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Manager, Certification

West End

The purpose of the position is to lead and manage the Certification team in Industry Quality Branch.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Auditing & Compliance
Classification PO6
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/QBCC27/19
Closing date 24-Mar-2019
Job duration Permanent Full-time
Contact person Alison Byrne
Contact details 3613 3191

Key outcomes/Accountabilities 

The aim of this role is to:

  • Lead and manage the operation of the team.  This will include:
  • Strategically plan, manage and perform the audit of private certifiers.
  • Investigate complaints made against private certifiers from the public and building practitioners.
  • Cultivate sound working relationships with stakeholders including industry associations, community groups, suppliers etc. to provide greater awareness of QBCC and its aims, foster a co-operative or partnership approach to achieving QBCC's aims and keep informed of relevant developments.
  • Promote better building standards, inform the building industry on certification matters and educate as far as possible practitioners and regulatory bodies involved in the certification process.
  • Represent the QBCC on industry and government technical committees.
  • Monitoring, reviewing and reporting on performance to achieve the team's objectives;
  • Ensuring staff are provided with appropriate direction, guidance, training, and assistance;
  • Developing and administering the plan and budget; and
  • Identifying, recommending and implementing responses to significant issues.


Candidate attributes 

Mandatory Qualification

Possession of a degree in Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Construction Management.

The ideal candidate will be able to: 

  1. Provide leadership and guidance to a team. 
  2. Draft expert reports, briefings and advice to the QBCC Senior Leadership Team and Board. 
  3. Provide guidance on the application of legislation, policies and procedures. 
  4. Build and maintain networks and relationships to represent and promote QBCC. 
  5. Develop strategies for dealing with change to deliver quality customer service and achieve outcomes.

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