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Property & Facilities Manager

Burnside High School
Full Time

Applications close: 3 March 2024

  • Lead all property projects including maintenance and repairs
  • Create a welcoming and professional environment
  • Oversee critical rebuild programme

About The School: 

Proud of their diversity, and with a commitment to fostering personal excellence, Te Kura o Waimairi-iri Burnside High School is a state coeducational secondary school situated in the northwest of Christchurch City.

Opened in 1960, the school’s catchment area includes parts of the Avonhead, Russley, Burnside, Fendalton and Ilam residential areas and reflects a wide range of socio-economic groups.

With a roll of 2600 students supported by 160 teachers and staff, it is the largest coeducational school in the South Island.

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About The Role: 

Reporting to the Business Manager and Associate Principal, the Property and Facilities Manager is responsible for the management and oversight of the school’s sites and facilities, ensuring they are healthy, safe, clean and attractive environments to support effective teaching and learning.  With building projects now underway, this is an exciting time to join the school.

Skills and Experience:

As the successful candidate you will know what effective property management looks like. A stickler for quality, and with a keen eye for detail, you will set high standards for property staff and contractors creating an environment that is welcoming and professional. Highly organised, you will be a skilled project manager, developing and managing budgets and overseeing the delivery of the annual property plan on time and on budget.

In addition, you will have:

  • Experience in managing property including maintenance and repair plans, security, health and safety and new construction
  • Experience preparing, managing and monitoring annual operating and capital budgets
  • Experience of working within legislative frameworks such as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and the Building Act 1991
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to create and maintain good relationships with staff, tradespeople and contractors.

A trades background and/or property, project or site management experience would be an advantage.

Te Kura o Waimairi-iri Burnside High School Mission:

To provide a safe, positive inclusive learning environment where students attain the knowledge, skills and personal qualities to choose the right pathway in life.

Candidates can download a Candidate Briefing document including a full Position Description and apply, in strict confidence, online at

To apply by email, please attach your cover letter and CV and send to quoting 8694SIfmanz.  Applications close on 3 March 2024.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged, and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information please phone Andrea Bankier on +64 (0)274 478102.


Facilities Manager

Stride Property Group
Johnsonville, Wellington
Part-time (32 hours per week over 4 or 5 days)
$80,000 per annum

Applications close: 14 March 2024

An opportunity in the commercial sector to manage and maintain a significant asset for this property company.

If you have a strong facilities management background, with experience in health and safety, budget planning and an understanding of how a multi-site portfolio works. This is an interesting and varied role, with opportunities to lead and drive customer satisfaction.

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You will ensure business as usual is maintained for this important site, and it will be your customer focus and your ability to develop relationships with your customers and suppliers that will set you apart.

One of the most important aspects of the Facilities Manager role, is building and maintaining strong relationships with our vendors. You will lead in this space, to ensure customer satisfaction and be a first point of contact for facilities related matters.

In this broad role, you will constantly be looking to improve the way solutions are delivered and be prepared to think about innovative ways to solve problems. You will be open to change and seek other expert opinions to create good outcomes for your customers.

Key skills and experience required to apply for this role include:

• At least 5 years’ experience in Facilities Management for multi-site portfolio.
• Strong understanding of Building compliance and BWOF requirements.
• Understands fire evacuation procedures and fire systems.
• Experience in contract management with a focus on Plumbing, Electrical and HVAC.
• At least 5 years’ experience in Health and Safety auditing and reporting.
• Experience in short term maintenance and capital expenditure planning.

This is a role that could accelerate your career and it is offered on a part-time (32 hours) permanent basis.

If you would like to know more, either apply using the link below or call Olivia Strutton on 027 251 2672 for a confidential chat.


Regional Facilities Manager

Ryman Healthcare
Full Time

Applications close: 8 March 2024

We’re looking for a Christchurch based Regional Facilities Manager with FM leadership & project management experience to manage a portfolio of retirement villages across New Zealand.
• Join an organisation that values kindness, excellence, teamwork and innovation
• Work with a large team of talented property and operational managers
• Contribute to our goal of providing safe and accessible communities

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Ryman Healthcare
At Ryman, we believe the measure of a full life is one that gets richer with age.

Ryman has grown to become the largest retirement village operator in New Zealand. We own and operate 48 villages in New Zealand and Australia. We have 14 new villages under construction and 9 additional sites in our landbank. We employ more than 7,600 team members.
Being the developer, designer, builder, and operator means we will continue to challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents and team members.
Our trailblazing spirit can be felt in every Ryman experience, so if you like the sound of this, then read on

What will you do?
Reporting to our National Facilities Manager, you will work with our village management teams to ensure our villages are presented and operated to the highest standards. Key responsibilities include:

• Being the FM subject matter expert to your portfolio of villages across New Zealand; you will build strong, trusting relationships with village teams. Regular travel is required
• Undertaking periodic reviews of the village facilities to ensure they are fully operational in line with Ryman standards and policies
• Assisting village management and facilities team members across New Zealand with problem solving; you will need to think on your feet
• Developing long term asset management plans for our villages
• Identifying and delivering property projects and village refurbishments, including creating business cases, scope of works and cost estimates
• Building and maintaining relationships with our network of facilities contractors to support our village operations
• Focus on financials including invoice approval, monthly budget reviews and 5 year CAPEX planning
• Supporting health and safety priorities and contributing to a positive safety culture

What’s in it for you?
This is your opportunity to join a team with ambitions to lead the industry at a global level. You will be surrounded by people who are not content with “standard” and will work for a company that will support you to be your best self and do the same for your team.

In addition, a career at Ryman offers:
• Ongoing support for professional development, with tailored leadership programmes
• Career progression opportunities
• Additional wellbeing leave and a flexible working policy
• A social and supportive team environment
• You will join one of NZ’s most successful and fastest growing companies
• Access over 60 discounts with well-known brands across a variety of sectors including; health and wellbeing, banking, insurance, and retail
• Free gym membership for onsite gym
• Convenient Ryman owned onsite café (Pioneers Café) with subsidised coffee and delicious food options

Who are you?
• You have proven facilities management leadership experience; experience managing a portfolio of properties is key
• You have a proven track record in project management or project delivery
• You are a subject matter expert when it comes to facilities management, and you constantly strive for excellence; you are not content with standard
• You believe in the value of strong, positive, supportive teams who work together as one
• You value people and kindness, and are passionate about building strong relationships and exceeding expectations
• As a resilient person you keep going, even when there are bumps in the road and you show composure under pressure
• You value communication that is simple and your strong analytical skills and attention to detail help you write reports that others find easy to interpret, including R&M spend analysis
• You are confident with technology and welcome new software
• You are a self-starter, can multi-task and enjoy working autonomously
If you are interested in joining an organisation with a clear purpose and a commitment to innovation, kindness and excellence, we would love to hear from you!

At Ryman, we support an environment where everyone feels welcome to be themselves. We embrace diversity and celebrate individual uniqueness, encouraging anyone wanting to work for Ryman to apply for our vacant positions.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews may take place prior to the close date. This means a job ad may close before the advertised close date.


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