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Facilities and Asset Management Advisor

WTP Advisory, Wellington, Auckland or Christchurch

WTP Advisory are seeking candidates to join the team located in either Wellington, Auckland, or Christchurch. The Advisory Team provides a range of Consultancy Services in areas including Facilities Management, Procurement, Contract Management, Asset Management and Operations.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in Facilities and Asset Management, excellent written and verbal communications skills and ideally some knowledge of the Government Rules of Sourcing and Procurement process. The successful candidate will be able to interpret, develop, and communicate complex organisational processes to support our clients in achieving their goals.

The role provides a unique opportunity for a Facilities and Asset Management professional to apply their technical knowledge in a strategic context, and further develop their skills in a range of related areas.

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The services provided by WTP Advisory are broad and adaptable to client requirements, commonly the successful candidate will be capable of:
• Developing specifications for Procurement of Facilities Management services and related services.
• Drafting Procurement documentation.
• Reviewing supplier performance against contractual requirements.
• Contributing to new building design in a Facilities/Operational context (FM in Design).
• Conducting asset condition assessments.
• Developing Asset Management Strategies/Plans
• Responding to RFP’s
• Reviewing and Developing PPM schedules.
• Producing Long Term Maintenance Plans.
• Building reporting dashboards.
• Analysing Facilities and Asset Data
• Developing workflows for FM/AM services
• Drafting SLA’s, specifications and KPI’s

We are looking for candidates with established backgrounds in Facilities and Asset Management who can develop and adapt their skills to the requirements of the role.

If you think this sounds like you, please send a brief covering letter and your CV to alex.hampshire@wtpartnership.co.nz.

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Strategic Community Property Adviser

Manawatu District Council, Fielding
Closes: 26 April 2021
  • Make your mark within our community
  • Apply your creativity, problem solving and lateral thinking skills

As our Strategic Community Property Adviser, you’ll plan, prepare and co-ordinate the implementation of Community Property Strategies and programmes of work to benefit the Manawatu Community and give effect to Council’s vision for the Manawatu District. We’re a medium-sized Council with big heart, and we’re ambitious for our community.

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Reporting to the Community Facilities Manager, this role is a senior member of our dedicated community facilities team
and will be responsible for providing strategic property advice to key staff, including General Managers, the Chief
Executive and Council.

You’ll need to bring these with you:

  • Demonstrable skill and experience in strategic and operational property management and development including acquisitions and disposals
  • An understanding of how strategy assists decision-making and helps focus and prioritise activities
  • A sound understanding of good practice property asset management processes and the relevant local government legislative framework
  • A familiarity with council planning and decision making processes including community engagement
  • The skills to manage multiple projects, working across our organisation and with our community
  • A practical approach and a sense of humour

Here at MDC, we’re committed to doing right by our community. Our governance team (our Mayor and Councillors) are
dedicated and enthusiastic, and we work collaboratively in the best interests of the Manawatu.

At MDC, you’ll find supportive colleagues, flexibility, professional development opportunities, a genuinely family friendly work environment.

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National Technical Services Manager

Cushman & Wakefield, Auckland
He aha te mea nui o te ao. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata

What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

We are currently looking for a qualified and experienced National Technical Services Manager to be based in Auckland.

About the Role:
In this role, you will play an integral part of the New Zealand Facilities Services team promoting and delivering through your team, technical solutions in a commercial environment to our range of Blue-Chip clients and National portfolios across New Zealand.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in a leadership capacity for trades across the business and will regularly liaise with our internal trades teams, sub-contractors, clients, projects delivery team and other key stakeholders. As an experienced technical expert, you will manage, mentor and develop the wider trades teams and have the potential to progress into a Director Level role. In this role you are the 2IC for the Facility Services Director.

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing a technical team being clear on process development, responsibilities, and business goals
  • Lead the businesses direction in Sustainability initiatives, promote innovation through new tech, and support any training nationally as required.
  • Lead the relationship and key contact point (client champion) for meetings, escalations and opportunities for Trades clients (account management). Be the ‘go to’ for technical solutions for both the internal and external teams.
  • Client relationship management for project delivery and technical product solutions
  • Develop a strategy for key equipment partners, understanding their technology road map, and benefits to our client’s drivers.
  • Maintain a monthly register of client added value and innovative ideas, proposed and implemented by Facilities Services
  • Effective financial analysis, data management and financial management, turning data into solutions
  • Manage client and internal queries and requests effectively and within expected timeframes and with the level of detail expected.
  • End to end project delivery of technical building services – from concept, pricing, award, and delivery.
  • Identify industry innovations and technical solution improvements in the building services/asset management and create detailed plans to sell into the clients
  • Account reporting – accurate and timely, in line with contract scope
  • Document control – Business processes refinement and development
  • Work with the client account teams to sell the innovations into the accounts with the understanding of the pay back, environmental impact, and renewable energy factors.
  • Liaising and working closely with the Estimating and pre-delivery teams. Driving technical solutions for identified operational maintenance issues.
  • Providing guidance and support to the Site Management and operational teams
  • Excellent and proven stakeholder management and communication skills

