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Junior Assistant Facilities Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Building Management
Location: QLD - Gold Coast
Residency: Australian Residents ONLY
Job Reference: KF/1408265B
Starting Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2019
Rate: $NEG
Duration: N/A
Contact: Abhinav Bidani
  • Opportunity to develop your career within Facilities Management
  • Rare opportunity to join a global market leader
  • Based in Gold Coast


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.


Starting your career and interested in Facilities Management?


Due to a number of significant successes for our Knight Frank Australian business, we have a vacancy for an Assistant Facilities Manager working for a key client of Knight Frank.


This role will work collaboratively with a team of Facilities Managers and will offer a stimulating combination of hard and soft services.  Reporting to the Senior Facilities Manager, they will guide and give you the support needed to be successful in this role.


The Role:

  • Provide reporting on maintenance issues, tenant issues/meetings, upcoming works, relevant schedules, arrears control and recommendations
  • Management of building contracts/service providers
  • Ensure security of the building is maintained, following procedures
  • Implementation of maintenance programs
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with our client, tenants and tenant representatives
  • Being a point of contact for technical advice
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliance, risk and sustainability targets and KPIs
  • Monitoring and management of energy and water consumption
  • Assist with day to day coordination of work scheduling during major projects
  • Other ad-hoc duties
  • Some travel will be requireds


To be considered for this role you will have:

  • A minimum of 1 year's experience in Facilities/Property Management 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining strong relationships
  • Desired knowledge of FM operations, industry best practice, building codes of Australian and legislative requirements (including EPA) relating to FM
  • Demonstrable problem solving and time management skills
  • Microsoft Office literacy is a must
  • A valid Australian Driver's License


Your success will hinge on your ability to provide excellent client service, prepare and manage reports, maintain contracts and achieve set objectives. A successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to think strategically whilst having the capacity to interface with other members of the team.


Knight Frank offers a competitive remuneration package and a supportive environment where you can learn and develop both personally and professionally. This is an excellent opportunity to further your career and join a company that values their employees. 


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