Business Support Manager - Facilities Management
University of Canterbury
Christchurch, NZ
2d ago

What You Will Do

UC is seeking an experienced Business Support Manager to join our Facilities Management team to ensure strategic plans and operational activities effectively reflect the key objectives and priorities of the Facilities Management Department.

You will be responsible for providing excellent management of administrative and systems support functions for the department, ensuring effective, high quality, timely and accurate delivery.

Leading business improvement activities you will champion and implement change, encouraging the team to challenge and look for continuous improvement opportunities.

Mōu Who You Are

With 7-10 years' experience in management and / or administration industries you will bring with you :

  • Experience and understanding of business process improvement and change
  • Experience leading staff in the professional area of planning, development and support services delivery.
  • Knowledge of how change management can be applied in the workplace.
  • Experience within the tertiary or facilities management sector is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Solid experience successfully leading staff.
  • Demonstrated digital capability and use of applications such as SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with contract management and administration.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policy and procedure development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and regulations, and a commitment to the University's health and safety standards.
  • An active commitment to upholding the values, tikanga (protocols and processes), kawa (rules) of cultural practice and traditions as guided by mana whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri, and valuing te reo Māori.
  • Competency in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga is an advantage.
  • If you are an effective communicator and thrive within team-orientated and collaborative work environments, then we want to hear from you!

    Mahi Ngātahi Who You Will Work With

    Te Ratonga Pūkaha Facilities Management Department provides support to the University's teaching research and support functions in four key areas :

  • Security Services Delivery
  • Capital planning, programming and delivery
  • Maintenance planning, programming and delivery
  • Support Services Delivery
  • The efficiency of the Facilities Management services enable a world class Learning and Teaching environment at UC.

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