Commercial Leasing Manager

  • Company:
    Evolve FM
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
  • Exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing Indigenous company
  • Permanent full-time position 
  • Flexible work environment, work from home capacity, great leadership and culture

Make your mark with an award-winning Indigenous company and contribute to excellence in people and culture



About Evolve FM …


Evolve FM Pty Ltd was the first Indigenous property and facilities management outsourcing company in Australia and is Australia’s only company under the whole of Australian Government property services arrangement, and only facilities management company in Australia, that is majority Indigenous owned and led by an Indigenous chair and CEO. This makes Evolve FM a great choice for Indigenous and non-Indigenous employees alike to work with inspiring Indigenous leaders.    


At Evolve FM our vision is to create equity through opportunity, partnering with and fostering Indigenous enterprise by hiring and supporting Indigenous Australians and businesses. Evolve FM operates in the Commercial Real Estate sector and has the backing of two industry leading organisations in Pacific Services Group Holdings (PSGH) and Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). We deliver our clients best-in-class property and facilities management services and aim to be the World’s Best Indigenous Business.


Benefits …


At Evolve FM we offer more than rewarding, challenging careers. We have an inclusive, flexible supportive culture and are genuinely committed to hiring and supporting Indigenous Australians and businesses. Through encouraging growth, development and engagement in the Facilities Management (FM) sector, and more broadly, across the community, our vision is to create equity through opportunity for Indigenous Australians.


We are a multi-award-winning Supply Nation Registered Supplier, and we are always looking for great people to join our team!


We are genuinely flexible, assisting our employees to manage their personal and work lives. Work from home, balanced with days in the office is available to all of our employees and part time (minimum 30 hours per week) would be considered for this role. 


While this role is located in Canberra, candidates in Sydney or surrounding regional areas will also be considered for candidates willing to relocate or regularly travel to Canberra.


About the role …


We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Leasing Manager in our Canberra offices. This role will manage the provision of commercial leasing management for our major clients.  Reporting to the Client Relationship Manager, this role will develop sound working relationships with key client staff and manage the day-to-day client activities for the assigned properties.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a required portfolio within the client’s portfolio to meet and exceed all requirements of the contract
  • Negotiate New Leases, Lease Renewals, Options and Market Rent Reviews ensuring the best possible outcome is achieved for the client
  • Prepare business cases for relevant leasing transactions
  • Maintain accurate records on Leasing related services and activities and provide accurate reports and follow agreed procedures and processes
  • Undertake market sweeps and searches as required
  • Manage day to day leasing related tasks, assists the broader team and the client regarding leasing related queries
  • Interpret lease documents and provide guidance to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure that you operate under the responsibilities and limits of authorities as nominated within the Property Management Service Agreement and the PGPA & LAA Act
  • Liaise with solicitors to have Lease documents prepared and executed in terms of approvals
  • Liaise with clients and their consultants daily to ensure key requirements are met
  • Proactively develop and manage the relationship with the client to ensure service delivery expectations are exceeded
  • Organise and attend regular meetings relating to your portfolio and including key event dates
  • Prepare reports in accordance with the contract requirements and any ad hoc requests
  • Undertake Property Inspections where required
  • Provide guidance and support to Property and Lease Administrators
  • Actively encourage an environment that supports teamwork, cooperation, performance excellence and personal success

About you …


Proactive with a keen eye for detail and the ability to balance multiple priorities, while possessing a can-do attitude; our ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Previous experience within a transaction or leasing related field
  • Good understanding of Commonwealth Policies including the PGPA and LAA Act
  • Tertiary qualification in a Property, Business or relevant commensurate experience
  • Strong communicator – Good presentation skills and possesses strong verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated; confident & energetic
  • Flexible – able to adapt to rapidly changing situations
  • Strongly goal-oriented – able to focus on meeting all performance targets
  • Open to new ideas & willing to challenge status quo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are welcome and encouraged.



If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation that values the highest level of quality in everything it sets out to achieve, we want to hear from you!


Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.