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Manager Buildings and Facilities - Frankston City Council

Job Title: Manager Buildings and Facilities - Frankston City Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria, Australia
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2009-101500_1602737944
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email: paris.plompen@davidsonwp.com
Job Published: October 15, 2020 15:59

Job Description

  • Be part of a Progressive and Innovative Council
  • Have your contemporary ideas heard
  • Help Frankston City Council enhance customer centricity

The City of Frankston, located south of Melbourne on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay has the best of both worlds - the beach and natural landscapes. With a projected population growth to 152,000 by 2036, the City of Frankston has a diverse community, growing business sector, arts, culture, education and health services. With a focus on economic growth and development in the area and a new CEO and Executive Leadership team that are focused on creating a positive, engaged and innovative culture, now is an ideal time to join this future focused organisation.

Reporting to the Director Infrastructure and Operations, this role forms a key member of the senior leadership team and has the opportunity to bring fresh and contemporary ideas to the department. Responsible for leading and developing a high performing Building and Facilities Department, the Manager will provide strategic leadership to ensure the successful delivery of Council's Capital Works Program, effective management of Council Buildings and optimal value from the Outsourced Facilities Management Contract.

Inside the next 12 months, the Manager Buildings and Facilities will focus on: the renewal of the Facilities Management contract, which will see you liaising and collaborating with neighboring councils; delivering the Capital Works program, which will surge as Frankston embarks on a significant re-build of Council's assets; enhancing the team's capability and supporting them with succession planning.

To be considered for this enviable opportunity, you will have proven local government management experience with expertise in building and facility capital works program / project management and facilities contract management. You are energetic, hardworking and demonstrate a Can do attitude which is infectious to your teams and assists you in providing exceptional people leadership and cultivating high performing teams. Furthermore you are adept at forming credible and collaborative relationships (including through virtual means) with your internal and external stakeholders and you pride yourself on your contemporary thinking in identifying continuous improvement opportunities and have seen this result in efficiency gains in past organisations.

For a copy of the PD, please download: https://bit.ly/3762uXV or to apply, please upload your CV (note a covering letter is not required). For any questions not outlined in the PD, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 734.