Principal Advisor Property at Department of Conservation, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Use your relationship management experience to truly partner with our key stakeholders
- Bring to this role your expertise in property systems and processes
- Be involved in providing necessary support to achieve greater conservation outcomes.
We are looking for an experienced Principal Property Advisor to join our National Property Services team based in Wellington. Reporting to our National Property Manager, you look after one of the most unique and diverse property portfolios in New Zealand, managing properties from beyond Cape Reinga to The Bluff and some remote islands. Our team look after all DOC's office type buildings, workshops, infrastructure, residential houses, and integrated property sites.
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation (DOC) we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga | About the role
The Principal Property Advisor supports the effective and efficient management of the Department's property portfolio ensuring that Te Papa Atawhai has quality environments as part of a well-managed and sustainable portfolio. This role allows the team to make informed decisions on a strategic level and to qualify property investments, negotiate commercial leases, manage property maintenance, projects and legislation property compliance whilst meeting business needs.
The key accountabilities are:
- Contribute to the strategic planning processes by identifying opportunities to achieve efficiencies and look for systems s and continuous improvement opportunities
- Provide advice and information to internal and external stakeholders to ensure the effective and efficient management of DOC's property portfolio
- Develop, implement, and maintain policies, processes, and systems to ensure a consistent and effective approach to property management
- Ensure the Department property portfolio meets legal and regulatory compliance
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
This role calls for someone who is keen to add value to the work we do and be part of a high performing team. You will have proven relationship management experience, along with a strong track record and experience negotiating and dealing with suppliers.
In addition, you will bring:
- Relevant qualification or in-depth experience in property, business, asset management, valuation or related fields
- Proven experience and achievement in corporate real estate, administration, and building management and maintenance systems and processes
- Demonstrated strong customer and people centric focus
- Awareness and understanding of relevant property legislation and regulations
- Understanding and ability to implement risk identification, analysis, and management
- Project management skills, with the ability to proactively manage projects from procurement through to completion
- Proven ability to plan and organise work to meet timeframes, comfortable working with ambiguity
- Demonstrated evidence of using initiative, anticipate and solve problems and an independent judgement to deal with critical tasks
- Current full driving licence
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- Flexible working options including some work from home
- Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme
- Active employee networks, Te Kāwai Aho Tapu - Māori Kaimahi Network, Rainbow Network
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa. The salary range for this position is $84,908 to $108,493 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Rā katinga | Applications close at 5 pm on Sunday 26 June 2022
Me he pātai anō | For further enquiries, contact Debbie Fahey, Senior Recruitment Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 027 286 2746
Taupānga| Job Reference: DOC/100/8023
COVID-19 Vaccination requirement – From 4 May 2022 our Vaccination Policy, requiring all employees to be vaccinated, has been suspended but may be reinstated in the future if the COVID-19 situation changes. Positions that are identified as high risk will still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Visit www.doc.govt.nz to find out more about a career with us.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Department of Conservation|
|Attachment:||Role Description - Principal Property Advisor.pdf (PDF, 232KB)
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