Land Management Manager




Canberra, ACT



About Spotless

At SPOTLESS, we employ over 36,000 people in Australia and New Zealand within a variety of roles. We provide expertise tailored to key industry sectors that include Health, Business & Industry, Resources, Defence, PPP, Leisure, Sport & Entertainment, Laundries, Education and Government.

We're passionate about finding better ways of doing things. For our customers.  And for you.

Find out more at www.spotless.com.au


Spotless is the lead contractor for the Estate Maintenance and Operation Services (EMOS) for the Department of Defence in SNSW. We currently have an opportunity for a self-motivated, reliable and experienced Land Management Manager to join the Spotless Defence team.

In this role, you will support the National Service Lead in overseeing the operational implementation of the Land division in SNSW.


In your role, you will deliver a range of services including but not limited to:

  • Support the Regional and National Management team in the achievement of the established objectives.  The incumbent is responsible for encouraging and developing teamwork and cooperation within the operations group and across the business.
  • Manage all operational matters within functional area to ensure a high level of service is provided to the client, ensuring objectives and quality standards are met. Monitor performance as appropriate.
  • Ensure appropriately skilled operatives (staff and contractors) are available to allow land management services to be undertaken in accordance with required timeframes and our contractual obligations.
  • Represent the business appropriately in all dealings with external and internal contacts
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by your manager, that can be reasonably regarded as related to the role and which can be reasonably expected to be within your experience and capabilities
  • Ensure Land Management services are managed effectively and within agreed budgetary guidelines
  • Apply business and financial controls to Land Management service delivery

Skills and Experience

  • Business management related tertiary qualification (preferred)
  • Qualified in a recognised course or apprenticeship with a preference for tertiary qualifications in Horticulture/Land Management/Environmental Science (preferred)
  • Ability to obtain and retain a Defence security clearance (Australian Citizenship Mandatory)
  • Australian Driver’s License
  • At least fifteen (15) years of hands on business/ conservation/ grounds maintenance and land management experience in similar environment
  • A proven track record in business management, operations gained in a hands-on environment.
  • Well-developed IT skills, general understanding of industry terminology, sound literacy and numerically very strong.
  • The ability to relate to people at all levels, handle conflict and manage confrontation, think on their feet, make sound judgements, work under pressure, handle multiple and competing demands and positively influence managers, peers and subordinatesThe role requires the incumbent to be available to work across the seven days of the week.

Benefits and Culture

  • Supportive and inclusive culture
  • A professional and safe working environment
  • Competitive salary for the right candidate

This is a great opportunity to join a reputable company, and work with an amazing team where you will be given the opportunity to develop your career. 

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