Property Services Manager

Richmond, New Zealand

Reference: 5502443

  • Build a stronger Tasman region by managing our non-commercial property portfolio and deliver professional property expertise across Council.
  • Connect and collaborate to nurture a wide variety of stakeholder relationships.
  • Lead our team of talented property professionals who apply their expertise and knowledge every day to contribute to important projects that impact all Tasman residents.

Due an upcoming retirement we are looking for someone to lead our Property Services team. Reporting to the Community Infrastructure Manager you will be responsible for providing comprehensive in-house facilities management, leasing, maintenance and management of assigned Council properties (including land acquisitions and disposals) and managing Council's vehicle fleet. You'll also be a proven leader who mentors and develops your team of direct reports, and contributes across the organisation.

Professional in your approach, you will be an analytical thinker with the ability to operate at both a strategic and operational level. You'll bring your excellent communication, consultation and negotiation skills and will have a collaborative approach to your work which will complement your strong customer service focus.

You will stand out to us if you have a degree in business studies/property management to complement your significant relevant property or commercial experience. Extensive knowledge of the Public Works Act, Reserves Act and experience in developing asset management/business plans and project management are all areas that we will be strongly looking for in your application as well.

At Tasman District Council we pride ourselves on providing a positive culture and work environment for our people. Our values (innovation, caring/sharing, responsibility, relationships) form the foundation of our culture and our approach to our community and to each other. As a member of our team we can offer you a variety of interesting and rewarding work, strong collegial support, and assistance with relocation, flexible work options, birthday leave and a benefits package to suit your personal preferences.

If you are ready to tackle a new challenge in a stunning location, with a progressive unitary Council and have a solid understanding of our sector, then get cracking on your application now! We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Applications Close: 16 Jun 2021

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Every year we employ a number of Summer Students across the Council, to work for a period of 12-16 weeks over the summer months (mid-November to February). Recruitment for Summer Students begins in early July. All applications must be submitted online via the vacancy on our Vacancies page between 1 July and 31 July each year.

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  • Why Tasman?

    Climate and lifestyle are two of the major factors for people choosing to live and work in the Tasman District. Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

  • What's in it for you?

    Ample learning and development opportunities, flexible working options and a benefits package to suit your preferences - just some of the reasons to join our team.

  • Meet the team

    Knowing about the people you are going to be working with is a critical part of selecting your next job – we understand that. So, come and meet some of the people in our team.