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Corporate Property & Facilities Manager

Job No: WaterNSW2542
Location: Parramatta

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Property & Facilities Manager to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 


Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelines, that’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  

  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  

  • Fertility leave  

  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  

  • Professional development and educational assistance  

  • Attractive remuneration

  • And so much more! 


What you’ll do: 

  • Lead the corporate property and facilities management team to achieve a high-level of commercial performance and to deliver high quality services that drives improvement in safety, future ways of working and efficiency.
  • Provide expert commercial advice and recommendations to the Executive Leadership team on all aspects of land and property transactions, such as lease, easement and license contracts and property/land acquisitions and disposal contracts.
  • Lead the development of a Property divestment strategy ensuring operational and environmental requirements are considered as part of the decision making process.
  • Accountable for Corporate offices ensuring they are properly maintained, cleaned and safe having well managed, cost effective preferred supplier contracts and/or panel arrangements in place.
  • Direct Corporate Property projects including the development of options papers, business cases, budget approval, costing, project delivery (including project, contract and change management) and benefits realisation.
  • Manage the property CAPEX and OPEX budget and ongoing forecast in compliance with Financial Delegations, reporting and governance frameworks.
  • Establish effective systems, processes and reporting to enable the accurate, timely and efficient financial management of property outgoings (e.g., water rates, council rates, land tax) and revenue contracts (e.g., leases and licenses).   
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) outcomes are achieved by facilitating commercial arrangements with the private sector on biodiversity and carbon sequestration opportunities.


What we are looking for:  

  •  Relevant Tertiary degree or experience deemed equivalent
  • Applied knowledge of corporate processes and structures to drive desired outcomes.
  • Understanding of property and WHS legislation, standards and practices.
  • Commercial and financial management experience with respect to a diverse property and land portfolio.
  • Proven experience in coaching and leading continual improvement in team performance and cultural change
  • Experience in designing, interpreting, obtaining key insights, documenting and sharing the narrative from a range of data collated from a wide range of sources
  • Experience in developing and implementing frameworks that enable the commercial management of a large property and land portfolio.
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence.


How we will support you: 

At WaterNSW, we balance flexibility – and the way we work – with the needs of the business, our teams, and us as individuals.

When it comes to working in an office, we work in a hybrid way. If you’re required to be in the field or on site, the benefits of flexibility can be achieved in other ways, such as through a condensed work week.


We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women. Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities  


More about our team/ culture:

No matter how or where you work, safety is the number one priority. This means the physical and mental safety of you, your colleagues, and the public.


Who is WaterNSW? 

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 


For more information, please reach out to: Talent Acquisition Partner Azmine Amer at


Please note applications for this position will close on 17 May 2024.


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