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Facilities Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Building Management
Location: SA - Adelaide
Residency: Australian Permanent Residency
Job Reference: KF/1423536
Starting Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 16-Oct-2019
Rate: $NEG
Duration: N/A
Contact: Abhinav Bidani
  • Knight Frank, the place for the best property professionals
  • Facilities Management role - rare opportunity to manage a prestigious building!
  • Located in Adelaide


Knight Frank is recognised as a leader in property consultancy throughout the world, operating in 60 countries and employing more than 19,030 people worldwide.  In Australia, Knight Frank employs approximately 1,000 professionals in 26 offices. Knight Frank represents its clients in both commercial and residential markets, offering professional, agency and consultancy services. 


This is an opportunity to leverage your skills and knowledge within facilities management and manage an A Grade commercial office building.


This exciting Facilities Manager position is accountable for managing the assigned building facilities and ensuring that the client's asset is protected and enhanced.


The main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Be the primary contact for technical and maintenance advice, supporting your Senior Facilities Manager, Property Manager and Client
  • Building day-to-day management including operations & compliance matters
  • Adopt the Clients' specific procurement requirements
  • Provide recommendations to the clients and Property Manager to improve efficiencies on maintenance and operational issues
  • Ensure a high level of quality control of all contractors
  • Ensure 6 monthly audits of all keys / access cards
  • Conduct regular inspections of the entire building, including all common areas and plant rooms
  • Develop, implement and maintain Risk Management procedures in accordance with National and State regulations and Client's requirements


To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Significant work experience and demonstrated success in a Facilities Management role within the property/building industry
  • Trade qualification in electrical, mechanical engineering or plumbing
  • Tertiary qualifications (degree or diploma)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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 priorities competing demands.


Your success will hinge on your ability to provide excellent client service, prepare and manage reports, maintain contracts, successfully lead a team 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.


To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click the ‘Apply' button below and include a covering letter with your CV.


No recruitment agency enquires please.


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