Facilities Manager - New Zealand Stores and Equipment
Auckland, AU
21h ago

About Kmart

With more than 235 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.

Serving the needs of Australian and New Zealand families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter.


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals.

Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same! Our values Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

What we’re looking for?

Reporting in to the Head of Facilities, an opportunity to join the Kmart Property Team has become available for an experienced Facilities Manager to provide advice to management and Store Managers around facilities maintenance of stores and equipment.

Supporting all NZ Stores locations, other key responsibilities in this role will see you involved in the following :

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement of maintenance across the NZ Stores, and offsites, as well as equipment to a high standard and in accordance with lease agreements
  • Establish and maintain a long-term facilities maintenance plan aimed at continual improvement
  • Minimise expenditure and maintain control of budget
  • Ensure all works and contractors conform to business, OH&S and legislative requirements
  • Assist in the management of operational contracts such as cleaning, pest control, waste management etc.
  • About You

  • To be successful in securing this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;
  • Preferably Engineering or trade skills and qualifications (those candidates with formal qualifications in Facilities Management will be highly regarded)
  • Knowledge of building systems, Building Code of New Zealand, HVAC and electrical systems and codes
  • Proven track record in managing projects and communicating with contractors and business management
  • Extensive experience in facilities management within the retail sector (preferably for a large organisation supporting multiple locations)
  • Working knowledge of OH&S practices and regulations
  • High level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Experienced in; Contract management / Budget management / Contractor performance management
  • Effective communication, networking and problem resolution skills
  • You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart.

    At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

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