Facilities Manager (Manager Property & Procurement Services)

William Angliss Institute of TAFE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/07/2018

Job Category:

Property & Real Estate / Property Management

Job description:
Facilities Manager (Manager Property & Procurement Services)

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  • Full Time Ongoing Position
  • Salary Commensurate with Experience
  • CBD Location, Close to Public Transport

William Angliss Institute is the Government endorsed specialist training provider for the foods, tourism, hospitality and events industries and is recognised as Australia’s leading provider of training for these key industry sectors. The Institute aims to provide excellent vocational education and training services for industry, students and government in Victoria, Australia and globally.

An excellent opportunity currently exists for a highly skilled and effective individual to join the organisation in the role of Manager Property & Procurement Services. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, this position will provide leadership and management across the property and procurement functions driving continuous improvement and the effective development and support of staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop asset management strategies and operational plans for the ongoing development, delivery and evaluation of Institute building and facilities requirements.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders in the development of the Institute Facilities Master plan ensuring alignment with the Institute’s five to ten year strategic plan.
  • Oversee and manage major capital expenditure projects and contract management in relation to minor works, facilities and maintenance contracts.
  • Develop effective and efficient procurement strategies and operational plans
  • Manage the procurement activities of the Institute ensuring organisational awareness and adherence to relevant tendering and procurement processes.
  • Oversee the Central Stores operations in order to ensure effective and efficient processes for stock management, procurement and distribution of stock.
  • Develop and manage the Institute’s retail outlets.
  • Develop and maintain an Environmental Sustainability action plan for the Institute in conjunction with other stakeholders.
  • Plan, implement and monitor financial budgets to ensure that revenue, expenditure and capital investment is within forecast/approved budgets.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A relevant degree or post graduate qualification in a business discipline and significant experience in a property and procurement management role
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the planning and implementation of property projects/change initiatives and to drive continuous improvement and innovation
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the day to day management of all building operations and maintenance contracts and works to ensure a high level of service delivery
  • Strong experienced across tendering and contract management practices
  • Solid leadership and people management skills with an ability to manage diverse teams in a positive and supportive manner
  • Strong commercial acumen and financial management skills with good knowledge of relevant systems
  • Highly effective stakeholder management skills with a demonstrated customer service focus and ability to build trust, engage and influence
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to prepare detailed technical reports, submissions and proposals
  • Demonstrated behaviours that align with the William Angliss Institute Values

Application close date: Monday 30th July 2018 at 3pm

How to Apply
Click on the “Apply for this job” link and submit the following documentation as part of your application:

  1. cover letter;
  2. resume; and
  3. document addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria (KSC)

The KSC are located on page 6 of the position description. Please note that only applications that address the KSC will be eligible for consideration.

For enquires regarding this role, please contact Eileen Sargent, Acting Director Corporate & Student Services on (03) 9606 2249.

William Angliss Institute is a Child Safe organisation and we therefore require all successful candidates for teaching positions and other identified roles to submit a Working with Children Check card prior to commencement of employment.

The Institute is fully supportive of the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

A full list of employment opportunities with William Angliss Institute can be found at

Job Ref:MR000054