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

  • You will have solid experience of working within the Building Services industry
  • 10+ years’ experience in a client facing role
  • 5+ years’ New Zealand experience
  • Financial management and analysis
  • Experience with medium to large commercial projects,
  • Tertiary qualifications Electrical / Mechanical engineering
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven experience in client relationship development
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Project
  • Long term commitment to career growth

Culture:
You will be part of a team who work hard and achieve a very high percentage of their collective and personal goals. This is a fun and friendly environment with a strong culture of team work and collaboration.

Cushman & Wakefield offer an above average remuneration package which includes:

  • Free Life Insurance
  • Free Income replacement insurance
  • Discounted Medical cover with Southern Cross
  • Access to Marram Trust holiday / medical program
  • Active social club

Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

With a reputation for excellence in providing service and support to our customers, Cushman & Wakefield is a market leader in Facility Management and Facilities Service delivery.

We have a genuine commitment to continually strengthen client relationships and raise the bar in terms of customer service and delivery outcomes.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Contract Manager

Cushman & Wakefield, Wellington

Reporting into the Regional Director for the Wellington region, you will take complete ownership for managing our clients’ property portfolio.

He aha te mea nui o te ao. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata

What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

With a reputation for excellence in providing service and support to our customers, Cushman & Wakefield is a market leader in Facility Management and facilities service delivery. We have a genuine commitment to continually strengthen client relationships and raise the bar in terms of customer service and delivery outcomes.

Reporting into the Regional Director for the Wellington region, you will take complete ownership for managing our clients’ property portfolio.

You will be based at our clients’ premises and will manage a technical and support team.

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the client property & facilities team to effectively maintain the property portfolio.
  • Lead your team to exceed client expectations in regard to service delivery, job performance, price and quality, through effective and efficient day-to-day operations.
  • Ensure all works are undertaken safely and consistent with Cushman & Wakefield and legislative safety requirements
  • Proven track record of maintaining and preparing budgets and strong financial acumen

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of seven year’s experience in a professional Facilities Management role
  • Proven ability to delivery facilities management services to the client
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of NZ safety legislation and best practice
  • Client relationship building ability
  • People management experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be highly desirable

Cushman & Wakefield offer an above average remuneration package which includes:

  • Free Life Insurance
  • Free Income replacement insurance
  • Discounted Medical cover with Southern Cross
  • Access to Marram Trust holiday / medical program

Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Contract Manager

Cushman & Wakefield, Auckland

Reporting into the Account Director – Corrections you will take ownership for managing our clients’ Auckland Prison property portfolio.

He aha te mea nui o te ao. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata

What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

With a reputation for excellence in providing service and support to our customers, Cushman & Wakefield is a market leader in Facility Management and Facilities Service delivery. We have a genuine commitment to continually strengthen client relationships and raise the bar in terms of customer service and delivery outcomes.

Reporting into the Account Director – Corrections you will take ownership for managing our clients’ Auckland Prison property portfolio.

You will be based at our clients’ site at Paremoremo and will manage a technical and support team.

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the client property team to effectively maintain the property portfolio.
  • Lead your high performing team to exceed client expectations in regard to service delivery, job performance, price and quality, through effective and efficient day-to-day operations.
  • Deep understanding of the contract and adherence to the terms of the contract.
  • Ensure all works are undertaken safely and consistent with Cushman & Wakefield and legislative safety requirements
  • Proven track record of maintaining and preparing budgets and strong financial acumen

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge and/or experience working on a PPP would be an advantage
  • Minimum of ten years working in an outsourced Facilities Management role
  • Proven ability to lead and deliver facilities management services to the client
  • Understanding of commercial delivery drivers
  • Strong people management experience is a must
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of NZ safety legislation and best practice
  • Excellent client relationship building ability
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be highly desirable

Cushman & Wakefield offer an above average remuneration package which includes:

  • Free Life Insurance
  • Free Income replacement insurance
  • Discounted Medical cover with Southern Cross
  • Access to Marram Trust holiday / medical program

Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Sales Engineer

Cushman & Wakefield, Auckland

Looking for a Relationship and Technical trades focused individual for our newly created role in Auckland

He aha te mea nui o te ao. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata

What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

We are looking for a candidate who will provide industry leading client solutions and drive new business through effective and efficient management of assets.

