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Assistant Director Facilities Management - Executive level 1 (Ongoing)

Job No: 495882
Work Type: Full time
Location: Canberra

The Property and Security section is responsible for the management of a property portfolio comprising of 13 buildings across all States and Territories. The section delivers fit-for-purpose accommodation, in a cost-effective and timely manner whilst also providing, fostering and developing a positive security culture to meet the Australian Government's Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) security requirements.

Working within the Property and Security section, the role manages the facilities management functions across the National Archives property portfolio. Your focus will be on the operational activities and project deliveries for the current and future sustainability of National Archives accommodation. 

The successful applicant will have experience and training in facilities or project management and be well organised and agile placing importance on maintaining positive working relationships with your team and key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage reactive, planned & programmed facilities management services.
  • Manage capital works projects
  • Develop and implement business plan to provide high quality and efficient facilities management services.
  • Manage contracts including the procurement process, contract administration and contractor performance.
  • Fleet management
  • Function space venue hire
  • Oversee staff management of the team  


Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative vetting Level 2.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted via our online e-recruitment system. Applicants must in 1000 words or less outline the skills and relevant experience you would bring to this role. Please refer to the position description for this role.

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