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Senior Manager, Facilities and Assets

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Fitzroy
Categories: Fleet Management, Warehousing, Storage and Distribution

Summary of program and its objectives:

The Shared Services division comprises of the Facilities and Assets, Information, Communication and Technology, Chaplaincy and People and Culture departments and has responsibility for the provision of support services to the other divisions.

The Facilities and Assets department is responsible for guiding and supporting staff in the use, disposal and management of all assets to maximise the return on investment in buildings and vehicles.

Main responsibilities of the role:

The Senior Manager Facilities and Assets is responsible for overseeing and managing all minor and major capital works, the Brotherhood’s fleet of vehicles and the effective maintenance of all the facilities of the property portfolio, including tendering for works and managing appointed contractors.

To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:

  • relevant tertiary qualifications in Facilities Management and Building/Construction or Project Management.
  • proven experience in managing and leading a team of direct reports
  • demonstrated experience in building, facilities and real estate management for a significant number of properties, both commercial and residential
  • demonstrated understanding and experience in managing a small fleet of vehicles
  • proven knowledge and skills in property risk minimisation and insurance claims management
  • a strong understanding of asset management and life cycling
  • a thorough knowledge of the tendering and evaluation process
  • proven expertise in the effective management of contractors and consultants
  • project management skills to ensure that all initiatives are completed on time, to specification and budget
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), with proven ability to advise, negotiate and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds
  • ability to set budgets and manage costs
  • willingness to take ownership and responsibility for decisions
  • ability to identify and resolve problems and make appropriate recommendations
  •  expertise and competency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • strong understanding of statistics and industry benchmarks with respect to assets and facilities management
  • understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.

This is a full time position working 38 hours per week.

Salary will be based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

For further information about the role phone Niamh O’Malley on 0424 751 928.

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.


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The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. 


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