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Area Facilities Manager

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

To assist The Salvation Army (TSA) in managing aged care properties in the nominated area/regions of responsibility and develop sound relationships with key stakeholders to that end.

The scope of this role includes inspections, maintenance and improvements to protect the investment of the Salvation Army; ensure compliance to regulatory standards including Work Health and Safety standards as well as supporting the achievement of the TSA mission.

Key Accountability Areas include:

  • Develop and Implement Strategic Plans and Protocols
  • Relationship and Communications Management
  • Property Project Planning & Delivery
  • Administration & Reporting
  • People Management

This role will have a number of Direct Reports such as onsite Maintenance Officers which will require leadership, performance management, coaching and career development.

Required Experience:

  • 5 years of facilities management experience in portfolios of preferably 200+ properties
  • Experience in diverse property types, being commercial, institutional (churches) and housing
  • Preferably an engineering, building or trade qualification / background
  • Proven track record in managing customer service, stakeholder
  • Experience in overseeing / project managing of minor capital works project (typically under $2m)Contractor performance management
  • Proficient IT skills, including facilities management software and the Microsoft Office suite
  • People management experience

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • National Criminal History Record Check
  • Current White Card
  • Current Drivers Licence

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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