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Title:  Maintenance & Facilities Management Lead

Job Number:  4124

Sydney, AU

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies.

We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building. By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Maintenance and Facilities Management Lead to join the John Holland Infrastructure Business Group, working on an Iconic Water Project in Sydney. Reporting into the Project Director/Lead, you’ll be a member of the Senior Management Team of the Joint Venture, this role is responsible for the safe and efficient execution of all Maintenance and Facilities Management Services across the project.

Responsibilities of the role include:


  • Manage and develop a team in excess of 100 including; supervisors, field-based crews, support staff and contractors.
  • Maintain open and proactive communications with client representatives, liaising with them regarding both strategic and operational activities.
  • Actively manage performance, KPIs and look for opportunities to maximise value for clients, improve productivity and operational efficiency.
  • Actively contribute to the development, improvement and adherence to management systems and processes
  • Monitor and control the quality management process, manage expectations, conduct milestone reviews, manage process performance, conduct continuous improvement and causal analysis activities
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of asset management processes and risk assessment techniques related to large scale infrastructure management.
  • Managing operational processes, promoting consistent delivery to a high level of quality and adherence to contractual obligations
  • Actively contribute to the Senior Leadership team
  • Manage costs and budgets

To be successful in this key role, you must have:


  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, asset management or general management
  • A minimum of 10 years leadership experience in a similar service delivery environment
  • Sound knowledge of computer maintenance management systems
  • Demonstrated productive performance in a team environment
  • Lateral thinking ability and a focus on continuous improvement

John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.

From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centered solutions to complex challenges and opportunities.

We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term. We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development. We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland.

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