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Manager job in Melbourne

03 January 2016 In: Jobs, Melbourne, General

A Manager is required to full a full time position in Melbourne, Australia. We are looking for an exceptional Boutique Manager who has a strong sales background and proven results. You will be managing a passionate and dedicated team and ensuring exceptional customer service whilst exceeding sales budgets. The successful candidate will be reporting directly to the Company Owners. We will be seeking an experienced manager who has: • A proven track record in a…

Australia celebrates the New Year

01 January 2016 In: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, General

Australia celebrated the New Year in flamboyant style with spectacular midnight fireworks displays across the country. In New Zealand, the Auckland sky was lit up with half a ton of fireworks launched from the Sky Tower. The five-minute, 360-degree show was broadcast around the world as thousands of people gathered below to watch the spectacle. In Sydney more than a million people filled parks and streets to watch the city’s $7 million New Year show….

Site Manager job in Melbourne

28 December 2015 In: Jobs, Melbourne, General

An experienced site manager is required for construction projects in Melbourne, Australia. The employer is a well-known builder having delivered a vast number of projects throughout their trading history in Victoria to time and standard. Project scope is diverse and includes apartment, commercial and industrial construction in the $6m – $25m range. Financially secure, with a long standing and highly experienced team of senior management in place, this business can offer a Site Manager the…

Australia top three for investment

27 December 2015 In: Property, Finance, Sydney, Melbourne, General

The cities of Melbourne and Sydney in Australia are among the top three destinations for property investors. Melbourne and Sydney are ranked second and third as favoured markets in 2016 by global property investors, according to Colliers International 2016 Global Investor Outlook. London retains the number one spot as the city of first choice for the 600 leading investors – including private equity, property companies, REITS, funds, institutions and sovereign wealth funds. New York is…

Old houses beat new in Australia

22 December 2015 In: Property, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, General

Older-style houses in Australia have risen faster in value than newer homes, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Older (Established) house prices rose by +2.2% in the third quarter of 2015 to be 11.4% higher over the past 12 months, while attached dwellings rose by 1.4% to be 8.7 % higher over the year. Over the past 12 years established house prices have been rising by an average 5.6% per year, compared to attached…

Spurs play Juventus in Melbourne

21 December 2015 In: Melbourne, Sport, General

Tottenham Hotspur are set to arrive in Melbourne, Australia in 2016 to take part in the International Champions Cup. The English Premiere league side will play Juventus at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, the largest sports stadium in the Southern Hemisphere. Spurs will face reigning Serie A champions Juventus in the first game on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 before taking on a second European side on Friday, July 29. Both games will kick off at…

Banking job in Melbourne

21 December 2015 In: Jobs, Melbourne, General

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is seeking to employ an Associate Director, Client Coverage Group, Education to work in Melbourne, Australia. The role will be responsible for delivering a sharp industry focus and relationship management for our existing and target clients within the sector. In doing so, the role contributes towards IB&M’s strategy of becoming Australia’s leading university bank and providing sector relevant product, guidance and insight to enhance the financial well being of our…

Rent or buy a home in Melbourne

15 December 2015 In: Property, Finance, Melbourne, General

A new report shows that it is currently cheaper to buy a home in Melbourne than to rent. With interest rates remaining at a historic low, new figures suggest that the mortgage on a one-bedroom apartment in the city is currently $135 per week cheaper than renting the same property. A new report by the Real Estate Institute of Victoria shows that tenants could pay the mortgage on a $210,000 one-bedroom property in the suburb…

Property Manager job in Melbourne

13 December 2015 In: Jobs, Melbourne, General

A real estate agency is seeking a Property Manager to work in Melbourne, Australia. The company is seeking a highly capable candidate who has at least 12 months Property Management experience with a focus on delivering high level customer service. Experience with RP Office is desirable & a good knowledge of Melbourne’s East would be advantageous. Leasing and Admin support will be provided. As the Property Manager, you will be performing the following duties: Managing…

Manager job in Melbourne

11 December 2015 In: Jobs, Melbourne, General

Wyndham Vacation Resorts in Melbourne, Australia, is seeking an experienced, energetic and reliable person to lead its Team as a Maintenance Manager. The Position As a Maintenance Manager you will lead by example, participating in the day to day operation of the maintenance department, including maintaining all resort rooms and amenities, maintaining inventories, quality checks, directing the preventative maintenance program and provide ongoing coaching and training to maintenance staff. We offer a great team environment;…

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