Director, Facilities Management Services

Armidale, Australia
08 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Facilities Management Services (FMS)

  • 5 Year Executive Fixed-term Contract
  • 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have full time work rights for the term of the contract.

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Facilities Management Services (FMS) group is responsible for buildings/infrastructure, grounds and facility services across the UNE properties and is part of the Chief Operating Officer Portfolio. FMS consists of the units of Finance and Administration, Operations, Capital Development and Strategic Development.

About the role

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director, FMS is responsible for the Directorate’s overall delivery and administration of its portfolio services to the university community, and for the strategic development of the university built estate and infrastructure.

Skills & Experience

Previous experience and extensive leadership experience of Facilities Management Services in a large organisation with experience in managing complex capital development projects and budgets, will be essential.  In addition, the successful candidate will have senior management expertise with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships. 

Additional information

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Professor Peter Creamer, Chief Operating Officer:  phone 02 – 6773 3866 or email 

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

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Closing Date:   5 August 2018  

Reference No:   218148

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