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Head of Facilities Partnership & Asset Management

Date: 11-May-2021


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people and caring for over 71,000 children.


We are seeking a Head of Facilities Partnership & Asset Management to lead the Facilities Management Partnership for our Centres and lead our Asset Management program. This role is a full-time permanent position based in our Murarrie Head office.


About the role

  • Represent Goodstart in all aspects of contractual and financial management, statement of work performance and continuous improvement regarding the Facilities Management Partnership.
  • Assist the Head of Property with the strategy development for the Facilities Management Services function
  • Identify areas to streamline and automate business processes, and partner with our internal stakeholder and the FM partner to leverage technologies to ensure seamless experiences for our end users
  • Work to support the Head of Property in the development and maintenance of the 3-year, rolling network plan, including the provision of annual asset condition reports, state and nationally ranked prioritisation of capital expenditure and associated recommendation on assets requiring replacement or refurbishment/upgrade

About you

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in multi-site facilities and asset management
  • The ability to influence across enterprise ecosystems to influence positive change including the formulation of effective asset management plans to address asset degradation
  • Experience in contract management and reporting and a strong understanding of procurement, commercial and contractual issues at all stages of property/construction/infrastructure project life cycle
  • Experience managing the contract administration and dispute resolution for complex facilities and asset management projects
  • Strong understanding of WH&S regulatory requirements regarding child, staff, family and 3rd party safety. A further understanding of its application to Early Learning facilities and asset management is highly desirable.
  • Ability to forecast, budget and influence budget milestones


The benefits

  • Not-For-Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income to increase take home pay
  • Laptop and phone
  • Access to discounted childcare
  • Flexible work arrangements giving you choice about when and how work will be done in order to better manage your work and non-work needs
  • Discounted health care and access to employee wellbeing program with BUPA
  • Ongoing support for training and professional development
  • Opportunity to participate in active social club events
  • Exclusive discounts on travel, gym memberships, Apple and Dell products, and more….


Goodstart Early Learning are proud of our inclusive work environment that supports and encourages individual growth and strong teams. Goodstart Early Learning acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of all lands on which we come together. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as enduring, living cultures and pay our respects to Elders past and present.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please upload your Cover Letter & CV to our website. If you would like a copy of the PD please email Alysse Giudice – (Please do not e-mail your application to this e-mail address, it will not be considered).


Posting Notes: MURARRIE, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || Property || SF:LI || No Early Childhood Qualification || Full-Time

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