Assistant Director - Asset Initiatives

$113,397 - $122,062 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 03 May, 2022
Full time Executive and Management Facilities, Real Estate, and Property Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 17 May 2022

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $113,397 - $122,062 plus superannuation
Position No: 36046
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 28 April 2022
Contact Officer: Harriet Spring on or (02) 6205 3679

Details: ACT Property Group provides expert property management and maintenance services to the ACT Government and the community. The Group manages and maintains buildings and property that enable the ACT Government to provide Government and community services. The group supports the ACT Governments delivery of its services through flexible, efficient and cost-effective accommodation solutions and property services. Community services and support are also enabled through the provision of properties to community organisations at affordable rental rates. ACT Property Group operates on a fee for service basis with a requirement to provide a dividend to government.

The person in this role leads the Asset Initiative (AI) team, and is responsible for owner-side project management, driving project delivery of both large- and small-scale projects. They will work closely with our delivery partners (Major Projects Canberra and ACT Property Group), to ensure that capital works align to portfolio needs, projects meet key milestones and progress is tracked and reported against budgets and schedules.  Projects include upgrades, updates and improvements to government buildings, community facilities and the six public pools. The role undertakes scoping, extensive delivery consultation, and reporting for upgrades and capital works.  You will need a strong understanding of strategic asset management, capital works and project delivery planning, relationship and budget management. This team is also responsible for ensuring appropriate project documentation is provided to the Strategic Estate Management Team at project closures, to enable the ongoing good governance of the property portfolio. The role reports to the Director Strategic Estate Management and Asset Initiatives (SEMAI). The position will work closely with the Assistant Director of Strategic Estate Management, whose team undertakes strategic asset management and prepares the capital works program annually.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Hold or have the capacity to obtain White Card and Asbestos Awareness.
  • Hold a current driver’s licence (car)
  • Relevant industry or tertiary qualification/s is highly desirable.
  • Holding or having the ability to obtain membership of a relevant professional organisation is desirable.

Note: Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is based in an activity-based working (ABW) environment. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to apply: Please review the Position Description for details about the role and associated responsibilities. Suitability for this position will be assessed on your demonstrated Skills, Experience, Knowledge and Behaviour in relation to the duties/responsibilities listed in the Position Description.

Please submit the following:

  • A two page pitch that tells the selection committee about your ability to perform the advertised role (knowledge, experience, skills, behaviour) and why you are the best person for this role. The pitch should:
  1. Show that you have the capabilities in “What you Require” section of the Position Description including Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge, and Behavioural Capabilities.
  2. Demonstrate your capacity to perform the duties and responsibilities detailed in “What You Will Do” at the specified classification including examples of how you have done this in the past.
  3. Tell the panel how your abilities, ingenuity, experience and qualifications make you the best person for this role.
  • A current curriculum vitae including details of work history (roles, timing, responsibilities, achievements), professional memberships and qualifications, and
  • Contact details of at least two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Job Closing Date

17 May, 2022