First listed on: 03 April 2018

Manager, Property Planning (Portfolio Planning, Projects & Sustainability)

  • Ensure the provision of quality property planning of the CSIRO estate portfolio
  • In conjunction with key stakeholders develop the periodic Property Strategy plan
  • Add value to our Business Units by providing effective delivery of property planning

The Position

The Manager, Property Planning-Portfolio Planning, Projects & Sustainability (3PS), ensures the provision of high quality planning of CSIRO’s Property Portfolio through the development and stewardship of the Property Strategy, Rolling 10 year property plan and capital budgeting in a manner consistent with the advice of the Executive Manager, Portfolio Planning Projects & Sustainability.

The proposed team is to provide for the single point of responsibility for enterprise wide property planning, and for information / services also accessed by the rest of CSIRO Business & Infrastructure Services (CBIS). The functional responsibility would comprise the following:

  • Property strategy
  • Rolling 10 year property plan (major and minor capital)
  • Capital budgeting

Key relationships would be – Business Unit Directors, Regional Operations Managers (ROMs) and the Finance Business Unit. Within the CBIS Business Unit, their critical relationships are with the CBIS Executive Managers Regions and State Managers, the Environmental Sustainability Manager, and Organisational Development & Change Business Unit – specifically from Change Management.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • In conjunction with key stakeholders develop the periodic Property Strategy plan.
  • Working closely with Environmental sustainability stakeholders and integrating minor and major capital works, prepare and develop a rolling 10 year property plan.
  • Working closely with the Project COE on current open and ongoing projects delivery ensuring consistency of services and messaging to customers.
  • Manage budgets, policies, business cases and approval submissions.
  • Manage capital financial planning in conjunction with key stakeholders.
  • Research and analysis of existing and emerging program areas within the Business and Infrastructure portfolio.

Location: NSW or ACT preferred

Salary: AU $109k to AU $128k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Reference: 56452

To be successful you will need:

  • A Baseline Security Clearance or ability to obtain this security clearance.
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant area, such as public policy, science, property, economics or other related field and/or minimum of five years professional experience in policy and two years of related experience.
  • Strong people management skills particularly managing people and teams remotely.
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and to seek clarity with a track record in managing change and viewing new situations as an opportunity for learning and growth.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability to author papers in relation to property strategy, coordinate projects related to Commonwealth Government related new policy proposals, and other management processes.
  • Demonstrated experience providing compelling advice to senior stakeholders regarding strategy related matters, including related developments in Government policy and governance standards and practices.

To view the full position description and selection criteria for this role please click here: Position description

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How to Apply: Please load one document containing your CV and a brief cover letter which outlines your interest in the role and your motivations for applying (Maximum 2MB).  At the end of the online application process, you will also be required to respond to some screening questions. 

Applications Close: 11:59 PM AEST, 16 April 2018.

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