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Assistant Capital Works Manager

Charter Hall Group Sydney, Australia
Posted 19 days ago Permanent Competitive
Assistant Capital Works Manager
This is a place for talent

No matter your background or personality, if you bring a passion, and a drive to do your very best, you are welcomed here. We know that our people do their best work when there are diverse opinions and everyone feels valued and included. Because an inclusive workplace not only means people feel empowered, it also helps build a stronger business where great things happen.

Where a role is advertised as full-time, Charter Hall operate a flexible working environment and would be open to discussions on how this role could be performed.


Assist with the delivery of our NSW and ACT capital works program across the Office portfolio whilst maintaining the quality of the portfolio, realising sustainability goals and attraction of new tenants and optimising the profitability and investment returns. You will be reporting to the National Capital Works Manager for Office while supporting the NSW and ACT Capital Works team to efficiently deliver projects on time, on budget, with minimal impact to our tenant customers.

What you'll be doing

Assist in the delivery of the NSW capital works program across the Office portfolio, including (but not limited to):
  • Assist in managing the scoping, coordination, planning, outsourcing, delivery, reporting and governance of the NSW/ACT (Office) capital works program
  • Independently manage and deliver smaller capital works projects with the assistance of the Senior CapitalWorks Manager and Capital Works Manager for NSW/ACT
  • Making use of Charter Hall platforms, systems and processes - ensuring delivery is consistent of that undertaken in other regions
  • Ensure WHS&E best practice is consistently applied for all capital works, inclusive of management and reporting in line with local legislation and in accordance with Charter Hall requirements
  • Assist in ensuring the efficient delivery of projects on time, on budget, with minimal impact to Charter Hall tenant customers
  • Assist in budget management and expenditure control, in relation to projects under management
  • Management of external Project Managers, consultants and contractors
  • Assist introducing detailed capital expenditure submissions and reporting
  • Assist in annual budgeting and project tracking in collaboration with the Capital Works, Asset and Property Management Teams
  • Assisting with tenant issues where Asset/Property Manager involvement/direction is required i.e. disputes, make good etc.
  • Travel within NSW and interstate as required

Provide operational and facilities management support including (but not limited to):
  • Assisting the National Capital Works Manager, NSW/ACT Senior Capital Works Manager with delivery of the Capital Works portfolio in NSW/ACT
  • Where required, assisting in the delivery of National Office Initiatives
  • Performing regular site visits and attending monthly management meetings
  • Maintaining and improving WHS reporting including coordination of auditing, reporting and implementation of compliance strategies
  • Assist the ESG Manager, National Capital Works Manager and NSW/ACT Senior Capital Works Manager to improve sustainability performance and implement key sustainability strategies
  • Assist the National Capital Works Manager and NSW/ACT Senior Capital Works Manager with major building repositioning projects

What we're looking for

  • Negotiate with and influence others drawing on own experiences
  • Ability to make efficient and effective decisions / recommendations with deep understanding of the risk /reward profile
  • Strong Presentation skills
  • Alignment to our purpose and values
  • Future focused capabilities including self-awareness, resilience, agility and generosity
  • Have excellent communication skills and ability to build strong and co-operative relationships
  • Ability to question the status quo and challenge existing concepts, be curious.
  • Perform in a team environment and demonstrate excellent tenacity and commitment
  • Must be adaptable, resourceful, diplomatic, enthusiastic, have a positive attitude & be a team player
  • Well organised, with the ability to manage several tasks at the same time and prioritise tasks for completion
  • Maintain a sense of humour
  • Flexible response to changing priorities and skills
  • Always be professional, thorough, accurate, efficient, assertive and confident

  • Project management qualification and/or Building/Engineering/Architecture or other appropriate tertiary qualifications
  • 5 years industry experience with experience in a similar technical role
  • Demonstrated Contract negotiation experience in the building and construction industry
  • Demonstrate skills in design management of multi-faceted team, assist the delivery of capital works projects
  • Possess analytical skills
  • Understanding of the design and delivery market and the key players in each tier within NSW/ACT

A spirit of shared success

Together, our efforts shape the success of our customers and communities for years to come. That spirit of shared success is just as important for our people. And, it's not just something we say. Our employees are literally invested in our business - as shareholders.


On-the-job experiences. 24/7 online learning. Conversation series. Peer to peer coaching. Study leave and financial assistance. LinkedIn Learning.


Sonder 24/7 EAP. Tuesday breakfasts. Well-being leave. Monthly Gather events. End of Trip facilities. WELL-accredited workplaces. Flu vax. Well-being speakers, resources and events.


Short and long-term incentives. Salary continuance and crisis insurance. Employee securities. Discounted gym memberships and fitness wearables. Free health checks. Salary packaging. Discounted Qantas Club membership. Accor hotel discounts.


16 weeks paid primary carers leave. 4 weeks secondary carers leave. Support for parental transition. School holiday programs.


Thank you day. Birthday leave. Purchased leave. Career breaks. Well-being leave. Volunteer leave.


Pledge 1%. Volunteer leave. Community spaces. National partnerships. Workplace giving. Dollar matching.

To learn more about us visit our LinkedIn page
Job ID  R2729
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