2023 Property and Facilities Manager

Strathfield · New South Wales

Santa Sabina College is seeking an experienced professional to join us in the permanent full-time position of Property and Facilities Manager.

This is a dynamic and exciting role that will oversee the management of property and maintenance services across the College campuses which are located at Strathfield and Tallong in the Southern Highlands. The College is to be consistently well serviced, maintained and presented to the highest standard while compliant with legislative requirements and safe work practices through the effective management and supervision of the Property Team and external contractors.

The Property and Facilities Manager is the Chief Fire Warden and is responsible for operational security of the premises which may require after hours contact. The role is responsible for the procurement and management of College assets including furniture, plant and equipment in line with financial budgets and is actively involved in the operational aspects of capital works. This includes the oversight and maintenance of all buildings and grounds, security, fire, cleaning, waste management, and minor refurbishment projects.

The successful candidate will:

  • support the Catholic Dominican Mission of the College and promote the prayer life of the College
  • have demonstrated experience working in a complex stakeholder management environment
  • have TAFE or trade qualifications in relevant discipline or at least 5 years’ experience in project management, facilities management, property management or similar discipline desirable
  • possess the technical skills relating to the efficient running of large buildings including a broad knowledge of grounds, maintenance, building repair, alterations, utilities and all related areas
  • have experience with heritage buildings desirable
  • hold a valid and current NSW drivers licence desirable
  • have experience of managing budgets and delivering desired project results on time and on budget
  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge of legislation and regulation surrounding property management
  • be solutions oriented with a “can do” attitude
  • demonstrate excellent organisational and management skills, and the ability to prioritise own time and that of the property staff
  • possess excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communication
  • demonstrate proven success as a team leader with demonstrated outcomes
  • possess proficient ICT skills across a range of platforms and programs
  • maintain membership of professional organisations associated with the work of property management desirable
  • ideally be a qualified Workplace Health and Safety Officer and Fire Safety Officer or willingness to undertake the relevant training

Please visit the College website for further application details: https://www.ssc.nsw.edu.au/about-santa-sabina/employment/

Applications closed Wednesday 7 December 2022