Director - Capital Projects, Planning and Asset Utilisation

Location: Western Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: 5 year FTC
Contact: Dale Young

About the company

Our client is a highly respected organisation in the education sector and boasts a unique offering in the Melbourne CBD and Inner Western Suburbs. They have embarked on a bold approach to growth and transformation which will be underpinned by a significant capital investment program over the next 5 years. They have a complex, multi-functional built environment and are seeking a Director level specialist to lead the Capital Projects, Planning and Asset Utilisation teams.

About the role

Reporting to the Executive Director of Facilities, the primary mandate of this role is to develop and deliver the Annual Capital Program for Property. You will lead and manage the function to provide effective project management and resourcing of all phases of capital planning and project delivery; master planning of the built environment for current and future operations; and space allocation and utilisation on both a strategic and operational level.

Leading a team of specialists, you will ensure all facilities are planned to be utilised and that all services are delivered with a high emphasis on customer service. Additionally, you will establish policies and procedures to manage Capital Projects, Planning and Asset Utilisation whilst developing effective monitoring and reporting systems to provide to senior management with project visibility.

Importantly, you will provide high level strategic and operational advice and in particular, identify, assess and control risks to the health and safety of all users in the environment;

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have experience leading a Capital Projects, Planning and Asset Utilisation team in a complex, multi-functional built environment from industry sectors such as Education, Health, Banking or similar. You will have experience in best practice Project Management disciplines and have delivered a large scale multi-project capital investment program in a facilities environment. It is essential that you have a sound understanding of the relevant regulatory requirements of the building industry as well as comprehensive knowledge of property management operating standards and OH&S policies. You will bring highly developed skills in leadership, communication, stakeholder management and influencing, ability to drive change and a strong focus on customer service and delivery.


This is a fantastic opportunity to leave a lasting legacy on a high-profile hub based in Melbourne's inner suburbs. The organisation is primed for change and is seeking motivated and driven leaders ready to take on a new challenge.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY17603.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.