You will be tasked with supporting the development of new clients, securing targeted clients, and Trades lines of business, including Maintenance contracts, project works, and end to end project delivery of technical building services, and all aligned to the wider Cushman & Wakefield sales and growth strategy.

Reporting to the Director of Facility Services, you will work closely with the Trades management team, including Trade/Branch Managers (Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Carpentry), Account Managers, FM Contract Managers and Project Management teams. As well as having a close working relationship with the Director of Facilities Management.

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BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

  • Understanding and knowledge of the Commercial Facilities Services (Trades) industry
  • Sales force experience and reporting
  • Ability to develop reports and proposals and articulate the technical solutions and benefits to non-technical personal
  • Able to develop pricing models to remain competitive yet deliver a client solution model that is attractive
  • Strong business acumen and problem-solving ability
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal
  • Demonstrated relationship development skills with experience in maintaining close client relationships.
  • Proven track record of growing revenue and client base
  • Technical trades or equivalent qualified
  • Project delivery capability and experience running small works jobs in a technical environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Tools including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cushman & Wakefield offer an above average remuneration package which includes:

  • Free Life Insurance
  • Free Income replacement insurance
  • Discounted Medical cover with Southern Cross
  • Access to Marram Trust holiday / medical program
  • Active social club (Auckland only)

With a reputation for excellence in providing service and support to our customers, Cushman & Wakefield is a market leader in Facility Management and Facilities Service delivery. We have a genuine commitment to continually strengthen client relationships and raise the bar in terms of customer service and delivery outcomes.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Facilities Manager

Whanganui District Council, Whanganui
Closes: 2 May 2021

Are you looking to make a difference?

Working with the Senior Facilities Manager this role supports the management of Council owned buildings assisting with administration, maintenance, contract and asset management duties.

We need someone who is forward thinking and has sound facilities management industry knowledge and experience. You will be responsible for ensuring building life cycle maintenance, renewal planning, estimating and compliance. Being able to multi-task and prioritise requests is an essential skill.

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The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent time management, communication and relationship management skills
  • The ability to juggle priorities, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A “can do” attitude, be able to work autonomously and use initiative
  • A relevant qualification in Building Construction or Facilities Management Experience.
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing work environments and workloads
  • Sound knowledge of Health & Safety legislation & Building Act
  • Broad knowledge of the Trades industry
  • Experience in using computerised Asset Condition or Maintenance programming systems such as Asset Finda or similar would be advantageous.

Previous experience in a customer service focused role is extremely advantageous and you’ll enjoy fixing problems and providing solutions to internal and external clients. Friendly and professional you will enjoy creating positive working relationships across all levels of the business. A full New Zealand driving license is required for this role.

Local Government experience would be an advantage.

Enquiries about this position can be directed to Keith Smith, Interim Team Leader – Facilities Management on (06) 349 3019.

Only online applications will be accepted for this role.

Applications Close: 2 May 2021

Interviews Held: Week of 17 May 2021

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Ishmeet Singh Bhatia (CFMANZ)

A Certified Facilities Manager (CFMANZ), Ishmeet is looking for a facilities management or project management position and is open to moving anywhere in New Zealand for the right opportunity. He has seven years of experience in facilities management, building services, MEP installations, HVAC, and project management, leading projects in innovation, operations and maintenance.

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Contact Information:

  • Mobile: +64 221 890 087
  • Email: ishmeetsinghnz@gmail.com

Location:

  • Open to moving anywhere in New Zealand for the right opportunity.

Type of Role:

  • Facilities Manager or Property Manger

Background & Experience:

  • Currently working as a Project manager in NZ.
  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFMANZ).
  • 7 years experience in Facilities Management, Building Services and MEP installations, HVAC, Project Management, leading projects in Innovation, Operations, Maintenance.
  • Current working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
  • Current knowledge of BWOF and HSNO compliance.
  • Strong knowledge and experience working in KPI driven environments.
  • Extensive pre-opening experience in Facilities Management, Building Services (Handover, Operations Set-up and Launch).
  • Strong project manager with proficiency in MS projects, Autocad and Revit MEP.
  • Extensive experience in project scheduling and managing projects.

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