Assistant Director Contracts | Full-time Permanent

Assistant Director Contracts | Full-time Permanent

Australian Capital Territory | canberra, ACT, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:
Infrastructure and Health Support Services, a division of Canberra Health Services, are responsible for:
Facilities Management;
Safety and Risk;
Minor Works Team;
Domestic and Environmental Services;
Food Services;
Security Services; and
Fleet Management.
The Infrastructure and Health Support Services, Facilities Management (FM) Branch have a dedicated team that covers a diverse range of functions. The Branch is responsible for planned and reactive maintenance, asset management, minor works upgrades, utilities and contracts and leasing for the Canberra Health Services property portfolio across the ACT.
FM are committed to attracting and retaining people with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours to ensure we can deliver on our vision and mission.
We support the ongoing education and development of all our people. Our goal is to develop our people so that they continue to have the right skills to help us meet our vision and deliver on our strategic objections. We believe in supporting each member of our team to grow their own skills and knowledge which they share with their team and the wider community that makes up the CHS Portfolio.
The Infrastructure and Health Support Services, Facilities Management Division, is responsible for planned and reactive maintenance, asset management and contracts and leasing for the Canberra Health Services property portfolio across the ACT.
Supervising Responsibilities
Contract & Leasing Manager (1 FTE)
Contracts & Leasing Support Officer (1 FTE)
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.
Behavioural Capabilities
Well-developed leadership qualities, including the ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve goals, identify and develop the potential in others, and assess and address future workforce and capability requirements.
Professional and personable with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders within the Directorate, across Government and industry to benefit the quality-of-service delivery from Facilities Management.
Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs.
An organised approach to work, managing competing priorities and attention to detail on work undertaken.
Behave with integrity, honesty and transparency in performing your duties, managing and using government resources, dealing with contractors and providers, and working with clients and customers.
Position Requirements/Qualifications:
The successful applicant will have a minimum of three years in Property Management, and/or Facilities Management and/or Contract Management.
CHS is leading the drive to digitally transform health service delivery in Australia through the implementation of a territory wide Digital Health Record . Computer literacy skills are required which are relevant to this role as you will be responsible for completing required documentation and becoming a proficient user of the Digital Health Record and/or other Information Technology systems; once proficient, you will need to remain current with changes, updates and contingencies.
Highly Desirable
Tertiary and/or Professional qualifications in Procurement and/or Contract Management or willingness to obtain/start within 12 months of engagement.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
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