• Facilities Manager Palmerston North
  • UCOL in Palmerston North, , New Zealand
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description


Real Estate/Property Management
• Full Time
• Application Closes 12 Jun 2024
• Manawatu - Palmerston North
• Manager

The Facilities Management team is critical to UCOL’s operation. Responsible for maintenance, asset management, planning, fleet management and property operations, the team work across multiple campuses in the Manawatu, Whanganui, Wairarapa and Horowhenua regions.

Our primary role is to provide a safe, secure and comfortable environment for all members of the campus communities.

Due to a vacancy within our Facilities Management team, we are seeking applications for the role of Facilities Manager based on our Palmerston North campus. This role is fulltime, 40 hours per week.

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of the full range of both hard and soft FM services, and this role demands a proven manager who can create and deliver a strong customer focus. Additionally you will:
• Ensure all works are delivered safely, cost... effectively and to a high standard
• Ensure strong financial and KPI performance on campus
• Guide and direct the responsible use of contractors
• Provide strong leadership and direction to reporting staff
• Be a hands on, safety focused leader
• Ensure timely management of site compliance, including BWoF and HSNO requirements

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably in a management position, within a facilities or asset maintenance related industry. You will have experience in driving operational activities to ensure quality work is achieved to schedule and rework is minimised. In addition to this you will have:
• Sound commercial acumen with an understanding of business objectives
• Great people and relationship management skills
• An inclusive, collaborative leadership style
• A commitment to contributing to continuous improvement
• Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
• Dedication to fostering a strong Health and Safety culture.

If you are self-motivated, have a customer centric approach, and are committed to doing a great job then we’d love to hear from you.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and shall be required to complete a New Zealand Police Vetting
Palmerston North New Zealand


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