About Uniting: At Uniting we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. we work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve.
As an organisation we are Imaginative, Respectful, Compassionate, and Bold.
About the role:
This full time, permanent position is a member of the Uniting Leadership team and is responsible for the operational efficiency and to realise income potential of Uniting’s properties by providing input to local property asset strategies, ensuring properties have optimum functionality, appropriate security, cost efficiency and compliance with Workplace Health and Safety
To enable care and accommodation services to be provided in a safe, sustainable and home-like environment through the timely management of planned and unplanned asset maintenance, minor capital works and refurbishments and by reporting on KPIs for efficiency and strategic alignment.
As the Asset Manager, your role specifically will:
- Provide efficient and effective management of the Property team
- Prepare and implement Asset Management Plans Provide strategic and expert management that results in optimal building and asset performance Identify and implement income and asset enhancement opportunities
- Develop and nurture relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Ensure optimal building and asset performance
- Work in support of other Uniting functions and teams to foster coordination across the organisation, avoiding duplication, standardizing on efficient processes and delivering continuous improvement
- Manage delivery of specific projects within the Business Plans
- Develop the culture and operation of the local Property & Housing team
You’ll play a key management role as a member of the Property & Housing Team in:
- Developing a stronger and more unified Uniting
- Defining the priorities and appropriate outcomes for the Property team and your specific areas of accountability
- Working with your colleagues to translate Business Stream strategies into regional and/or local plans and tactics, thereby ensuring a consistency in co-ordination and that performance is maximised
The ideal candidate has exceptional communication, negotiation, and influencing skills with high-level stakeholder engagement capability. You are highly motivated, anticipating future trends, and their commercial opportunities. You will represent and advocate for the Uniting brand, reputation, and social justice externally. You excel at people leadership, building diverse, highly engaged teams with the morale and capability to cope with change effectively. You have a natural ability to clearly delegate and assign responsibility, evaluating performance along the way.
You will understand the changing market landscape and positions for Uniting growth and make effective commercial decisions with information, time, and resources available.
- 4 years in similar role
- Facilities Management skills and experience
- Detailed knowledge and understanding of legislation that relates to buildings, workplace health and safety.
- Knowledge of relevant building codes, planning regulations and aged care regulations.
- Demonstrated ability to manage programs of capital work.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain buildings and equipment to be compliant with legislation and / or corporate standards.
- Demonstrated ability to assess and mitigate risk in a physical asset environment.
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
- Demonstrated written, analytic, numeric and oral presentation skills.
- Demonstrated experience managing both internal employees and external suppliers
- Demonstrated ability to deliver high level Asset Management balancing risk, financial performance and value protection to achieve best practice results for an organisation
- Skilled at navigating a complex organization, forging relationships, and managing through influence rather than direct authority as required
- Qualification in a relevant field
- Not for profit, aged care or housing sector experience
If this challenging role is the one you have been waiting for, we are keen to receive your application as soon as possible. A comprehensive CV along with a cover letter outlining your suitability according to the position description (click the below link to access)
Please do take a look at Uniting, you might be surprised to learn how far and wide our numerous service streams reach. We are a highly respected NFP organisation (the one with the rainbow tick) We are recognised as an Employer of Choice with a combined workforce of over 10,000 superb, dedicated employees and volunteers. Check us out at www.uniting.org
Uniting actively contributes to a safe and supportive working environment that is inclusive of all staff through celebrating their nationality, cultural background, LGBTI status, abilities, gender, age, and uniqueness.
This role offers a highly attractive competitive remuneration, salary packaging benefits, and the opportunity to really make a positive difference to the lives of others.
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which will include a national Police check, working with children check, working with vulnerable people check and reference checks.