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Executive Manager Property and Facilities
  • Exciting senior leadership opportunity
  • Full-time, fixed-term contract until 2028
  • Competitive salary package


Located in Ballarat, Victoria's largest inland city. Just 75 minutes west of Melbourne, Ballarat is a melting pot of art, culture, food and attractions set against an iconic heritage backdrop.


The role 

Reporting to the Director Infrastructure and Environment, this position of Executive Manager Property and Facilities provides efficient and effective delivery of property and facilities services in accordance with City of Ballarat strategy and agreed service levels.


The Executive Manager Property and Facilities will provide leadership and direction to staff delivering property services and facility management across:  

  • Public building maintenance
  • Facilities management
  • Property management


About you  

The City of Ballarat is seeking a highly motivated and experienced people leader. Ideally, the preferred candidate will also have a strong stakeholder management and customer service experience together with demonstrated experience in project and contract management. You will also display well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise and clearly communicate with the community, professionals and elected members. 


Key Selection Criteria

  • Qualifications and experience as listed in the position description.
  • Proven management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively develop and manage budgets.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills, along with excellent negotiation, conflict resolution, presentation and consultation skills.
  • Ability to work with, lead, motivate and manage a diverse team of professionals, associated organisations and individuals including the ability to develop and maintain co-operative working relationships.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently plan, organise and prioritise work to achieve organisational objectives.
  • Commitment to effective management of health and safety issues especially relevant to this role.


To Apply

To apply for this position please click the Apply button and submit your application. Applications close 12 noon Wednesday 29 March 2023. Please ensure that you provide a resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.   



For further information on this position, please contact Bridget Wetherall, Director Infrastructure and Environment on 0417 855 048.


The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access. We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check.

Job Ref: EB000023
Submitted: 15-03-2023

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