Facilities Manager

Closing date
Location of role
North Ryde, NSW
  • Progressive Peak body for Dementia
  • Attractive salary packaging options available
  • Full-time, fixed term opportunity until June 2022 based in North Ryde

The Business Services team is seeking a full time Facilities Manager based at our North Ryde office. The incumbent will be responsible for management of the built environment over its lifecycle by undertaking a collaborative approach in conjunction with technology and process. This includes hard facilities (utilities, fire, HVAC, electrical, building maintenance) and soft facilities management (cleaning, waste, security, and gardening) to ensure safe, comfortable and suitable premises are available for the organisation’s workforce to undertake their business activities.

Reporting directly to the General Manager, Business Services, you will also be responsible for:

  • Manage, develop, coach and lead a small team of direct reports in line with organisational frameworks
  • Prepare, develop and implement a Facilities Master Plan in line with the Business Services and organisations strategic plan
  • Overall facilities management of the portfolio , this includes reactive and preventative maintenance, and contracts management
  • Work closely with the National WHS Business Partner to ensure all premises within the portfolio maintain compliant to relevant state and territory WHS legislation

To be successful in the position, you will be a team player, show an absolute commitment to the delivery of high quality results and meet the key selection criteria outlined below.

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. 10 years’ experience as a Facilities Manager
  2. Working across a diverse portfolio both geographically and in nature of the type of premise
  3. Demonstrated working knowledge of Building Compliance codes and services
  4. Demonstrated project management experience for large scale refurbishment and/or office relocations
  5. An understanding of WHS (including fire safety and its implementation) in the workplace and its interpretation within a diverse nature of application
  6. Exceptional organisation and time management skills with the ability to be flexible.
  7. An innovative thinker with creative problem solving skills
  8. Demonstrated experience in staff management, mentorship and development across a national team of varying skill set


  • Trade qualified
  • Relevant tertiary qualification or experience

If you thrive on activity, have a ‘can-do’ attitude and are looking for the next challenge as part of a dynamic team, we would like to hear from you. In return you will be offered a flexible and supportive environment as well as a number of attractive staff benefits. You will be making a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, their families and friends.

The position description can be found here.

For specific role enquiries, please contact Vicki Varney on [email protected]

To apply, please email a resume accompanied by a cover letter outlining your response to the key selection criteria to [email protected] 

Applications close on Wednesday, 30 September 2020 at 9am. Dementia Australia reserves the right to close recruitment for this position as needed.

Please note: 

  • Previous applicants need not apply.
  • Applications that do not contain a covering letter that addresses each of the key selection criteria will not be considered.
  • Previous applicants need not apply.
  • We will only consider applications directly from candidates – no agencies please.