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Head of Building Maintenance and Compliance (VIC or NSW based)
Site / Location
StarTrack House
Ref #
Australia Post
Opening Date
Strawberry Hills
Work Type
Permanent Full Time

Description & Requirements

Help us deliver for Australia 

Australia Post is delivering for Australia. From the vehicles that we drive, to the small businesses that make our communities thrive. We’re delivering for the environment, for our communities, for our customers, and for our people. We’re moving forward and we want you to come along for the ride.


About the opportunity

Reporting to the General Manager of Group Property, you will be responsible and accountable for the operational and strategic planning, development, implementation, and ongoing management of Facilities Management Services and resources. You will also work in close collaboration with peers and outsourced service providers.


Providing a total Building Maintenance service across Australia Post’s national leased and owned property portfolio including reactive & planned maintenance of buildings and assets, asset life cycle management, energy, waste management, environmental and sustainability activities, minor works projects and all associated financial elements. Ensuring the operational built environments and services are provided and maintained in a safe, cost-effective manner, whilst achieving and maintaining all minimum compliance standards as per relevant local, state, and national legislation.


What you’ll deliver with us

  • At all times, ensure that Australia Post facilities comply with all relevant State legislation and Australian Standards associated with facilities management for essential services and Occupational Health and Safety (to the employees and the public at large) and to prevent exposure to litigation and damage to Australia Post’s reputation
  • Ensure the service provider’s performance and operational service delivery obligations are in accordance with the Managed Services Agreement (MSA) 
  • Provide overall responsibility for the management and maintenance of fixed assets located on Australia Post’s premises including plant and equipment associated with day-to-day operations
  • Managing over $100 million spend p.a. and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve operational requirements

What are we looking for?

  • Facilities/ Project Management experience including sound financial accountability of large programs of work
  • Deep knowledge of legislative building compliance requirements across all levels of government
  • Good technical knowledge of electrical engineering, air systems, water systems, gas systems, etc
  • Familiarity with relevant health and safety standards, environmental sustainability issues, trends, carbon emission reduction activities, and familiarity with relevant regulatory compliance requirements, building codes
  • Demonstrated leadership skills or experience to effectively manage and develop a team 
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders at all levels


How we’ll deliver for you

  • Join one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse workforces in Australia, where we’re all ages and genders and come from all walks of life
  • We deliver on our values of Trust, Inclusivity, Empowerment, and Safety every day. They’re the TIES that bind our team together
  • Immerse yourself in the AP Way – where every single team member partakes in a learning module to help understand the vital role, we play in delivering on our strategy and purpose


We’re delivering together 

At Australia Post, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live and gather as employees. 


We believe our business should reflect the diverse communities we operate in and are proud to be an inclusive workplace for people from all walks of life. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders and backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People with Disability, LGBTQIA+ and Refugees. We are one of the largest organisations in Australia to successfully achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process and workplace for those living with a disability and are committed to reviewing and removing bias in our processes to create a gender-equitable recruitment experience and workplace.  If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion team on

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