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Facility Manager

Job details

Corban Estate Arts Centre
5 Nov 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Culture & Heritage, Management & Admin


Facility Manager
Corban Estate Arts Centre

The Organisation
Corban Estate Arts Centre (CEAC) is a dynamic arts precinct based on the Corban Estate for the promotion, development and practice of the arts, culture and heritage reflecting the diverse communities of West Auckland.

Our vision is to be an accessible, welcoming, busy arts and cultural centre that accommodates the interests of a wide range of visitors, residents, artists and community members. Environmental sustainability and innovation drive our practices.

The Role
Are you energetic, enthusiastic and proactive?

Do you enjoy a fast-paced and varied atmosphere?

Do you want to be part of a passionate, fun & motivated team?

Not only will you excel at the day-to-day operational needs of the role, but you will also be highly adaptable, and client focused in dealing with the variety of challenges that may arise.

Key aspects and requirements of the role include, but are not limited to:
• Day to day communication with tenants, contractors, public or relevant authorities.
• Prepare and present monthly H & S and facilities reports.
• Manage CEAC’s Health and Safety System, i.e., ensuring contractors report onsite, manage accidents, etc.  
• Maintenance management of both the tenancy space and services, i.e., day to day tracking plus identifying ad hoc maintenance.
• Manage correction of reported building faults i.e., managing contractors responding to faults and/or rectifying minor faults without assistance.
• Coordinate and assist the Director in delivery and scoping of projects and CEAC’s building work programme.
• Maintain and update operating procedures, contact lists and supplier schedules.
• Primary response to emergencies, during or outside of the estate’s normal operating hours.
• Manage site security
• Manage other procedures and processes as directed by the Director.
• Escalate all issues as and when required to the Director.
• Logging and reporting all technical faults and arranging all office equipment fixtures and fittings.
• Co-ordinating the booking in of visitors and clients.
• Carrying out periodic health and safety checks.
• Carrying out risk assessments.

The Person
As a successful candidate, we foresee you having a toolkit of creative ideas and experience to draw upon.
You will bring proven experience and problem-solving skills into the team while maintaining a view of the ‘big picture’ and the strategic organisational goals.

You will also be someone who thinks strategically, demonstrates leadership with your innate ability to work collaboratively, and who creates an atmosphere of trust and productivity.
This position will also require excellent influencing skills to manage relationships across CEAC, internally and externally.

To perform well, you will need the following mix of experience, skill, and knowledge:
• Minimum of three years in a facilities administration, property administration or customer service role is highly desirable.
• High level of knowledge and understanding of building services, compliance, health and safety and trade practices
• High level of technical aptitude to keep CEAC on track with fast-changing technologies
• An excellent all-round communicator with the ability to build effective relationships and collaborate easily, as well as a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
• A team player who is highly focused and goal oriented, capable of exercising sound judgement, has good initiative and is proactive

How to apply

Please email for the Position Description, which gives more detail about the role.

To apply, please send a letter of application outlining how your skills and experience fulfil the requirements of the Position Description, along with a copy of your current CV.

Please email applications to

Applications close: Friday 5th November 2021

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Corban Estate Arts Centre

8 Oct 2021

Interests The Corban Estate Arts Centre (CEAC)