Principal Property Specialist

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Business Services
Reference: 1194256
Posted: 19 days ago
About our client:
Our client commenced operations in 2013 as a national entity responsible for regulating all vehicles in Australia over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass. Located in Brisbane, they minimise the compliance burden on the heavy vehicle transport industry, reduce duplication and inconsistencies across state and territory borders, and ultimately for the heavy vehicle business with the government in Australia.
The role:
The Principal Property Specialist leads the property asset management function across the NSW portfolio, delivering effective leasing and accommodation strategies and ensuring facilities management practices are in place to effectively manage the company’s tenancies. Support operations by leading the delivery of efficient, effective building, leasing and facilities services of over $100 million for the 108 sites within the NSW portfolio.
The successful candidate:
Develop, implement, and drive continuous improvement in property portfolio management, sourcing, category, contract, and supplier management strategies. Establish, deliver, and manage the state property management capability and support framework including the contract management of state portfolio of leased office and leased/licenced operational facilities. Contribute to the strategy formulation to effectively establish and manage the state facilities portfolio to mitigate identified risks and ensure ongoing business continuity. Comply with WH&S policies and procedures and contribute and promote a safe and healthy work environment. Support a culture of continuous improvement by embracing opportunities and innovations that lead to improved service delivery, technology efficiency and integration across the portfolio. Establish and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders including landlords, contractors, facility managers, suppliers, and other government departments to ensure value for money and outcome.  Oversee processes for the regular review of the physical condition of individual commercial properties. Assist in the preparation of, management and oversight of property management budgets. Prepare and review high-level property management communications and documents such as reports, briefing notes, submissions, and presentations to a range of stakeholders, ensuring accuracy and high integrity of content and timely delivery. Coordinate the NHVR’s NSW property portfolio including oversight of the preparation and oversight of leases, licences, and other associated third-party arrangements. Positively promote and actively role-model company values and behaviours to support the delivery of our service. Manage and maintain the NSW property register. Provide accurate and timely reporting to the Program Director – NST, Director NST, Director Procurement, Contracts & Infrastructure, Manager Infrastructure and Fleet, business unit managers, CEO, and other senior members of the organisation on key performance indicators. Adhere to all policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the internal processes.
The must-haves for this role include:
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in corporate real estate and facilities management roles.
  • Demonstrated a broad range of relevant experience.
  • Experience in strategizing organisational property solutions
  • Experience within a regulatory environment with particular emphasis on facilities functions ideally within national reform or complex simultaneous projects.
  • Formal tertiary and/or business qualifications in a related field will be highly regarded.
  • Proven and effective interpersonal skills with the ability to develop relationships with suppliers, stakeholders, and management.
  • Extensive management skills contribute to the achievement of organisational outcomes and foster and develop employee capabilities.
  • A strong commitment to great customer service, organisational culture, values, and a cohesive team environment.
  • Ability to positively influence and negotiate with stakeholders and achieve business outcomes and cost savings through advanced vendor and supplier management techniques.
  • Effective problem solving, time management and risk prioritisation skills with highly developed and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in maintaining client confidence and protecting professional integrity and business continuity.
What’s on offer?
An attractive annual package of $120,000 - 130,000 + super.
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