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Head of Facilities


The purpose of this position is to lead and manage the facility management strategies, systems and activities of the Queensland Art Gallery.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Arts/Culture/Heritage
Classification AO7
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/281401
Closing date 17-Jul-2018
Job duration
Contact person Grant Kulmar
Contact details 3840 7343

Key Duties:

  • Provide expert strategic and operational advice and policy to the Executive Management team relating to facilities management.
  • Lead the development of policy, and provide direction, advice and assistance to Gallery staff on facilities management issues and requirements.
  • Manage the facilities management function at QAGOMA, and ensure outputs align with the Queensland Art Gallery's strategic plans and organisational objectives, and the Heritage Listed site's Conservation Management Plan:
    • Facilities management (include onsite and offsite storage)
    • Building maintenance planning and program (including building service contracts)
    • Capital works planning and program
    • infrastructure planning and program
    • QAGOMA Leasing and related licencing
    • Point of contact and negotiation with the Building Owner (Arts Queensland) for all related activities, including contract and service standards outcomes, ensuring compliance with gallery and contract service expectations
    • Procurement and Project Management activities as required, including advice to Arts Queensland during contract procurement and management of contracts and contractors on site.
  • Coordinate the logistical and operational (facility) demands of planned and unplanned events and activities, (both Gallery programs and external hirers) across both sites to ensure their effective and efficient implementation, value for money and the achievement of high levels of visitor satisfaction.
  • Develop and implement programs to address risk management including safety and security of staff, the public and museum assets, emergency and contingency planning.
  • Develop and manage the business unit budget in line with strategic and operational priorities and ensure delivery within defined parameters, escalating any variances or issues.
  • Represent QAGOMA, and develop and maintain productive working relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure facility deliverables are met
  • Lead and manage the Facilities team and provide positive leadership, communication, mentoring and performance management to team members.
  • Foster an equitable and fair workplace ethos through the implementation of management standards and policies, performance planning and review, recruitment and selection, training and development, workplace health and safety, respect for procedural fairness and employment equity.

Applications will remain current for up to 12 months after closing date where identical vacancies may become available in this time.

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