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Senior Manager - Property

Job Title: Senior Manager - Property
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Property
Reference: 913656
Contact Name: James Hasloch
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Job Published: 17 May 2022


The Port Authority of NSW is going through and exciting period of growth and development and are currently looking for a Senior Manager - Property to join the CBD based team

In this high profile role the primary purpose will be to effectively manage the current and future property portfolio of the Port Authority in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

You will achieve this by: 
  • Identifying and implementing strategic initiatives to improve property precincts and asset utilisation for the benefit of the Port Authority, its customers, and the community.    
  • Manage tenant license's and leases and assist with their negotiation and preparation.
  • Grow Customer Service satisfaction by promoting the Customer Service strategy and Port Authority values.                                                                                                                          
Key Accountabilities
  • Ensure property portfolio is optimised and managed in line with corporate strategies with respect to enhancing value and performance and maximising return on investment and cash flow whilst improving customer satisfaction
  • Assist commercial negotiations of future lessees and licences of the Port Authority’s property portfolio.
  • Lead property growth with a focus on customer service whilst introducing sustainable initiatives aligned to business strategy
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams, including internal resources and external contractors
  • Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders including community, government agencies and tenants to identify and manage expectations consistent with the strategic outcomes of the Port Authority.
  • Prepare, review and monitor property budgets and financial reports.
  • Provide support to General Manage Customer Service Deliver and Senior Commercial Manager along with preparing reports for the Executive, Board and Portfolio Minister on precinct issues and strategies.
  • Review and update Property Management Processes, Systems and policies
  • Ensure compliance with legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Promote a safe working environment consistent with Port Authority’s Work Health and Safety values, policies and procedures.
Key Requirements 
  • Customer Service ‘first’ approach
  • Achieve a high-performance customer centric culture and collaboration
  • Precinct planning and management of mixed-use precincts
  • Licence and lease management
  • High level strategic thinking
  • Team leadership and performance management. 
Skills & Experience 
  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline e.g. Property Management, Commerce, Surveying and/or Economics
  • Extensive experience in managing a property portfolio involving a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing precincts holistically including stakeholder relations, property and asset management functions
  • Proven high level negotiation and communication skills.
  • Experience in managing interrelated complex strategic property issues
  • Administer compliance of existing and future commercial leases and licences.
  • Ability to prepare and compile documentation for Executive, Board and Ministerial approval;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the allocation of land spatially.
At the Port Authority of NSW they boast an open, inclusive and high performing business. They have excellent benefits, leadership and career progression including but not limited to:
  • development under strong leaders
  • Flexible working conditions
  • High performing, Supportive and Collaborative environment
Click APPLY or contact James Hasloch on 0434938199 or  for a confidential discussion