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Facilities Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Building Management
Location: NSW- Albury
Residency: Australian Permanent Residency
Job Reference: KF/1584591D
Starting Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 20-May-2022
Rate: $NEG
Duration: N/A
Contact: Abhinav Bidani

About us: 

At Knight Frank we are passionate about property, but it takes more than passion to make us the world's most successful privately-owned property agency and consultancy. 

With a 125-year heritage, we are part of a global property powerhouse spanning 488 offices and more than 20,000 individuals. 

We look for different. You can expect different from us. We employ extraordinary people - so our clients have every right to expect extraordinary service. 

We champion a diverse and inclusive workplace, where individual uniqueness is celebrated, contribution is rewarded, and voices are respected and heard. A place where everyone has the chance to perform at their best.  

The role: 

Our Facilities Management Team is regarded as a leader in the provision of facilities management services to some of Australia's most respected institutional and corporate clients. 

Your success will hinge on your ability to provide superior 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. 

Key tasks:

  • Being the primary contact for technical and maintenance advice across a portfolio of retail centres
  • Procure services to ensure all technical, risk and statutory requirements are satisfied and within budget
  • Essential services management including air conditioning, lifts and fire safety
  • Management of building contracts/service providers
  • Development and implementation of preventative maintenance programs
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with our client, tenants and tenant representatives.
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliance, risk and sustainability targets and KPIs.
  • Ensuring optimal operation of buildings to design.
  • Detailed monitoring and management of energy and water consumption Independently Project Manage smaller scale capital expenditure improvements
  • Preparation of detailed Monthly activity reports 

Who we are looking for?

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining strong relationships
  • Facilities Management experience in the retail property industry sought, with the ability to operate with a high level of autonomy in managing the delivery of concurrent FM projects
  • Retail Experience desirable
  • Sound knowledge and experience in tendering and negotiation practices
  • Technical qualifications /experience for any of the building major services including air conditioning.
  • Thorough understanding of relevant Australian legislation (including EPA) Australian Standards, Building Codes of Australia and good work practices
  • Demonstrate strong organisation, problem solving and time management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office literacy is a must
  • Must have a valid driver's license and own reliable form of transport 

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible working arrangements designed to suit individual circumstances and family needs
  • A generous 14-week parental scheme (including superannuation) for primary carers
  • Birthday and study leave
  • A workplace where you can purchase additional leave so you can take that extra break with family or friends
  • We applaud your need to give back to the community and give you 2 paid volunteer days each year to support one of our-affiliated charities
  • Because life can throw the unexpected at us, we help subsidise private health insurance excess, if you or an immediate family member requires hospitalisation 

Not the perfect fit? Apply anyway & tell us what skillset you do have! You might have a skill we didn't realise we needed!

Be yourself. Break the mould. Boost your career. Because we look for different, for exceptional results. Be sure to get your resume in quickly, no cover letter required.

We are proud to be the first real estate company to be recognised as a Work180 endorsed employer for all women.

The development of our Reconciliation Action Plan plus working alongside CareerTrackers allows us to celebrate all Australian societies by creating equal employment opportunities for people with indigenous backgrounds.

Our planet is our future and as we work towards net carbon zero status we're encouraging & supporting an environmentally friendly office to lower our impact on the world. 

Applicants with Australian working rights need only apply.  No Agencies please.

Please note, if you are successful in securing a role, you will be subject to police checks as part of our standard recruitment process

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