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Head of Facilities & Security – NMA

Closing date:   June 17, 2021
Institution:   National Museum of Australia
Salary:   $119,997 to $133,307
Employment status:   Ongoing, full-time
Location :   Acton, ACT
Contact name:   Ruth Wilson, Assistant Director, 02 6208 5009
Contact email:   ruth.wilson@nma.gov.au

Head of Facilities & Security Corporate Operations and Services

The Museum has an exciting opportunity for a professional to lead and manage the Facilities and Security Business Unit.  This role contributes directly to the functions of the Museum established under the National Museum of Australia Act 1980.

The role requires strategic leadership, vision, and planning.  Leading a small team, the role is responsible for delivery of operational frameworks supporting and ensuring the maturity and resilience of Museum functions. This includes protective security, risk management, fraud control, business continuity, and emergency management.

The team is also responsible for maintaining fit-for-purpose facilities and amenities to house and exhibit the national collection. This includes operations, comprehensive maintenance and management of Museum properties (leased and owned) including a world-class public-facing facility.

The position reports to Council and the Executive on program objectives and performance.

The key duties of the position include:

The successful candidate will have established exceptional leadership capabilities and a track record in development and delivery of a range of operational policies as well as resource management in a senior facilities or property management role.  You will have a thorough understanding of contract management, security, risk and emergency management with extensive experience managing an outsourced facilities management function.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strategic thinking, highly developed planning capabilities as well as having a creative, solutions-focused approach.

With responsibility for ensuring the Museum has the capability to deliver on its Master Plan, major and minor capital works, the incumbent must have a solid project management background.  Proven agility, procurement proficiency, and the track record to deliver quality outcomes on time and within budget is essential.

You will lead and manage change, analyse performance, and take responsibility for continuous improvement processes, over the short and long term, with a view to facilitating an internal service culture.

The Museum expects all employees to display these professional capabilities, as relevant to their position and classification.

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