Facilities Maintenance Manager

Weta Digital is one of the world's premier visual effects companies. Known for its culture of creativity and innovation, it has created some of the most memorable movie characters and worlds of the last twenty years. Weta Digital established its reputation for cutting-edge visual effects with work on blockbusters like The Lord of the Rings trilogy, King Kong and Avatar, and has six Visual Effects Oscars to its credit. The company has recently completed work on Netflix’s Umbrella Academy, Avengers: Endgame, and Gemini Man.

We have a headcount of over 1500 crew members, a facilities team of 50, and are located across 12 sites in Wellington’s Eastern Suburbs. As the Facilities Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for identifying and diagnosing issues across the different buildings. You will capably and effectively lead day to day operations, identify and diagnose maintenance issues and ensure that the needs of the company are being met in a timely manner.

This position is one of responsibility that requires leadership of your team and constant collaboration with others and you’ll use your great people skills to develop and maintain strong external relationships too. You will champion and lead by example in all health and safety practices and oversee the safe and efficient operation of the maintenance workshop.

Your skills and experience

  • Experience in managing the facilities maintenance functions of commercial buildings
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar property and facilities related role
  • Good understanding and knowledge of property and facilities systems
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Full clean NZ Drivers’ licence

Bonus skills that would be beneficial but not mandatory

  • Experience within the film industry or other fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of Weta Digital crew and culture
  • Dangerous goods endorsement
  • First aid certificate
  • Forklift licence

On top of the competitive rate and a great location, Weta Digital offers an exciting, flexible, diverse & inclusive workforce. We’re focused on embracing change and celebrating & nurturing our people.

If you’re ready to join our amazing team and work at one of the world’s premiere visual effects companies, please apply without delay.

Please note you must be a NZ citizen or Resident to be eligible for this role.

Location: Wellington - New Zealand

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