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Senior Facilities Manager | Account Lead

Ref: JN -122018-64179
Auckland, Auckland Central
Property & Real Estate, Facilities Management
10th December 2018
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Leading property and asset advisory consultancy is seeking to secure a Senior Facilities Manager to oversee operations for a key client based in their impressive Auckland head office. The role comes at a time where the business is embarking on an exciting period of continued growth, change and operational development leading to them requiring leadership and operational management for their integrated facilities function.

The role of Senior Facilities Manager will work on the leadership aspects of a key client's national retail operations with a broad remit of managing key contracts, minor projects and maintenance. With overarching objectives to provide best practice and cost-effective FM solutions, this role will draw up technical know-how, high-level relationship management and financial acumen.

Overseeing their existing facilities contracts covering both hard and soft FM components, this globally recognised client requires an experienced facilities leader to meet contract deliverables, co-ordinate key stakeholders and drive change.

You will be seeking a new challenge as a team manager for this exciting lead FM role and the ideal candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead the assigned account and ensure all contract and operation services are delivered and compliant while remaining in accordance with budgets.
  • Run a maintenance programme to ensure the upkeep of building fabric, plant and equipment and operational contracts.
  • Budgetary responsibility including management of services to meet all Opex and Capex spend.
  • Select and review contractors when appropriate and manage their activities.
  • Implement asset life-cycle management reviews and work with other professional to devise value-add preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Responsibility for the existing FM team allocated to the contract, supporting on hiring and mentoring into the team, and onward training and development.
  • Key point of contact with landlord's property professionals and external services providers to successfully execute maintenance, refurbishment and servicing works.
  • Manage statutory compliance and HSE policies.
  • Key point of contact and communication for client stakeholders both in the head office operation and NZ wide outlets.

The ideally candidate will be an accomplished facilities professional with extensive knowledge of commercial / industrial or, ideally retail property portfolios. With a background in in-house FM or from a service provider or consultancy organisation, it is a highly autonomous role with the scope to advance into a wider group leadership function.

You will have a proven track-record of establishing and improving facilities across multiple objectives, coupled with the capability to advise and influence external suppliers. As an Account Leader / Senior Facilities Manager you will have excellent communication and negotiations skills that you would associate within the professional services sector.

The role offers a highly competitive remuneration scheme comprising manager level basic salary and incentivising bonus.

If you're interested to learn more about this opportunity please submit your interest via the link above, or alternatively for a confidential conversation and to receive the full job specification please contact Christian Lawrence on (09) 303 9093

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