Critical Facilities Manager
Job ID
Areas of Interest
Data Centers, Facilities Management
Sydney - New South Wales - Australia
Critical role that support’s Local GWS business growth 
Be part of a global business with exciting growth targets for 2022
Grow your experience within the Data Centre workplace
Sydney CBD location

Culture of our team at CBRE GWS:

With world leading Facilities Management Certification & Institute of Leadership and Management training programs, CBRE is uniquely placed to provide long term career progression for our people. If you’re looking for market leading rates, a work life balance and world class training to progress your career in the Trades space or off the tools & into Facilities Management please get in touch. Seeking trades staff at all levels. 

Here’s a snapshot of your day:

Reporting to the Business Unit Leader, this role will be broadly responsible for all strategic and tactical aspects of the Facility Management and Critical Operations such as electrical, mechanical, control systems and Asset Management. From a senior level, this role will also require you to:
  • Deliver effective business communication through advice, review, leadership and direct contribution to management and team meetings, briefings
  • Talent manage staff to ensure an appropriate training plan and career progression is identified. 
  • Be overall responsible for the day-to-day management of the Data Centre Critical Environment Operations team within the specified sites.
  • Be the point of contact during significant events or multi-discipline technical escalations occurring within the specified sites.
  • Ensure data centre operations and CBRE business policies and processes are complied with at the sites
  • Ensuring contractually agreed SLA’s and KPI’s within the Scope of Works (SOW) are met and necessary record retention demonstrating adherence.

Skills and experience:
  • Managerial experience at Facility Manager or Contract Manager within a critical environment.
  • Must understand all the associated safety code related requirements relative to providing the service. 
  • Experience of maintaining critical & temperature control conditioned environments.
  • Detailed understanding and experience of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment, including: Feeders, Transformers, Generators, Fuel Systems, Switchgear, UPS systems, Battery banks, ATS/STS units, PDU/PMM units, Air handling units, chilled water systems, Fire Alarm systems, and Fire Suppression systems (pre-action sprinklers).
  • Experience of managing escalation and emergency issues.

Can we inspire you to join us? 
  • Competitive salary plus yearly reviews and bonuses.
  • Strategic decision-making role.
  • Career development opportunities for a Fortune 500 organisation.

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.