Facilities Manager, Real Estate Management

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Employment Category: Permanent Full Time

Company Description

Colliers is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our 14,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice and services to maximise the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors.

For more than 20 years, our experienced leadership team, owning approximately 40% of our equity, have delivered industry-leading investment returns for shareholders. In 2018, corporate revenues were $US 2.8 billion ($US 3.3 billion including affiliates), with more than $US 26 billion of assets under management.

Colliers International (CIGI) is listed on the NASDAQ and TSX.

About Colliers in Australia & New Zealand

As Australia’s own global real estate success story, the Colliers International brand was established in Australia in 1976. With 2000 people operating from 23 Australian and 26 New Zealand company owned and affiliate offices, we provide a full range of professional services for real estate investors, owners and occupiers across transactions, advisory and management.

In 2020, we continue to build on a track record of revenue and profit result growth, and have been widely recognised for our enterprising culture by the likes of:

  • The Australian newspaper - ranked our ANZ business as the 20th most profitable enterprise in Australia, measured by return on shareholder funds.
  • Aon - Best Employer in Australia for the fourth year running.
  • LinkedIn - “Top 25 Companies where Australia wants to work”.

Job Description

We have a current vacancy for a facilities management professional who takes pride in contributing to exceptional building operations and presentation standards.

As part of our wider Real Estate Management division, you will manage key relationships with tenants and service providers, whilst also making recommendations to improve the environmental performance of our clients’ assets. Your ability to manage budgets effectively and control costs and expenditure will be key.

Other key accountabilities include:

  • Ensuring building compliance and driving initiatives on building & engineering standards across the business and your managed properties.
  • Developing and enhancing the team’s portfolio of services.
  • Managing the presentation and day-to-day operations of allocated properties, including security, maintenance and safety.
  • Developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including tenants, clients, contractors and colleagues.
  • Reviewing the monthly operating expenditure against budget.
  • Working with Property Managers to produce monthly client reports as required.
  • Managing data within the facilities management software.
  • Ensuring all planned preventative maintenance is executed in accordance with schedules.


Further skills and experience you will bring to the role include:

  • Facilities, Engineering or Building Management experience in a commercial environment desirable.
  • Strong time management skills, including the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise.
  • Experience using computer based building maintenance and management systems, with an ability to quickly pick up new IT systems.
  • Ability to build trusted relationships with all stakeholders, particularly clients. This role is direct client facing and strong customer services skills are essential.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

Your understanding of building services and systems will be evident, as will your ability to communicate effectively and build positive and productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Additional Information

Please be advised that applications will only be accepted directly rather than via recruitment agencies. If you want a confidential discussion, please call Tom Keady on 02 9257 0314

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