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Associate Director, Leasing Strategy and Development

Melbourne, Australia
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Position: Associate Director, Leasing Strategy and Development

Location: Melbourne Campus

Employment Type: 3-Year Fixed Term Contract, Full-Time

Join Our Vision: At La Trobe University, we're not just educators; we're pioneers. Join us as an Associate Director in Leasing Strategy and Development leading a newly re-established commercial leasing function. This pivotal role reports directly to the Executive Director of Business Services and will play a central strategic business partner role, driving an enhanced campus experience and supporting our ambitious 'City of the Future' vision.

Your Impact:

Strategic Leadership: Lead the development and implementation of leasing governance frameworks and strategies to drive consistent high quality commercial engagement, strategy and assurance across a complex property portfolio and business stakeholders set.

Collaborative Excellence: Work across multiple teams and stakeholder groups to ensure leasing delivers the best possible commercial, operational, and service outcomes in support of the strategic objectives of the University.

Support and empower the incumbent commercial leasing team to deliver on the University’s strategic objectives under a refreshed framework and delivery model.

Expertise in Leasing: Manage a complex portfolio ensuring optimized returns and strategic benefits, enhancing the university’s infrastructure and property assets.

Your Profile:

  • Exceptional leadership qualities with the ability to collaborate and build high functioning relationships at multiple levels across the organisation.
  • Strategic thinker with commercial acumen, ideally developed in a complex property management or development role with a substantial commercial leasing component.
  • Also, ideally you will have green field experience in a similar commercial environment.

Make a Difference: At La Trobe, every role has the potential to impact lives. Here, your work will directly contribute to our future-ready university, aligning with our core values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Excellence.

Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below:


  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

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Closing date:  By 11:55pm on Thursday 6th June 2024

Recruitment Enquiries:  Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner E.

Position Enquiries: For further details, contact the Executive Director of Procurement and Business Services at 0405 847 712 or email

Position Description below:
Download File PD - Associate Director, Leasing Strategy and Development .pdf

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume
  • A separate document addressing the essential criteria

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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