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Asset Manager

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4000

Company: Australian Unity

Join us and let’s make a bigger difference together. 

It’s an exciting time to be joining Australian Unity – we have grown significantly over recent years and are transforming to capitalise on further growth opportunities to help our customers and employees thrive. We operate with commercial principles and with a strong social purpose to create community value. Australian Unity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company. Today we have over $1 billion in revenue and provide smart solutions and services to more than 700,000 Australians.  We employ over 7000 people and our purpose is to Help People to Thrive.


Your New Role: 

This newly created role is positioned within our Property business, working on the Healthcare Property Trust as part of our Wealth & Capital Markets platform. Australian Unity actively manages more than $4 billion in commercial property assets, including the listed Australian Unity Office Fund, unlisted funds in healthcare and commercial property as well as commercial and development debt funding.


The Asset Manager is a key strategic role within the Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust.  The role is primarily responsible for overseeing all facility, financial, property management, risk and compliance obligations relating to a given portfolio. The role is responsible and accountable for the overall asset optimisation via maximising both income and capital property returns including the execution of specified strategy / business plans for each property.


This position reports to the QLD Senior Asset Manager of the Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust and works closely with other members of the Australian Unity Real Estate Investments team. This role is responsible for managing the day to day issues concerning Australian Unity’s healthcare property investments and providing regular reports on the performance of the investments and the markets we operate in. Whilst providing direction to the Property Managers and building key relationships with tenants. Additionally, you will play a key role in the leading the stakeholders in the provision of major capital works and development projects including assisting in asset acquisitions and/or business development opportunities.


Your New Role Looks Like This:

  • Development of asset plans and budgets, ensuring that the assets are performing over the long term.
  • Manage external Property Managers, to ensure all HPT financial, compliance and risk requirements are met.
  • Assisting in asset acquisitions and divestments.
  • Assist with various development projects.
  • Build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including key tenants across the HPT portfolio.
  • Upholding the Australian unity values through being bold, warm and honest.


About You:

We are searching for a professional who will join us in striving to live our values of bold, warm and honest, in everything we do.

Does this sound like you?

  • Technical expertise, in contract, commercial, legal, and financial frameworks.
  • Experience in being a positive leader, including the ability to motivate others.
  • A keen interest in the field of Healthcare Property.
  • Relevant property industry experience with strong focus on asset management incorporating development projects.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and strong business and commercial judgement.
  • Tertiary qualifications in property, finance, or a related discipline; or equivalent experience.

Your Benefits:
You will enjoy a range of great employee benefits and rewards including:

  • Competitive Remuneration and Incentive Program
  • A range of attractive product and service discounts from Australian Unity’s Retail and Wealth Management portfolio – including health insurance and banking products
  • Supported Learning and Career Development program
  • Flexible Working Arrangements including Work-From-Home days with a real work-life balance
  • Available access to LinkedIn Learning courses through our great Learning platform
  • Additional paid Wellbeing and Community Volunteer Days yearly


What Makes Us, Us

Putting people first is not just something we say, it's what we do. We care for our people so they can care for themselves and our customers. We stay true to our values (Bold, Warm, Honest), we work hard because it matters and we work well together – collaborating, encouraging and even managing to have some fun.


At Australian Unity we do the right thing and we expect the same from others. Being a member-owned company, means we're focused on our members and customers, not shareholder returns. Our purpose to Help People to Thrive, drives us to make a real difference, every day, big and small. We are passionate about improving the wellbeing of all Australians and about making a positive difference.


** All Australian Unity employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19 by 31 December.


Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.