Branch Manager


Location: St Leonards

Job Type: Full time


  • Building Projects Team
  • Lead a established team in Wollongong and Canberra
  • Real career progression opportunities

Who We Are

Programmed Building Projects provides remedial and refurbishment construction to Aged Care, Education and Government organisations. Working with Programmed Building Projects means you will become part of the Programmed family: a company that encourages career development, supports flexibility and cares about your personal wellbeing and safety.

Our success is built on the talent and enthusiasm of our people. We strive to create an inclusive environment for every team member to have a positive, enjoyable and rewarding work experience. Our culture is built around safety, care and empathy for people and good old fashioned customer service. We are looking for someone who appreciates the diversity of our customers, contractors and teams.

The Role

An opportunity currently exists for a highly energetic Branch Manager to join our Building Projects Team in Wollongong. The environment will suit a results driven 'all-rounder' who has a practical outcome driven approach and a strong client focus.

Reporting to the State Manager, this dynamic role is responsible for successful and safe delivery of Property Services operations through the effective management of administrative tasks, people and scheduling to maximise Programmed Property Services customer satisfaction and profitability. In addition, the role is also responsible for capitalising on Property Services operational success by generating cross sell opportunities and winning additional work.


Asset Management

Oversees the efficient allocation of Programmed Property Services Property and Equipment (P&E) to employees and subcontractors.

Ensures all employees and subcontractors are equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies to operate P&E in a safe and efficient manner.

Reviews P&E allocations on a regular basis to maximise utilisation of equipment and minimise capital expenditure wastage.

Undertakes regular audits of all P&E to ensure that all P&E are serviced regularly and are safe for operations. Takes corrective actions as required.

Ensures that all P&E servicing is undertaken in accordance with company policy and procedures and that any scheduled downtime with P&E is reflected in operational scheduling.

Business Development and Customer Management

Operates within PPS Sales strategies to grow the business in existing and new markets to enhance financial performance, growth and revenue across the Property Services business.

Operates within PPS policies and processes to support customer retention.

Develops and maintains key industry association local contacts.

Reviews estimates to ensure overall margin and operational objectives are met.

Promotes Programmed and delivers improved sales results through cross-selling activity.

Promotes the Programmed and Property Services profile through conference presentations and other external based activity.

Develops and implements specific marketing and communications strategies within region.

Delivers professional presentations to current and potential customers.

Ensures communications are consistent with the brand in all internal and external interactions.

Monitors activities to ensure that internal controls are in place and effective to minimise financial risk.

Acts and communicates with integrity in all client dealings, ensuring that all promises made can be and are delivered and meet clients expectations.

Visits customer sites during work progress, addressing issues as they arise.

Provides timely and accurate updates to sales forecasts and present findings to line manager.


Ensures all operational activity and practices are completed in a timely manner and in line with Programmed standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements


Ensures a disciplined approach is taken in regards to pricing and margin control.

Ensures all spending is in line with authority matrix. Seeks approval from line manager as required.

Reviews measures and estimates by others and makes recommendations for improvement.

Skills And Experience

To be successful in this challenging but rewarding role you will require:

  • Experience as a building professional
  • Previous experience managing site based teams
  • A keen eye for detail and a can do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Strong negotiation and sales skills
  • Experience in high volume works under $100K preferred, but more important is your experience managing people and projects

Applicants with previous experience in a similar role and would be highly regarded. An attractive package based on skills and experience will be offered to the successful applicant.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to work with high value long term customers of one of Australia's oldest & best maintenance & building businesses.
  • Ongoing mentorship and training opportunity's. Safety, First Aid, Management Modules.
  • Provide uniforms, footwear and personal protective equipment
  • Long term career potential
  • Paid parental leave and great discounts with selected retailers
  • An Employee Assistance Program, which incorporates a tailored wellbeing initiative

Our commitment

Programmed and PERSOLKELLY supports a workplace culture of zero harm and encourages this in all that we do.

Programmed and PERSOLKELLY strives for diversity, inclusion and equality of our people. We seek a workforce that is representative of the communities we work in. We encourage people of all cultures, gender, age, sexual orientation or abilities to apply.

So it’s over to you. If you would like to join our team, please APPLY now.

To learn more about working with Programmed and PERSOLKELLY, we encourage you to visit our website.

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