Facilities and Asset Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category:
  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/064980
  • Job Title: Facilities and Asset Manager
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  • Summary:

Dunedin Hospital

  • Great opportunity to get involved in the once in a lifetime New Dunedin Hospital project
  • Use your facilities and asset expertise to make a difference to the health of our region
  • Two year fixed-term role

Bring your knowledge and expertise to assist our General Manager of Facilities and Property as we work through the initial design and development phase of the New Dunedin Hospital programme of work whilst maintaining and improving our assets district-wide.

About us

The Southern DHB Facilities and Property team are a professional and dedicated group of people working hard behind the scenes to ensure that our facilities are maintained and improved to the highest possible standards. With a wide range of critical works projects in flight alongside the once in a lifetime programme of work to design and build a brand new hospital for Dunedin, now is an exciting time to join us as we work to support the health of our region.

About the opportunity

Due to the additional workload of the team, including the New Dunedin Hospital rebuild, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced facilities management professional to join us for a two year fixed-term contract. You will be providing support to the General Manager of Facilities and Property as we navigate the initial design and development stage of the rebuild project ensuring continuous management of both asset and facilities deliveries as well as the existing facilities in our Otago sites.

Some key areas of focus for the role will include the following:

  • Liaise with and provide expert advice, analysis, and support to the General Manager Facilities and Property
  • Develop and sustain a positive team culture where all team members are supported, empowered and actively model exceptional customer service, health and safety practices, asset management and the values of the organisation
  • Provide support to strategic projects and high-level documentation such as Business Cases, quotes and supporting documentation
  • Manage and monitor quotes as required from departments for future Capital expenditure
  • To provide clear, concise information and instruction to the organisation on facilities related Capital items, provide budget estimates for maintenance projects, and assist the General manager Facilities and Property with technical support within the Capital portfolio as required
  • Support the Facilities Managers in ensuring the safety and integrity of all Facilities services and systems, essential services, building structure and risk management
  • Support and oversee the day to day operations of contractors, ensuring that there is proper implementation of systems and processes to support the successful delivery and where possible implementing service improvements to the tasks in hand

About you

As this is a brand new position we are looking for someone with a positive, pro-active approach who can make the role their own and build trusted partnerships with a range of both internal and external stakeholders.

Our ideal candidate will bring the following:

  • NZ Certificate of Engineering in electrical or mechanical plus Site Safe qualification or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in facilities management and/or asset management
  • Experience in allocation and management of budgets
  • Expert knowledge of the business processes required to provide facilities management, i.e. asset management, mechanical, electrical, works, fire protection and energy management
  • Extensive knowledge of facilities management and building infrastructure associated processes, relevant standards, and legislation e.g. Building Code, Electrical Standards
  • Proactive, and service-orientated approach
  • Well-developed relationship management skills and the ability to negotiate effectively

This two year fixed-term position will give you the opportunity to get stuck in and make a meaningful difference to the health and wellbeing of our region.

Why Southern?

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 21 February 2021.

For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate Directorate on (03) 470 9021

Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-employment occupational health assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz