Graduate Program

Connecting passion + play

A career with Medibank will connect you with more. More possibilities. More prospects. And more time to connect with the things you enjoy.

If you are a talented individual, a career at Medibank will suit you better, because you will be coming together with a group of like-minded people who will help you to progress and achieve more.

We pride ourselves on our diverse workforce and for valuing the range of backgrounds that represent our people through gender, age, LGBTI, ethnicity, religious and cultural backgrounds, family status and flexibility.

Our Program

Our Graduate Program is a structured 18 month program offering 3 x 6-month rotations. We welcome innovative thinking; we support career aspirations; and we recognise and invest in the development of strong leaders. We offer a range of career development opportunities – with tools + resources + programs for you to progress your career. Medibank rewards the hard work and contribution of employees in the course of their jobs through incentive schemes, recognition and reward programs, community fund activities and access to training and development.

Our performance program provides employees with an opportunity to set performance goals that contribute to the broader Medibank strategy and their own development.

We develop our people through on-the-job experiences, coaching and mentoring, and volunteering opportunities. These opportunities encourage employees to donate time and resources to not-for-profit organisations and causes that are truly close to their hearts.

About Medibank

At Medibank we are motivated by improving the health of all Australians and the health of our members. We are passionate about building a better health system that is centred on people, and sustainable in the long term.

Medibank’s diverse business is aimed at improving the health of more people in more ways than ever. Our products span across our core private health insurance business – a business supported by over 90 retail stores and 35 clinics throughout Australia – to our complementary healthcare services including life, pet and travel insurance. On top of this, we run multiple telephone-based health assurance services.

What Can I Apply For?

  • Customer, Marketing & Strategy

    Be an integral part in supporting and refining Medibank’s Corporate Strategy. The Customer, Marketing & Strategy business stream ensures Medibank’s capabilities and operations are focused on delivering great customer experiences, as well as driving revenue growth in the market. You will contribute by working on initiatives and programs of work that strengthen our position.

    What we look for

    Medibank is an amazing place to work so we are looking for thought leaders to be a part of our team. In addition to this, you will also:

    • Be naturally inquisitive
    • Enjoy seeking out new opportunities for business growth
    • Have a passion for selling innovation and spreading the word to the external market
    • Have a commercial mindset
    • Be a confident communicator, happy to be in the spotlight presenting to leaders

    Your opportunities

    You’ll have the opportunity to rotate through different teams to build your experience and grow your network. In the past, employees have been lucky enough to work on:

    • Drawing on business data to help support new strategies
    • Projects of diverse scope and significant complexity
    • Delivering presentations to the business
    • Researching external market conditions

    Skills you’ll learn

    • Project management
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Process mapping and engineering
    • Influencing and negotiating
    • Change management governance
    • Strategy planning

    Career Opportunities/Prospects

    A specialist in one of the following fields:

    • Strategy
    • Marketing
    • Product Design or Product Management
    • Customer Transformation
    • Change Management
    • Business Analysis
    • Portfolio Management

    Preferred degree disciplines

    • Management, Business and Administration
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Economics, Finance or Commerce
    • International Business
    • Statistics and Analytics
    • Mathematics
    • Marketing
  • Information Technology & Innovation

    At Medibank IT we’re making it easier for the business to interact with customers through digital and traditional technology channels. With a strong IT Strategy in place we are looking for up and coming talent to help us through our next defining stage. We’re bringing this to life by way of innovation, invention, revolution and change.

    What we look for

    Medibank is an amazing place to work so we look for amazing people. To be a part of our team:

    • You are crazy about technology
    • You are an advocate for change
    • You love to learn about new technologies
    • You are in the know with up and coming solutions
    • You are a strong communicator who enjoys building relationships

    Your Opportunities

    You’ll have the opportunity to rotate through different teams to build your experience and grow your network. In the past graduates have been lucky enough to work on projects such as:

    • Transforming the Medibank IT environment onto new digital platforms
    • Provide innovative new technologies to help bring the Medibank IT strategy to life
    • Learn how to negotiate with and manage IT vendors
    • Help provide highly interactive customer centric software
    • Find new ways to Interact with customers in a digital world
    • Create new pathways for the business to get the data they need

    Skills you’ll learn

    • Business analysis skills
    • Engagement skills
    • Influencing skills
    • Software Architecture skills
    • Project management skills
    • Mobile application development & design skills
    • Financial management and reporting
    • Process engineering

    Career Opportunities/Prospects

    A specialist in one of the following fields:

    • Project Management
    • Business Analysis
    • Service Management
    • Vendor and Relationship Management
    • Commercial Management
    • Service Architecture
    • Security Analysis

    Preferred degree disciplines

    • Information Technology
    • Computer Science
    • Software Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Management, Business and Administration
  • Enterprise Services

    Enterprise Services’ purpose is to lead Medibank to better business in health, through superior commercial insights, support and advice. You will contribute by helping to ensure the company stays financially healthy and can meet its obligations, while demonstrating stewardship by enhancing the governance of the company through controls, maintenance and strategic decision making.

