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Estate Maintenance and Operational Manager

Date: 14-Jan-2022

Location: Darwin, NT, AU, 0820

Company: Ventia

Ventia are currently seeking a Estate Maintenance and Operational Services Manager to join and support our Defence contract in Darwin, Northern Territory.  We currently provide support across five Defence bases in the NT which includes four sites in Darwin and one in the Katherine area as well as a number of remote ranges.

If you are already a seasoned and successful Facilities professional with a passion and energy for engaging people, their hearts and minds and commitment to operating safely and you’re ready for the next big step in your career, then this might be the role for you.

The primary purpose of the role is to partner with business and contract leadership to ensure successful contact delivery, management of the client relationship at all levels, establishing systems and process, implementing improvements and efficiencies in day to day operations, as well as improvements in technology and automation operational service activities within our sites. 

We recognise that people are our greatest asset and are committed to being an employer of choice.

As result we seek to employ people who will succeed in this role and who will likely have:

  • Previous experience working in or with Defence would be highly regarded 
  • Experience working within Regional and Remote sites and understanding the challenges faced  
  • Tertiary qualified in a commercial or technical stream with a minimum 8+ year’s customer relationship management experience with contract management experience. 
  • Able to work effectively with people from diverse national, cultural, linguistic and religious/spiritual backgrounds and to deal with sensitive issues in a manner that is respectful of people’s individual dignity, cultural values and religious beliefs.
  • Well-developed computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Results focused with the ability to identify and prioritise problems and issues, generate solutions and work collaboratively to achieve a successful outcome.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with a high degree of motivation, energy, initiative and commitment, with the capacity to deal with multiple and often conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to balance the requirements of working in a secure environment whilst promoting healthy routines for clients.


 If you enjoy a challenge and would like to be part of our dynamic, growing and exciting company, apply now by clicking the apply button on this page.

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