Property Coordinator - Bayside City Council

Job Title: Property Coordinator - Bayside City Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2009-101499_1600909630
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2020 12:11

Job Description

  • Key leadership role within the property portfolio
  • Use your property management expertise within a public sector setting
  • Manage a small team of professionals

Bayside City Council is a unique municipality renowned for its natural environment, 'village feel' and low density living located south of Melbourne's CBD. Home to over 100,000 residents, Bayside City Council's enduring purpose is extraordinary places, thriving communities, better futures. They are a progressive council with a vision to become a sector-leading organisation delivering outstanding customer experience and community outcomes.

Find out more about Bayside City Council here:

Reporting to the Manager Commercial Services, the Property Coordinator is a key leadership role within the organisation, responsible for overseeing Council's property portfolio, including:

  • The sale, acquisition or vesting of property and discontinuance of identified parcels of land
  • Managing leases and licenses to ensure they deliver maximum community benefit and return to Council
  • Spearheading property projects, including new initiatives and capital bids, and ensuring they are effectively project managed to completion
  • Managing relationships with internal stakeholders across council as well as external stakeholders including the community, tenants, and government agencies

Furthermore, the Property Coordinator will be responsible for revising and delivering Bayside City Council's Property Strategy and property-related policies, and ensuring that the policies support best-practice solutions. The Property Coordinator will also be responsible for managing and supporting a team of five professionals, ensuring a high-performing division who can add value across Council and for the community.

To be considered for the role of Property Coordinator, you will be an energetic, engaging and driven professional who has specialised knowledge and expertise in property and lease management practices. You will have a strong familiarity with the relevant legislation, coupled with knowledge and experience with the sale, acquisition and development of property, ideally in a local government setting or the broader public sector (including state government, statutory authorities, health). Additionally, you will have exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity and change, as well as experience maximising the community value of a diverse property portfolio.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a contemporary Council that is continuously seeking opportunities for improvement and best-practice solutions that will have a positive effect on their community.

Closing date: 8am 8th October 2020

For a copy of the PD, please follow:

Or further information not covered in the PD, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 7344 or Carla Bent on 0422 582 992. To apply, please click the "Apply Now" button and upload your resume in Word format. (Note, you don't need to provide a covering letter or key selection criteria).