Facilities Managers – Mechanical Facilities Managers with extensive knowledge of projects and facilities are in demand as more technical upgrades take place and assets undergo maintenance upgrades. Demand is also high for candidates with previous CBD commercial experience to fill temporary roles.
FM Helpdesk Operators – Helpdesk Operators with previous experience coordinating tradespeople are always in demand, with a lot of contract opportunities on offer to assist with project work with some big FM companies.
Control Room Operators - There is a huge drive for contract experienced Control Room Operators. These skills are needed to assist with private security companies and at times of contract wins or to cover permanent staff on annual leave.
Cleaning Managers – Ongoing staff turnover and contract changes continue to fuel demand for Senior Managers in the cleaning industry. Roles include Area Managers, Operations Managers and Client Service Managers. We are also seeing a need for talent at the supervisory level from SMEs.
Maintenance Managers – Candidates with a trade background are in high demand for regional and remote roles.
Maintenance Coordinators – Employers are looking for candidates with high levels of planned maintenance experience. There is a heavy emphasis on planned maintenance as opposed to solely reactive candidates.
The change of major contracts has created some new jobs in Queensland. Candidate movement between jobs continues. Given ongoing turnover within soft services, the temporary market remains very active. Soft services are becoming more in demand than hard services around Australia, and this will remain the case this financial year.