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Livable Spaces – Performance Team Leader

Gisborne District Council
Full Time

Applications Close: 13 September 2022

Do you have facilities management or asset management experience and want to grow into a leadership role?


  • Fantastic opportunity to express yourself and generate innovation
  • Live the slow life; fast track your career
  • Professional development and excellent benefits

Businesses talk about Diversity and Flexibility – We live it.

We are the Gisborne District Council and we are passionate about Diversity and Flexibility in our workplace. Flexibility in how you build a career path, diversity in the skills you will learn and the variety of projects you will have the opportunity to work on.

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We are currently looking for a Team Leader Performance to join our growing team and help shape the future of our region. You will be well supported by a team that prides ourselves on nurturing an open workspace that embraces innovation and creativity. With Treaty partnership front of mind, we’re serious about building a workforce that enhances our commitment to deliver. So bring your passion and leading-edge ideas to GDC.

What we offer:

  • Full time permanent role because we know that job stability is important Flexible working hours to enjoy our tranquil and beautiful surroundings  and spending time with your greatest supporters; your whanau
  • Flexibility to work on a range of different projects and tasks, no day will be the same and we encourage you to get stuck in to anything that piques your interest
  • Career progression, training and development to continue your learning and inspire those that come after you
  • A career path that can adapt as you grow new skills and discover unexpected interests
  • Ability to balance your hours around your family and other commitments

Your day will look like: You’ll effectively lead a team that monitors and records the Liveable Spaces assets and ensures that our community assets and services are effectively managed and provided at the approved levels of service. The team also includes the community leases and licenses portfolio and capital projects project management. The team leader will drive system and process improvements within these remits.

A bit about you: You’ll have a relevant tertiary qualification in social or environmental science, engineering, or facilities / property management. Your work experience to date may include communities and property management or facilities and asset management. You will need to demonstrate the ability to build collaborative partnerships to achieve great community outcomes.

Above all, you’ll be a hands-on team leader to ensure our community assets  and services are effectively managed and provided at the approved levels of service.

You’ll also recognise the importance of the role as a Treaty partner and understand how that underpins Gisborne District Council’s work. Who we are: Gisborne District Council is the local government, both district and regional authority for Tairawhiti, New Zealand. We are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people. With more and more people choosing Tairāwhiti for its lifestyle, environment and culture, it’s an exciting time to be joining our thriving and diverse region.

Tairāwhiti is more than an afterthought; not just somewhere you happen to pass through on your way elsewhere. Tairāwhiti is an intentional destination. We embody intent in our relationships, work, culture and vision. Here, you will find everything you are looking for, including friendly, vibrant people from all walks of life, affordable housing, great schools and a real sense of community with no traffic!

Do you love food, culture, wine and surf beaches? If you’re not in Gisborne, you’re missing out! So, what are you waiting for? Join us in Gisborne and be one of the first people in New Zealand to see the sun each morning!

Job Description

For further information, please contact De-Arne Sutherland.

Applications close: 10am, Tuesday 13 September 2022.

Please visit Gisborne District Council website and view Current Vacancies to apply.


Regional Facilities Manager

Ryman Healthcare
Full Time

Applications Close: 25 September 2022

We’re looking for a Christchurch based Facilities Manager with FM leadership & project management experience to manage a portfolio of retirement villages across New Zealand.

  • Join an organisation that values kindness, excellence, teamwork and innovation
  • Work with a large team of talented property and operational managers
  • Contribute to our goal of providing safe and accessible communities

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Ryman Healthcare

At Ryman we are pioneering a new way to live for a new retirement generation – who are pioneering what it means to live life to the full. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents and team members.

Our trailblazing spirit can be felt in every Ryman experience like the way that we develop, design, build and operate fully integrated retirement villages. Having safe and accessible villages that support our independent, care and hospital residents to live their best lives is really important to us. As part of our property leadership team, you’ll be central to making sure our facilities support that to happen.

What will you do?

Reporting to our National Facilities Manager, you will work with our village management teams to ensure our villages are presented and operated to the highest standards. Key responsibilities include:

  • Being the FM subject matter expert to your portfolio of villages across New Zealand; you will build strong, trusting relationships with village teams so; regular travel around New Zealand is required
  • Undertaking periodic reviews of the village facilities to ensure they are fully operational in line with Ryman standards and policies
  • Assisting village management and facilities team members across New Zealand with problem solving; you will need to think on your feet
  • Developing long term asset management plans for our villages
  • Identifying and delivering property projects and village refurbishments, including creating business cases, scope of works and cost estimates
  • Building and maintaining relationships with our network of facilities contractors to support our village operations
  • Supporting health and safety priorities and contributing to a positive safety culture

What’s in it for you?

This is your opportunity to join a team with ambitions to lead the industry at a global level. You will be surrounded by people who are not content with “standard” and will work for a company that will support you to be your best self and do the same for your team.

In addition, a career at Ryman offers:

  • Ongoing support for professional development, with tailored leadership programmes
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Ryman Employee Share Scheme
  • Additional wellbeing leave and a flexible working policy
  • A social and supportive team environment
  • You will join one of NZ’s most successful and fastest growing companies
  • Access over 60 discounts with well-known brands across a variety of sectors including; health and wellbeing, banking, insurance, and retail
  • Social club events, free fruit & furry Friday’s (bring your dog to work)


Who are you?

  • You have proven facilities management leadership experience; experience managing a portfolio of properties is key
  • You have a proven track record in project management or project delivery
  • You are a subject matter expert when it comes to facilities management, and you constantly strive for excellence; you are not content with standard
  • You believe in the value of strong, positive, supportive teams who work together as one
  • You value people and kindness, and are passionate about building strong relationships and exceeding expectations
  • As a resilient person you keep going, even when there are bumps in the road and you show composure under pressure
  • You value communication that is simple and your strong analytical skills and attention to detail help you write reports that others find easy to interpret, including R&M spend analysis
  • You are a self-starter, can multi-task and enjoy working autonomously

If you are interested in joining an organisation with a clear purpose and a commitment to safety, kindness and excellence, we would love to hear from you.


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