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Building Manager

Oversee the maintenance of residential and commercial buildings.
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What's it like to be a Building Manager?

Building Managers look after the day-to-day running of a building. They assist the Owners Corporation with managing and maintaining common property and may undertake or manage duties such as concierge, security, cleaning and groundskeeping. Building Managers ensure that buildings they manage are well maintained and safe for tenants, whether they be residential or commercial.

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Tasks and duties

  • Supervising contractors and tradespeople, ensuring work is carried out to a high standard.
  • Ensuring all building and evacuation procedures are maintained and followed, particularly in an emergency.
  • Liaising with owners, tenants and strata committee members.
  • Creating and presenting monthly reports.
  • Maintaining up-to-date documentation and compliance.
  • Attending committee meetings.
  • Controlling key and access systems.
  • Managing and auditing security systems.
  • Operating concierge and reception service.
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How to become a Building Manager


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You don’t need any formal qualifications to work as a Building Manager. However, a combination of education and experience are beneficial and may be sought by employers.

  1. Complete a certificate or diploma in facilities management or business, such as the Diploma of Facilities Management (10938NAT) or Diploma of Business (BSB50120).
  2. Gain experience working alongside a Building Manager to build an understanding of the regulations, acts and technical skills relevant to the role.

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May 2021
Great job interns if work like balance .
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Property Management
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Property Management
The good things
Work life Balance , exposure to different industries
The challenges
Need to be resilient with excellent problem solving
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May 2021
Good job for social people
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
The good things
Every day is different, meet new people, various responsibilities
The challenges
Time management, administration, complaints, customer service lots going on
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