Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Close Date: 05/11/2021
REF: FEDcoo0921
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Fixed Term
Close Date: 05/11/2021
REF: FEDcoo0921
  • Executive lead on facilities and tenancy management, finance, IT, and capital works.
  • Oversee a broad corporate portfolio
  • Be part of a dynamic and agile executive team bringing the precinct to life each day

Fed Square is the organisation responsible for the coordination and management of its tenancies (the restaurants, cafes, cultural institutions, programming and marketing of the public spaces and all aspects of asset management and development.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the COO provides strategic leadership and co-ordination across a range of operational functions including retail & tenancy management, asset & built form management (including master planning for the precinct), financial and IT management and human resources. The position is supported by a team of five direct reports and interacts regularly with government and the board.
The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative team leader who is strategic and commercially astute, with the ability to plan and deliver outcomes in long-term interests of the organisation. Key to success is bringing superior communications skills, superior stakeholder management skills, and a partnership mindset, as well as the ability to work effectively across the breadth of the role’s portfolios.
Experience in a demanding high-profile public and/or private organisation that has involved financial, asset, contract and lease management is expected. Relevant tertiary qualification in business, finance, OH&S, facilities management will be highly regarded.
About Fed Square
Fed Square is Melbourne’s centre for creativity and innovation, arts and cultural festivals, gorgeous gardens and river access and is a focal point for contemporary cultural and civic activities.
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To apply – please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using relevant reference code, FEDcoo0921 providing a one-page statement on your aligned strengths and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close: 5 November 2021
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