Department of Regional NSW
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Senior Manager Building Services

Senior Manager Building Services

  • 494253
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Ongoing full-time role
  • LOCATION:  Coffs Harbour
  • Salary up to $148,134 plus superannuation and leave loading

We are currently seeking a Senior Manager Building Services to join the Public Works Advisory (PWA) within the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW).

Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.


About the role

This role leads and manages strategic and operational projects to meet organisational objectives relating to Asset and Facilities Management.

In this role you will be an important part of a team and will manage and review budgets across facilities management, WHS and compliance and the help desk to maximise achievement of goals and required levels of skills and performance.  You will be required to manage external service providers for day to day operational management to support the effective delivery of Department strategy as it relates to Asset and Facilities Management.

As a senior manager you will lead and manage the Asset and Facilities Management team to ensure that they contribute to the delivery of timely and accurate data for the formulation of asset lifecycle plans.

This role will establish, develop and maintain key business relationships with client agencies, suppliers and other stakeholder both external and internal to the business unit, providing specialist advice to inform decision making.


About you

Relevant industry experience and/or qualifications in Strategic Asset Management, Facilities Management, Building Services, Procurement.

You must demonstrate substantial of experience in asset management, facilities management or building services. 

You will be required to build and maintain strong relationships both within and outside PWA, have capacity to acquire knowledge of clients and their portfolios and exhibit strong stakeholder management skills while contributing to the technical and financial performance of the team.

You must hold a valid NSW Driver’s Licence and be willing to drive to remote locations which may include overnight stays.  Employment screening checks, security or other clearances and health assessments.

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are interested in creating a more prosperous NSW, we would love to hear from you!


About Us

Public Works Advisory (PWA) is part of the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW), and supports local and state government agencies to deliver critical infrastructure initiatives by providing expert advisory, planning, design, delivery and support services.  Our work is in the hospitals, dams, water treatment plants and high schools – the real foundations of prosperous communities.  Every day we help shape the ambitious projects that bring progress to more people in NSW. From forging a more sustainable relationship with the land around us, to engineering the big ideas of the future. In every challenge we see the chance to build stronger and more connected communities. We do this by developing solutions that show creativity and grassroots ingenuity, providing impartial advice and support at all levels of government and the private sector, and partnering with experts to maximise the benefits of our knowledge and experience.

In PWA offices all over the state, you’ll find local expertise for local issues. We uncover the best talent, scrutinise cost and risk, and bridge the gap between private sector and government. By managing these nuances, projects we work on don’t just get done, they become benchmarks others aspire to.


Applying for the role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

For more information about the role, please click here to view the role description.

Additionally, if you would like to hear more about this role please contact Helen Carroll, Director Asset & Facilities Management on 0402 969 141 or email


Closing Date: 19 May 2021 at 11:59pm


A recruitment talent pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next 18 months.


If you are viewing this advertisement on LinkedIn, please click ‘Apply’ to access more information about this role via the I Work for NSW website.

Closing date: May 19, 2021

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