Director, Asset Strategy, Policy and Sustainability
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 25 November 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $124,891 - $140,596
Position No: 16581
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 November 2019
Contact Officer: Liz Clarke on liz.clarke@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 9218

Details: ACT Property Group are seeking an experienced professional who knows and understands how buildings work, has demonstrated experience in planning for and managing a building lifecycle and knows what a good asset management plan looks like. This position leads a small team that is responsible for driving the strategic and asset management planning for a large number of ACT Government owned buildings ensuring they are fit for purpose, are maintained to the agreed standards, advance sustainable measures and meet the needs of our customers. The role also manages planning and reporting functions for planned upgrades and capital works, and for government and non-government accommodation planning including inter and intra government committees.
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. ACT Property Group has recently updated its structure. This position will be part of the management group leading implementation of the new arrangements and ensuring improved delivery of services to customers and stakeholders.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applicants need demonstrated experience in property or a related discipline at a senior level and membership of a related professional association (or the commitment and capacity to obtain this) is desirable. Applicants must hold (or have the capacity to obtain) a White Card, Asbestos Awareness and current drivers licence (car). Other relevant professional qualifications are highly desirable.  

Note: A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. 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.

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:
1. 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:
a. Show that you have the capabilities in “What you Require” section of the Position Description including Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge, and Behavioural Capabilities.
b. 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.
c. Tell the panel how your abilities, ingenuity, experience and qualifications make you the best person for this role.
2. A current Curriculum Vitae including details of work history (roles, timing, responsibilities, achievements), professional memberships and qualifications, and
3. Contact details of at least two referees.

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