Facilities and Procurement Manager

Posted 03 August 2022
Location New South Wales, Sydney
Job type Permanent

Job description

The Company: 

Our client is a global insurer with operations in 54 countries and territories with a stellar reputation in the market. They are seeking a professional to join their successful organisation to manage the running of four office locations, with the core responsibilities being property management, procurement management and WHS (alongside HR).

The Benefits

  • Work for a leading employer in the insurance industry with offices across Australia
  • Progression and development opportunities
  • Potential to manage own team for the right individual 
  • Be a key driver in exciting upcoming real estate projects 
  • Work with business stakeholders to make lasting improvements and meaningful change
  • Central Sydney location with work from home flexibility 
  • Opportunity to travel to VIC and QLD offices 
  • Dynamic team culture with a supportive and friendly environment 
  • Great opportunity for someone with prior facilities or procurement management experience to take the next step in their career in a corporate environment 
The Role: 
  • Ownership of the facilities and procurement function across four offices in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane 
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to make key facilities improvements
  • Work alongside a project manager to deliver on exciting new property relocation projects and upgrades
  • Be an advocate for change and improvements in processes relating to facilities 
  • Work with vendors and suppliers to deliver on facility and service requirements 
  • Procure and onboard new vendors, where required
  • Manage supplier contracts including expense management and budgeting 
  • Working closely with HR on WHS initiatives and requirements to deliver on the organisation’s health and safety objectives
About You
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • 2+ years’ experience working in Facilities or Real Estate Management 
  • Experience in implementing cost effective and timely facility improvements 
  • Demonstrated experience in vendor/supplier management including contract negotiation and expense management
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage budgets
  • An ability to manage stakeholders, establishing strong links and being a key point of contact for the organisation
  • A construction or trade qualification is not mandatory but is highly regarded 
How to Apply
Please send your resume to Caroline by clicking the 'Apply Now' button, alternatively send questions to caroline@kennedyreid.com.au