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Client Facility Manager

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Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 08 ($92,811.16 - $104,214.40)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: Gatton, St Lucia

Property & Facilities

The University has 3 campuses located at St. Lucia, Gatton and Herston. The University also operates medical and dental schools in Brisbane and a number of research stations and farms throughout Queensland. 

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities management that support the University's teaching and research goals and its strategic objectives of Learning, Discovery and Engagement.

To achieve this, and to further improve the environment in which members of the University community study, work and live, P&F provide a range of services. These include: Infrastructure & Sustainability (ie energy management, sustainability office, engineering services), Project Delivery (ie new buildings, refurbishments, feasibilities), Planning & Property (ie. master planning, leasing, space management), Campus Operations (i.e. building maintenance, grounds and playing field maintenance, fire safety, security and parking, transport, cleaning, furniture, logistics, UQ fleet, mail dispatch).

UQ’s environmental and sustainability initiatives have gained significant recognition. P&F manages the University's Environmental Management System, provides advice, and promotes best sustainability practices at UQ. The Sustainability website ( provides a single point for the University to communicate its initiatives and successes in embedding sustainability throughout its operations, learning, discovery and engagement.  By browsing the site, the community has access to information on their sustainability study options, UQ’s research in the area of sustainability, partnerships with community industry and government, and the University’s carbon management strategy. You are encouraged you to visit the Sustainability website.

Further information about the Property and Facilities Division may be accessed on the Division’s web site at

The role

This role is accountable for the management of a Precinct Area team and responsible for scoping client needs and issues, aligning proactive solutions and coordinating the allocation of maintenance resources to deliver high quality advice and services. As the Client Facility Manager, you will be responsible for managing a team of maintenance staff by providing support and guidance on complex maintenance issues, and identifying ways to continuously improve team performance and build capabilities that are aligned to current and future client needs and service delivery requirements.

The person

The successful applicant will possess an Electrical Trade qualification and experience in maintenance management. You should have extensive asset and maintenance management knowledge with technical experience in large, complex building portfolios (including technical, scientific or laboratory facilities). You will have experience in a range of areas including maintenance methodologies, project and contract management, analysis of complex building engineering and workplace health and safety management. You will have experience in the management, training and mentoring of a diverse group of staff and contractors.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Jill Amber, HR Advisor on .


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $101,628 - $121,930 p.a.).

Position Description

Client Facility Manager Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Peter Greenwood, Senior Client Facility Manager on +61 7 3346 5512 of contact person or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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