Major Capital Works, Operations Coordinator

Brisbane, Australia
18 May 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Property and Facilities

The University has 3 campuses located at St. Lucia, Gatton and Herston. The University also operates medical and dental schools in Brisbane and a number of research stations and farms throughout Queensland. 

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities management that support the University's teaching and research goals and its strategic objectives of Learning, Discovery and Engagement.

To achieve this, and to further improve the environment in which members of the University community study, work and live, P&F provide a range of services. These include: Infrastructure & Sustainability (ie energy management, sustainability office, engineering services), Project Delivery (ie new buildings, refurbishments, feasibilities), Planning & Property (ie. master planning, leasing, space management), Campus Operations (i.e. building maintenance, grounds and playing field maintenance, fire safety, security and parking, transport, cleaning, furniture, logistics, UQ fleet, mail dispatch).

The role

The Major Capital Works - Operations Coordinator role will support the Project Delivery Section with key co-ordination functions in support of the major projects within the capital works program.  The position will be responsible to provide high level coordinate activities, budget support and support to the key major capital projects being undertaken by the University. This includes reporting on cash flows, project communications, safety coordination, preparation of workshop materials, project control group coordination and undertaking other activities as necessary to ensure that the University, the Division and the Project Delivery Section achieves its goals and objectives.

The person

Applicants will be required to balance multiple tasks and priorities at one time and be prepared to make decisions commensurate with the level of this position. Candidates should also have a strong desire to develop relationships with key stakeholders across the University and with building contractors and be resilient and professionally manage any conflicts that may arise. Additionally, high level communication and well developed writing skills will be a requirement of this position.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the Jill Amber, HR Advisor on


This is a full-time, 3 Year fixed term appointment at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883 - $89,559 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,803 - $104,784 p.a.).

Position Description

Major Capital Operations Co-ordinator Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Bill Boyd-Law, Associate Director Project Delivery on +61 7 3365 3442 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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