Facilities Specialist

Location Other Locations
Job Type Permanent
Reference Ad-25690

About Us

MTC is a social enterprise that enables people to overcome barriers on their path to meaningful work. We do this through the employment, mentoring and training programs we deliver.

Each year we support over 20,000 people across NSW and QLD that are vulnerable and experiencing disadvantage with new skills, confidence and opportunities.

About the Role

We are looking for a Facilities Lead to join our Facilities Management Team. Our facilities management team plays a vital role in ensuring that the company’s leaseholds and facilities operate efficiently and provide a safe and productive environment for all stakeholders involved.  

Reporting to the Head of Facilities, the Facilities Lead will play a crucial role in supporting the Head of Facilities in overseeing various aspects related to facilities management. The role will be the primary escalation point for both internal and external vendors who require direction regarding MTC Australia’s facilities. Other duties of the role will include:

  • Oversee building maintenance issue response.
  • Oversee the management of the department’s Building Inspections calendar.
  • Manage both in-house resources and external contractors to deliver timely and effective maintenance.
  • Develop and maintain professional and ethical landlord, vendor and supplier networks.
  • Collaborate with Head of Facilities to source, tender, review, negotiate, engage, contract, on-board and supervise all facilities management vendors, both hard and soft services in the delivery of planned, unplanned maintenance and renovation projects.
  • Initiate, oversee and maintain clear operational policies, procedures, records, systems and administrative documents.
  •  Actively participate in initiatives to maintain, build upon and promote position and collaborative workplace.
  • Perform other duties as required to support the overall Facilities Management function of MTC.

About You:

The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role within a professional services firm, commercial building management firm or educational campus.
  • Experience in managing leased properties and related service contracts.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Highly developed negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to independently manage projects, meeting budget & deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing business landscape.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Why Choose Us

At MTC, you will have the opportunity to become a positive and lasting influence on someone’s life.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and at MTC, you will be working in a diverse and inclusive environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with lived experience of disability are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If there are reasonable adjustments to a recruitment process, role, or your work environment to help you, let us know.

Our core values of empathy, innovation, collaboration, and achievement, create a customer-centric culture that empowers us to do what it takes for our customers to know that they matter.

We also offer:

  • Salary packaging and incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Recognition and Reward scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  •  Paid Parental leave
  • Two Me Days annually

Now is the time to act and be rewarded by making a difference to your community. To learn more about MTC and our opportunities, go to www.mtcaustralia.com.au

How to apply

Applications are being reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible with a resume and cover letter.

As part of our commitment to the safety of the children and vulnerable communities we work with, you will be required to undergo a Police Clearance (conducted by MTC) and maintain a valid Working with Children Check (funded by you).