Overview

A rare opportunity has arisen, for an accomplished General Manager – Property, Facilities & Projects who will truly align with our clients mission and values to become an integral member of the senior leadership team working for our client, a leading community based organisation that provides disability, aged care, training and employment services nationally. Reporting to the Executive GM Corporate Services the role of GM Property, Facilities & Projects will assume the overall responsibility of providing leadership in all matters relating to our clients extensive property portfolio. Working collaboratively with stakeholders across the organisation the GM will establish the strategic direction that positions our client to effectively maintain, preserve and manage their multi-site, national portfolio. This includes leading and managing key capital projects.

A little bit about YOU! As the successful applicant, you will have notable experience as a GM or 2IC from a large organisation who can demonstrate a breadth of experience in managing a portfolio of properties with a proven background in the facilities sector. You will exhibit strong operational management of the corporate property team ensuring delivery of its compliance and monitoring obligations with all necessary legislative requirements. You will demonstrate well-defined people leadership skills with the capacity to build culture to influence conduct driving positive change. A natural strategic thinker who has the ability to lead by example while developing and nurturing partnerships with key stakeholders will positon you for success.

Some of your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Responsible for setting a direction that positions to maintain, preserve & manage multi-site, national portfolio of physical assets and drive alignment of that strategy back to each business unit
Collaborate with the wider business to develop maintenance & replacement strategies for all assets & facilities
Oversee facilities and assets management planning and set standards including the development, implementation & monitoring of a maintenance framework
Oversee the planning and delivery of capital project programs including major projects
Oversee the development & implement cost effective strategies to identify & manage organisation wide property management & leasing requirements & support all contract negotiation
Ensure the team operates within budget constraints and provides adequate financial reporting as required
You will be key in promoting and driving the new structure
As the successful incumbent, some of your experience & qualifications will include:

Tertiary qualification in project management, facilities management or a related discipline
Proven experience in delivering capital projects, facilities management and leasing
Demonstrate previous experience managing a facilities or corporate property team
Well-developed interpersonal & communication skills, both written & verbal
Clearly conveys and cascades information and engages the audience helping them to understand and retain the message
Capacity for high level problem solving and ability to adapt to changing priorities
To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate, through interview, previous experience as detailed above. On offer is a competitive salary package, being a not for profit, our client offers generous salary packaging options. Your role will require flexibility across work locations. This organisation offers state-of-the-art premises in Geelong. Suitable applicants are encouraged to apply. For a confidential discussion please contact Vicki Stavrou on (03) 9252 2239. Alternatively click on

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