Property Manager (Commercial) (Re Advertised)

at University of Melbourne

This is a re-advertised position. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

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Infrastructure Services, University Services

Salary: $99,199 - $107,370 p.a. plus 17%

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne. The Deputy Property Mangager is a member of the Space Management Team which sits within the Infrastructure Services portfolio.

About the role

The Property Manager forms part of a specialist team that delivers day-to-day operational management of the University's property portfolio. Focusing on the administration of property including leasing (lessee and lessor), acquisitions and disposals. The role delivers expert commercial advice on property strategies as required.

The property portfolio is complex and distributed. It essentially comprises freehold titles, diverse leasehold, and multiple crown leases distributed across metropolitan and Victorian regional sites.

About you

-The appointee will have: detailed and specialist knowledge and experience in matters relating to purchase and disposal of property; terms and conditions relating to leases, licences and other property agreements; and the rights, duties and responsibilities of the tenant and landlord.

  • Appropriate degree with extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of extensive relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Experience in the property industry in a similar role in a large organisation with management responsibility for a complex portfolio (preferably exceeding $100 million in value).

  • Experience in lease and license negotiations, and preparing instructions to legal counsel (acting on behalf of lessor/lessee).

  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment.


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme.

  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions.

  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment.

  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne.

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

† The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world.

Close date: 20 Jun 2018

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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