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THE VOICE OF AND FOR FACILITIES MANAGEMENT IN NZ

 

FMANZ represents New Zealand's community of FM professionals and supports education, networking and knowledge sharing for members and member organisations.

Upcoming Events
 
18 August 2017 FMANZ OTAGO BRANCH COMMITTEE FORMATION & FORSYTH BARR STADIUM BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR
More information & registration >>
 
September 2017

 
NATIONAL BREAKFAST SEMINAR 
  8 September - Hamilton
15 September - Wellington
22 September - Christchurch
28 September - Auckland

More information coming soon
 
6 - 7 September 2017
 
CLEANING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE >>
27 - 28 September 2017 FACILITIES INTEGRATE - Visit us at stand G29  >>
 
19 October 2017 FMANZ AUCKLAND EVENT - Augmented Reality for Facilities Managers. More information coming soon 
 
  Go to annual Event Calendar >>
 

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FMANZ Board L-R: Anthony van Meer, Agnes McCormack, Jack Crutzen, Veronika Harrison, Bruce Kenning, Peter Harris       
& Regan Simpson.

 

FMANZ Annual Report 2017 Cover

Click on the image to read FMANZ's 2017 Annual Report.


 
 

News

FMANZ Welcomes Two New Board Members
Following a vote by members at the AGM on 10 August, FMANZ welcomes Agnes McCormack and Regan Simpson to its Board. Agnes is Head of Operational Management and Maintenance - Community Facilities with Auckland Council, and Regan is Director, New Zealand with BGIS. Agnes and Regan replace retiring Northern Region Board Members Stuart Bryant and David Curry.

New Otago Branch Established
The Board has approved the establishment of an Otago Branch, based in Dunedin. We are seeking members to form an Otago Branch Committee. BREAKING NEWS: A MEETING WILL BE HELD ON 18 AUGUST TO FORM THE INAUGURAL COMMITTEE. If you would like to become involved, or have any questions about the new branch, please contact Sascha at membership@fmanz.org. 

Congratulations to FMANZ's First Diploma Graduate

Congratulations to Ashlee Jepson, FMANZ's first member to graduate with a Diploma of Facilities Management. The online course is presented by the Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) and the University of New England (UNE). A Facilities Manager with Precinct Properties in Wellington, Ashlee enrolled in March 2016, and completed her final assignment in May this year. "I definitely recommend going for it," Ashlee advises other members considering the diploma. "There are so many things to learn, even for those who have been in the industry for a long period of time. The Diploma covers a wide range of topics that encourages everyone to really think about the role of an FM and alternative ways to undertake day to day tasks."

Congratulations to FMANZ's Award Winners
At the FM Summit Gala Awards Dinner held on Wednesday 3 May, FMANZ paid tribute to two of its members who have excelled in their profession. The Brian Happy Award for Facilities Manager of the Year was presented to Mark Sinclair, Managing Director of FM Concepts Limited, and Director of Facilities for the Britomart Group, which owns, develops and manages a 6.3 hectare site in downtown Auckland.

Gregory Emms took away the Young Achiever of the Year Award, which recognises an FM professional under 35 years of age who has shown a strong and ongoing commitment to their personal development and that of the wider industry. A Lead Project Engineer in the Downer FM team, Gregory (31) supports Transpower NZ, helping to manage and maintain the non-generation assets on the Transposer National Power Grid.


FM Degree Underway
New Zealand’s first homegrown degree-level qualification, AUT's new Building Engineering major (Bachelor of Engineering Technology), opened its doors to students in February, with a pathway in Asset and Facilities Management. FM professionals are being asked to help build FM futures in New Zealand by providing scholarships, internships and mentoring opportunities for students. For more information, email info@fmanz.org.  Read more about the degree, or for an article about what the new degree means for FMANZ, click here.

Become a Member

As a member of FMANZ you will be part of a growing community of FM professionals, and will gain access to knowledge, networks and resources that can help you do your job better and advance your career in facilities management. 

FMANZ membership means you'll be recognised as someone who is:

  • Serious about professional development

  • Enthusiastic about good practices in facilities management

  • Dedicated to best practices within your profession

All of which will give you an edge in the job market and distinguish you to employers and colleagues.

Networking events, such as breakfasts with guest speakers, the annual two-day FM Summit, site visits and tailor-made university master classes, put members in touch with each other and the latest thinking in the ever-changing world of facilities management.
 
Members are also able to tap into the Association’s expanding knowledge base of relevant industry information in a variety of formats, from publications and research reports to special interest groups, discussion forums and professional educational programmes.

 

FMANZ offers Individual, Corporate, Professional and Student memberships.


Learn more >>

 
 
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FMANZ Annual Report 2017 Cover
 
 

Education & Resources

When you become a member of FMANZ, a world of FM knowledge, networks and resources opens up to you, that can help you improve your work and advance your career.


FMANZ is committed to working with partners with flexible and responsive educational programmes, that will deliver excellent content and create an education pathway for FMANZ’s members. Discover what educational programmes and courses you can choose from when you become a member.

Education - learn more >> 

Become a member and enjoy unlimited access to FMANZ's expanding knowledge base of industry information in a variety of formats, including papers, presentations, FMANZ contract forms, and research reports.

Resources - learn more >>
 

What is Facilities Management?

 

The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) defines a Facilities Manager as one who ‘organises, controls and coordinates the strategic and operational management of buildings and facilities in public and private organisations to ensure the proper and efficient operation of all physical aspects of a facility, to create and sustain safe and productive environments for occupants.’


 
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Better Buildings

FMANZ provides members with educational and other opportunities to ensure best practice in the effective and sustainable management of facilities in New Zealand.

 

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Networking

Networking events, such as breakfasts with guest speakers, workshops, our annual two-day Summit and formal educational opportunities put members in touch with each other and the latest thinking in the ever-changing world of FM.

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Become A Professional Member

Would you like to be able to use the post nominal PFMANZ? FMANZ has developed a framework to enable the professional competencies and qualifications of members to be recognised.
Find out more 

It's Your FMANZ e-mag

Read an interesting FM paper recently, seen something useful, worried about upcoming changes, or had an idea which might benefit FMANZ and its members? Email: editor@fmanz.org.

 

Advertise a Job on our Website 

If you would like to advertise an available FM related position on our website please email info@fmanz.org with a Word Document of the job description including closing date of application. 

For further details on advertising jobs on our website go to our Job Centre.

 

 

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This Rod Emmerson cartoon captures perfectly the 'Forward FM' theme of FM Summit 2017.

 
 

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