Facilities Manager Job in New Zealand

Southern cross healthcare is seeking a facilities manager to join their team in Auckland, New Zealand, overseeing day-to-day building management and collaborating with the senior leadership team onsite. Candidate is responsible for proactive/reactive maintenance, contractor management, compliance with regulations, and health and safety initiatives. The ideal candidate possesses 5 years of facilities management experience. It is familiar with building management systems, and strong communication and problem-solving skills. The average salary for facilities manager is $95,000 per year for this full-time permanent job in New Zealand. Apply now!

Responsibilities for facilities manager:

  • Candidate is responsible for managing proactive and reactive repairs and maintenance to ensure the smooth functioning of the hospital’s facilities.
  • It ensure building compliance with local authority regulations and relevant New Zealand standards to maintain a safe and secure environment.
  • Ability to collaborating with the National Support Office team to address capital requirements, requests.
  • Initiating and participating in projects involving facility refurbishments, expansions, and upgrades to enhance the hospital’s infrastructure and capabilities.
  • Coordinating security measures to safeguard hospital premises and assets effectively.

Skills for facilities manager:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Facilities Management, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Ability effectively oversee the day-to-day operations of the hospital’s facilities.
  • Proficiency in utilizing Building Management Systems to effectively monitor and control building services, including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills are necessary for liaising with contractors, staff, and senior leadership.
  • Strong problem-solving skills are required to triage building-related issues, identify solutions, and implement corrective measures promptly to minimize disruptions to hospital operations.
  •  The ability to adapt to changing business needs and priorities, as well as to respond effectively to unforeseen challenges, is crucial in a dynamic healthcare environment.


  • Brightside Hospital offers a competitive salary package commensurate with your skills and experience in facilities management.
  • Candidate will receive an additional allowance for on-call responsibilities, compensating you for your availability outside regular working hours.
  • Benefit from discounts on products and services offered by a range of partners, enhancing your purchasing power and saving you money on everyday expenses.
  • Opportunity to earn bonuses through the employee referral scheme by referring qualified candidates to join the hospital team.

Southern Cross Healthcare is driven by a clear purpose to advance the provision of quality healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our people are at the core of everything we do and the care we provide. We combine the skills of more than 4,000 people, including 2,000 nurses and anaesthetic technicians working with more than 1,200 specialists, surgeons, anaesthetists, and allied health professionals.

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