Facilities Maintenance Manager

Northcote VIC, Australia

  • Great opportunity to excel your career in a meaningful role.
  • 50% childcare discount and discounts for hundreds of retailers.
  • 2% professional development budget catered just for you.

About us

Join the team at ECMS,  one of Victoria's largest Early Years providers, working across Long Day Care and Sessional Kindergartens and play your part in fostering lifelong learning for children, families, our partners and ourselves.  

We are striving to show consistently good learning outcomes and to be a place where the best early years people choose to work.

High quality facilities and building strong relationships with local councils and service providers plays a crucial role in the success of our vision - ensuring children, families and educators are set up for success.

As a Facilities Maintenance Manager you will contribute to the success of this vision.

Your new role

ECMS has recently grown in the number of services, employees and children we support and we are excited to announce that as a result we have a new Facilities Maintenance Manager position.

You will lead the coordination, implementation and stakeholder management of facilities maintenance, asset management, building projects and procurement.

This leadership, development and implementation role involves providing oversight to the ‘Business as usual’ functions of planned and reactive facilities maintenance (provided by a third-party provider), as well as asset and contractor management and refurbishment projects.   

This is a full-time position, based out of our head office in Northcote but working in a hybrid model.

You will report to the Director of Corporate Services and work alongside a supportive and well-resourced team of professionals. You will have one direct report, Facilities Maintenance Administrator, there to support you as needed.

About you

You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the facilities and maintenance field, alongside a basic understanding of technical aspects of risk management and work health and safety obligations.

Communication, building connections and long-lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders comes naturally to you. You thrive under pressure and have a critically thinking mindset, assisting you to multi-task daily to support our 60 services.

Day to day you will

  • Oversee and manage systems and activities relating to planned, preventative and reactive facilities maintenance across all ECMS sites
  • Work collaboratively with the local council to conduct asset management activity and provide oversight to all contractors that enter our services
  • Manage the construction of key building works

What’s in it for you?

  • Work alongside and learn from internal and external specialists
  • 50% childcare discount!
  • 2% professional development allowance – your development is catered just for you
  • A stretching yet supportive work environment. Opportunity to work in a highly flexible, values-driven and outcome-focused organisation
  • Access to a range of retail and recreational activities at significantly reduced rates via our fully sponsored Employee Benefits Program such as Coles, Woolworths and Booking.com
  • Work life balance – hybrid working environment

‘ECMS promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. Successful applicants are required to adhere to our child safe practices, policies can be located here 

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from diverse communities and backgrounds are encouraged. 

For more information, please contact Stephanie at scharalambous@ecms.org.au. Applications close on 9 June 2023.

Type: Ongoing

Category: Management & Support - Community Engagement & Partnerships

Reference id: SC000619

Date posted : 17/05/2023