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Program Manager

Independent Living Assessment


Independent Living Assessment (ILA) is a for-purpose organisation based in Perth, Western Australia. The organisation began its life as part of Independent Living Centre WA. In January 2020 ILCWA repositioned and rebranded to Indigo Australasia and set up a new corporate entity – Independent Living Assessment Incorporated.

ILA's vision is for a community where everyone is able to make genuine and informed decisions on how to live independently. Our purpose is to provide nationally competitive and individualised supports, knowledge, and tools that enable and enhance living well in the community through delivery of a range of assessment, navigation, and community and sector capacity building initiatives.

ILA has recently been funded by the Commonwealth Government to develop and deploy a digital suite of solutions initiative that’s focused on providing older people with early access to ageing well strategies and low risk assistive technology information to assist their activities of daily living, therefore assisting them to remain living at home for longer and preventing their premature access to aged care services and supports.


The Program Manager will lead delivery of this strategic and multi-faceted project, incorporating user-centric design to optimise early adoption and ensure its ongoing operation throughout Australia. Reporting to the General Manager and working with operational staff and the project team, you will be responsible for delivering the project to time and budget.

This role will have program management accountability over several key areas including:

  • Lead development and execution of a detailed project implementation plan using agile methodology.
  • Incorporate codesign into the project plan utilising established ILA methodologies to ensure a customer-centric suite of solutions.
  • Ensure project alignment and contracted deliverables are met
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure implementation of community engagement and marketing strategies
  • Manage communication of progress and utilise a problem-solving, and mitigation approach to project risks and roadblocks
  • Ensure the projects complies with accessibility, security, incident management and data management requirements.
  • Establish a standardised approach to project management utilising plans & tools, methodology, reporting/KPIs, risk registers & escalation processes.


We are looking for a vibrant professional with an in-depth ability to engage others and unite them to achieve project goals. You should be organised, approachable and driven to deliver great outcomes. We seek someone with:

  • Demonstrated project management skills and preferably agile experience (min 5 yrs)
  • Highly developed interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with demonstrated ability to adapt.
  • Dynamic, fast paced, and resourceful skillset.
  • Experience with implementing change management activities, that focus on process and people aspects of the change
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office products, i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Hands on experience with project management software, like MS Project, Jira, or DevOps (desirable)


Benefits of working at ILA are many:

  • It’s a great place to work with fantastic culture!
  • Diverse and motivated team
  • Ongoing support, training and professional development
  • Competitive salary, employment conditions, generous salary packaging provisions and 10% superannuation
  • Flexible working arrangements - work from home and the office.
  • Additional annual leave / ability to purchase leave
  • Health & Well-being Program including flu vaccination and EAP support and fun active social committee
  • Rewarding work and being part of an organisation that makes a difference to peoples’ lives
  • Initial 12-month fixed term contract

We encourage you to contact Andrea Morris on 06202 4700 or andrea.morris@ilaustralia.org.au, using the subject line: Program Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs, to discuss the specifics of the position.

Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate has been sourced.......don't delay, APPLY NOW!

We value our people at ILA and strive to have a positive and adaptive culture, one that aligns with our values; so cultural fit is just as important to us as qualifications, technical skill and experience. Values: Passion, Integrity, Embracing and Authentic

We promote and support diversity and inclusion in our workplace and encourage all diversity groups to apply. If you require any additional support during the recruitment/interview phase, please contact hr@indigosolutions.org.au.

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