- Lead the assets and facilities team that enables the Auckland Zoo to meet its mission to “Bring people together to build a future for wildlife”
- Bring your relationship management skills to this high-profile role
- Next step in your facilities management career
He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Auckland is a city with one of the most progressive zoos in the world. We have recently embarked on an ambitious 10-year, $150 million capital expenditure upgrade programme, which will see the transformation of much of the site and the development of new infrastructure across the zoo.
Right now, we are looking for someone to join Auckland Zoo’s Facility Services Department to promote, manage, measure and lead the myriad of staff and resources required to maintain and improve the Zoo’s assets and facilities.
This management role oversees the internal teams of environmental sustainability, utilities, maintenance and grounds staff as well as external contractors, consultants and peers and colleagues in Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA).
You will be part of the Facility Services Department’s leadership team as well as the wider zoo extended leadership team.
For more information about Regional Facilities Auckland/ Auckland Zoo and what we do, visit us at rfal.co.nz
He kōrero mōu: About you
The Assets and Facilities Manager leads this team to enable them to function as a high performing unit that recognizes and embraces their essential role in delivering assets and facilities.
You will inform and guide the direction of this key team, produce and implement planned asset and maintenance strategies and participate in infrastructure master planning and implementation projects.
In collaboration with other stakeholders you will take a leadership position in informing the facility requirements and appropriateness of materials and equipment specified for capital renewals. developments.
A core aspect of this role is to establish and maintain positive and effective relationships across internal and external stakeholders. You will implement systems and procedures to ensure compliance with all legislative requirements specific to the zoo operations and infrastructure including working closely with Health and Safety.
You will need a minimum of 10 years within Assets & Facilities and have people management experience
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced person keen to further grow their career within the facilities and assets and projects space. You will work with a dedicated team who are committed and knowledgeable and passionate about the Zoo environment and conservation.
If you want to be part of an organisation who are values driven and have a passion for bringing people together to build a future for wildlife, then this could be the opportunity you have been seeking.
This is simply a unique career opportunity in a unique environment.
How to apply
Please apply online via the website apply button. https://careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/job/Central-Auckland-Assets-&-Facilities-ManagerAuckland-Zoo-1010/539915710/
For a position description please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will need to have a clean NZ drivers licence and this role is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing
Applications close on 26th April 2019
Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.