    What we look for

    Medibank is an amazing place to work so we look for amazing people. To be a part of our team, you will:

    • Enjoy building relationships
    • Thrive on problem solving using analytical skills
    • Be a natural communicator
    • Focus on delivering outcomes for internal and external customers
    • Be successful in a dynamic and changing environment
    • Be results driven

    Your Opportunities

    You will have the opportunity to gain experience across all dimensions of Enterprise Services, by rotating into different teams and deepening your understanding of our organisation. The ES function incudes teams such as Finance, Legal, Actuary, Investor Relations, Treasury, Risk and Compliance. Your rotations will be designed to give you an overview of all parts of the Enterprise Services functions and develop your skill set in different environments, with unique challenges.

    Skills you’ll learn

    • Financial management and reporting
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Project management skills
    • Engagement and influencing skills

    Career Opportunities/Prospects

    A specialist in one of the following fields:

    • Finance Analyst
    • Legal Counsel
    • Accountant
    • Finance Officer
    • Actuarial Analyst
    • Compliance Officer
    • Reporting Analyst
    • Internal Auditor

    Preferred degree disciplines

    • Business
    • Management, Business and Administration
    • Economics, Finance or Commerce
    • Accounting
  • People & Culture

    At Medibank we believe in our people. Our People & Culture team partner with our business in delivering our strategic goals. We have over 100 people in our People & Culture team and centres of excellence that inspire and equip our leaders in the areas of Wellbeing and Community, Recruitment & Engagement, HR Advisory, Performance & Reward and Talent, Capability & Culture.

    What we look for

    Medibank is an amazing place to work so we look for amazing people. To be a part of our team you must be:

    • Passionate and inclusive
    • Aligned to our vision and values
    • A natural communicator and a people person
    • Flexible in your approach whilst being able to provide sound advice

    Your Opportunities

    You’ll have the opportunity to rotate through different teams to build your experience and grow your network. In the past, graduates have been lucky enough to work on projects such as:

    • Manage exciting community focused events such as our Reconciliation Action Plan events and Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Partnership
    • Coordinate employee development and talent initiatives
    • Assisting the HR Business Partners on employee wellbeing and engagement projects
    • Coordinating recruitment activities with our in house Recruitment Business Partners
    • Assist with Learning & Organisational Development and events and rollouts
    • Contribute to HR reporting and metrics

    Skills you’ll learn

    • Engagement skills
    • Influencing skills
    • Event Management skills
    • Reporting and analysis
    • Coaching leaders in our business
    • Strategy and innovation

    Career Opportunities/Prospects

    A specialist in one of the following fields:

    • HR Advisor
    • Recruitment Business Partner
    • Learning & Development Coordinator
    • Performance & Rewards Analyst
    • Health & Safety Coordinator
    • Wellbeing Advisor

    Preferred degree disciplines

    • Human Resource Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Corporate Sustainability
    • Organisational Psychology
    • Business (Human Resource Management)
    • Business (Management)
    • Commerce

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Eligibility

Please note that all roles are currently based in Melbourne. Interstate candidates are encouraged to apply but must be prepared to cover all travel costs for attendance at key selection stages if invited.

You are eligible to apply for the 2018 Graduate Program if:

  • You are in the final year of your undergraduate or post graduate degree and able to work full time as of February 2018;
  • You have completed your university studies within 2 years at the time of your application; and
  • You are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

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Applications have now closed for our 2017 program and will re-open for our 2018 intake in early August.

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Support and FAQs

About the programs

How many graduates do you take each year?

Our Graduate Program intake will comprise of approximately 10 – 15 graduates.

What locations?

Our roles are all Melbourne metro based in the Medibank head office.

What is the start date for the program?

The Graduate Program starts in February 2018. The length of the program is 18 months with 3 x 6-month rotations.

Application and recruitment process

Recruitment process

The initial recruitment process for the Medibank Graduate Program will be managed in partnership with Fusion Graduate Consultancy.

Our recruitment process has a number of steps to ensure we place the strongest and most passionate candidates within our graduate program. Throughout the entire process you will be kept up to date on the status of your application and if you are unsuccessful at any stage throughout the process you will be given constructive feedback as to how you might better your chances in future.

When can I expect to hear from Medibank about my application?

We will be in touch by email at regular intervals throughout the recruitment process. We strongly encourage you to check out our “key dates” and familiarise yourself with the deadlines. It’s also a good idea to check your emails every day to ensure that you don’t miss a key invitation or piece of information. If you have any questions or concerns you can email us at careers@medibank.com.au

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