Corporate Accommodation Manager

  • Company:
    New Zealand Army
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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What you will do

As the Corporate Accommodation Manager, you will be responsible for leading the management of the corporate office accommodation in Wellington and across New Zealand. NZDF has an array of accommodation, either owned or held under leasing arrangements.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading and developing our Defence Estate and Infrastructure needs for our corporate office accommodation nationally;
  • Picking up on early signals from the organisation around changes to personnel numbers, capability needs, and financial directives;
  • Planning ahead to secure the right amount of office space at the right time;
  • Supporting workplace planning expertise and continually translating these into physical and behavioural programmes of work and initiatives; and
  • Continually liaising with stakeholders including our subtenants.
  • Please note: This a 12 month fixed-term engagement to cover parental leave.

    What we need

    To be successful in this role, you will be experienced in corporate office building refurbishment and project management and have a proven track record. Your excellent interpersonal skillset will be key to your success; as you will be required to communicate at the highest levels of this organisation to influence, report and enhance understanding.

    You will also have:

  • 5+ years’ experience working within a large complex agency and/or across multiple agencies;
  • Sector expertise with relevant qualifications in project management, design, construction, facilities management, or property management;
  • Experience in forward planning, development and assessment of options to achieve longer term goals and manage risk;
  • Demonstrated success in operational management, including delivery of services to internal and external clients, with contract management skills; and
  • Demonstrated experience in exercising sound judgement and political sensitivity.
  • Who we are

    The Defence Estate and Infrastructure’s purpose is to develop, maintain and manage land, property and infrastructure assets in order to support NZDF military capabilities and all of government outcomes, through the Defence Estate Regeneration Programme. The Defence estate comprises over 80,000ha of land with infrastructure and buildings. Defence Estate and Infrastructure (DEI) is gearing up for major reinvestment and recapitalisation work over the coming years to 2035.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

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  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Working within a cohesive, supportive small team, towards the greater goals of a large organisation;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.