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Job Detail: Facilities & Assets Manager

Parramatta & Western Suburbs, Sydney, Australia - NSW


About The Role

  • Seeking someone with a strategic mind who can develop efficiencies across the business unit. Whilst identifying growth and development opportunities.
  • Hybrid and flexible working model – we focus on a work life balance.
  • 5 weeks per year annual leave.
  • Salary Packaging – more take home pay.
  • Discounted Gym Memberships and more!!!

About Northcott

Northcott is a not-for-profit disability service provider that works with customers to realise their potential.

As one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit disability service organisations, we provide services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout NSW and the ACT. We have more than 90 years of experience and expertise in the disability service industry.

We employ almost 2600 staff and provide empowering, personalised services to over 13,500 people with disability, their families and carers each year.

About the role

The role will be responsible for managing the facilities, infrastructure, procurement/contract, and fleet teams within Northcott to ensure they align with the strategic direction of the organisation. To regularly review these services to ensure quality and consistency of the services are delivered within the required timeframes.

To ensure these services are regularly reviewed including a strategic plan to ensure cost efficiencies are maximised and strategies are aligned to the overall business performance goals.

The typical duties of this position include:

  1. Develops strategic relationships with senior staff within Northcott and other organisations.
  2. Manages the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) portfolio ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.
  3. Lead development, management and review of leases, contracts, tenders, and supplier agreements to meet business requirements, standards and industry benchmarks.
  4. Establish and provide reporting and timely advice to stakeholders regarding issues and assessment of facilities, plant and equipment requirements to support capital planning and investment.
  5. Monitoring suppliers and overseeing inventory controls are in place to ensure accurate quantities of stock/supplies are purchased at the best price and within specified timeframes.
  6. Developing, piloting, testing, and implementing procurement tools.
  7. Conducting technical, business and process analysis identifying areas for improvement and providing advice to senior management.
  8. Monitoring and developing KPIs and performance objectives for staff including training and development needs to ensure performance standards are achieved.
  9. Coaching and guiding leads in the facilities, procurement, contracts and fleet teams around all people management aspects to ensure expected performance standards are achieved.
  10. Developing and managing the budgets for capital expenditure.
  11. Contributing to and implementing the organisation’s strategic purchasing/procurement plan in line with the overall business performance goals.
  12. Overseeing the preparation of tenders, contracts, business cases, proposals and the negotiation of contracts.
  13. Negotiating property related transactions such as lease agreements, rentals, purchase contracts, etc.

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrated experience in a property maintenance role, real estate, finance, purchasing/procurement, contract management, fleet management or related field.
  • Good knowledge and experience in contractual law.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving, research and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to manage multiple teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to use own initiative and work autonomously with excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, consultation, negotiation, leadership, computer, presentation and stakeholder/vendor management skills.
  • Business, communication, change management and customer service skills.
  • Negotiation and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in service review cycle.
  • Specialist knowledge of procurement concepts, processes, activities, and trends.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and develop budgets including a capital works and capital expenditure plans.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Relevant qualifications in property management, real estate, finance, purchasing/procurement, contract management, fleet management or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in a management role with strong leadership skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Awareness of legislation relevant to the position, particularly in regard to Work Health and Safety requirements.
  • Asset management and contractual law skills.

Why work for us?

  • A family friendly workplace is offered, and support provided for staff to manage their home and work lives effectively.
  • Being a not-for-profit organisation, salary packaging is available to all staff; this can increase your take home pay.
  • In addition to four weeks annual leave, all Northcott employees are entitled to extra leave days to cover any compulsory closure. In most instances this translates to an extra week’s leave every year.
  • Your role will be more than just a job –you’ll be making an empowering difference to the lives of people with disability every day.
  • Our staff have access to discounted fitness centre memberships, yearly flu shots, health insurance deals, holiday cabin rental, shopping, and banking, reward programs and a free confidential counselling service.





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