in an office environment is essential
  • Excellent time management, planning and efficiency
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    What we offer:
  • Adelaide location
  • Casual contract from mid-January 2022, until June2023, with possibility to extend
  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm, full time working hours
  • $75/hr + superannuation casual contract (negotiable)

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.


Must hold a current DCSI Working with Children, or willing to apply.


Must be an Australian Citizen's or Permanent Resident's to apply.


If you are interested in the above roles and you have the right experience for the positions, please apply now following the link below.