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Asset Manager

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We are working with a client that supports governments around the world in the delivery of essential public services for an Asset Manager located on Christmas Island to support the FM Manager and the Senior Management Team in the leadership, management and operation of the facility and delivery of our contractual related asset management services to the Australian Border Force and The Department of Home Affairs.
This position is responsible for the delivery of facilities management services delivering a whole of life approach to asset management, seeking to maintain the value of Commonwealth assets while minimising interruptions to service delivery through the application of scheduled preventative maintenance, unscheduled maintenance and lifecycle replacement; observing functional obsolescence and ensuring that compliance to hand back conditions at the completion of the contract term are met.

  • Temporary position
  • Located on Christmas Island
  • Full time hours
  • Accommodation and vehicle provided
  • ASAP start

Key responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the GFMM and members of the Senior Management Team develop and commit to the vision, philosophy, and objectives for the facilities business plan in line with contract outcomes
  • Provide effective leadership for direct reports
  • Lead the day-to-day FM operations across the facility
  • Provide effective cost management, drive cost control and ensure value for money (VFM), identification of effective cost savings and assess any financial arrangements proposed
  • Understand the relevant security and legislative issues to establish and facilitate day-to-day operational requirements to meet the contract requirements
  • Ensure that facilities management activities operate in accordance with legislative requirements, contract obligations, Codes of Practice, Australian Standards and any other specific requirements for an Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) and Immigration Transit Accommodation (ITA)
  • Protect and maintain companie’s reputation
  • Monitor the progress of accreditation and quality management activities / projects and coordinate the standardisation of policies and procedures for the facility
  • Monitor procedures, processes and policies identifying improvements where appropriate in the delivery of all site services
  • Monitor, review and where appropriate, update property, plant and equipment to meet the changing needs of the facility
  • Manage and direct the FM operation requirements of the facility in accordance with relevant policies and procedures and in compliance with contract requirements and or any relevant legislation
  • Manage the day-to-day FM operations to meet all regulatory, facility, and contract standards
  • Management of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Conduct internal audits of the statements of work on an ongoing basis, ensuring strict compliance with the contract and all facilities management operating principles and procedures
  • Direct and plan essential services such as supply chain, maintenance, waste disposal and recycling and internal reporting
  • Meet agreed budgets (commitments) and business planning outcomes
  • Identify business improvement opportunities to deliver improved service offering and profitability of the facility
  • Identify business improvement opportunities to deliver improved cost control, VFM and profitability of the facility
  • Ensure staff are competent and qualified, attend on the day allocated, and no team member is working on site without holding current qualifications
  • Ensure staffing levels and tasking meets the service delivery requirements and resources are managed efficiently and effectively
  • Ensure all employees (direct reports) receive an annual performance and development review, and then ensure that the objectives within the appraisal are achieved
  • Work with all employees to foster an entrepreneurial culture which supports ideas and new initiatives to enhance our level of service delivery, aligns with key operating principles and cost efficiency
  • Monitor employee timesheets (where applicable) and verify attendance and time allocations to ensure accurate payroll records are provided
  • Monitors expenditure, performance against budget, ensure that delegated financial authorities are in place (where applicable) and assess any financial arrangements proposed
  • Effective management of employee’s absenteeism and leave provision
  • Managing performance and disciplinary issues in accordance with the companies policy and procedures.

Requirements for the role: 

  • Trade Qualifications and/or relevant experience in carpentry, electrical or plumbing, and or other relevant trade associated disciplines
  • Tertiary Qualifications or relevant experience in asset management, maintenance management, facilities management, business management, property management, engineering, or equivalent qualifications is desirable
  • Sound background in management with proven planning, leadership, and scheduling skills
  • A current Australian Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated experience in business management across a diverse work force
  • Previous experience in an Asset Management or Facilities Management and Maintenance environment.]
  • Sound background in management with proven planning and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the Facilities Management & Maintenance environment
  • Management and/or Operational experience within a business
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills and proven ability to effectively communicate (in both oral and in written form) with all levels of management, employees, customers, contractors and other stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and CMMS
  • Demonstrated analytical and organisational business skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the processes of continuous improvement and quality customer service.
  • Proven financial management expertise, especially the ability to control and meet budget objectives.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to WHSE and relevant safety standards.

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