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Senior Facilities Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Building Management
Location: QLD - Brisbane
Residency: Australian Permanent Residency
Job Reference: KF/1384219A
Starting Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 24-May-2019
Rate: $NEG
Duration: N/A
Contact: Germaine Lim
  • Senior role – Shopping Centre/Retail
  • Located in Brisbane / Gold Coast
  • Leadership, team management

Knight Frank is recognised as a leader in property consultancy throughout the world, operating in 58 countries and employing more than 13,000 people worldwide.  In Australia, Knight Frank employs approximately 1,000 professionals in 24 offices. Knight Frank represents its clients in both commercial and residential markets, offering professional, agency and consultancy services. 

An opportunity is on offer to leverage your skills and knowledge within Facilities Management. Take your career to the next level in this leadership role at Knight Frank Australia. This Senior FM position is accountable for the management of a portfolio of shopping centres as well as leading a team of Facilities Managers. The portfolio of shopping centre assets are located in regional and metropolitan areas and as the leader of this team you will have a client facing role in addition to the management of the Knight Frank Facilities Managers.

Supporting our key clients' assets, you will help ensure that Knight Frank provides leading edge Facilities Management services that meet and exceed the expectations of our client through your own portfolio management and leadership skills. You will be involved in strategic decision making, the provision of key advice and will work in collaboration with the senior leaders in Knight Frank's Facilities Management team. Your shopping centre portfolio will offer a stimulating combination in the delivery of hard and soft services and will guarantee a varied workday with consistent collaboration.

The Role:

  • Provide leadership and manage a team of Facilities Managers and direct efforts to maintain a high level of building presentation and operations
  • Ensuring optimal operation of buildings to improve on all sustainability metrics
  • Being the senior contact for technical and maintenance advice, supporting the property management teams and clients
  • Assist clients with the development and implementation of capital works and tenancy fit-outs as required
  • Building services contract administration and procurement to ensure all technical, risk and statutory requirements are met
  • Implement, audit and maintain risk procedures across all assets
  • Budgeting and planning & forecasting
  • Maintain and be fully conversant with all Australian Standards, statutory and legal requirements directly related to building management service delivery
  • Provide recommendations to the clients and Property Managers to improve efficiencies on maintenance and operational issues
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with our clients, tenants and service partners
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliance, risk and sustainability targets and KPIs
  • Supervise and develop on-site operation and facilities staff, maintaining a team environment and enhancing overall building and service delivery standards

To Person:

  • Demonstrable Facilities Management experience in the retail sector
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to engage and lead a team
  • A high level of financial aptitude, computer literacy, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong stakeholder management and relationship development skills
  • Knowledge of Facilities Management operations, industry best practice, building codes and legislative requirements relating to facilities management
  • Ability to operate with a high level of autonomy and able to manage and prioritise competing demands.

Ready for the next challnge? Apply today.

Applicants with permanent Australian working rights need only apply.

No recruitment agencies please

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