Opportunity Offered: Paid Work

Facilities and Contracts Manager

Property and Infrastructure Directorate
Thames Hospital
Job Number: WAI05985

Step your managerial career up to the next Level and enter a key leadership role within the Property and Infrastructure Directorate of Waikato DHB.

Facilities and Contracts Manager Thames: Whilst always an important part of our daily operations, continues to be a major focus for continual improvement. The role of Facilities and Contracts Manager Thames will play a critical role within the Property and Infrastructure Directorate.

Reporting through to the Director Property Portfolio Management ~ Property and Infrastructure you will need excellent leadership skills, enthusiasm, motivation and energy to make this role a success.

You will also:

  • Be responsible for ensuring all the facilities, both infrastructure and building, on the Thames campus are fully maintained, compliant and best positioned to support the Hospital.
  • Determine the best configuration of technology, staffing and contractor support within available budgets to achieve this and will keep organisational Facilities Management practice constantly under review.

You will have:

  • A relevant qualification in the field of Facilities Management appropriate to this level of responsibility.
  • Substantial management experience centred in an FM environment, preferably health-related or similar.
  • The ability to function efficiently under pressure.
  • Problem-solving ability with a collegial approach and from there the ability to develop innovative solutions.
  • Well-developed communication and people skills, as the environment is very team oriented.
  • Strong client relationship management skills and the ability to operationalise strategic plans.
  • A sense of humour along with a healthy dose of a ‘can do’ attitude.

If this sounds like you we welcome your application. For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs/vacancies/

Closing date: 27 May 2018


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Contact: Colin Hearnden - 07 839 8031