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NHBC Office Based Central London (Flexible)
17 Aug, 2018
Full time
NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a   Warranty Design Assessor (Major Projects)  to join the team working in our   Central London Office (flexible).   You will work on a full time, permanent basis and earn a highly competitive salary of   £51,500 - £61,000   p er annum. The Warranty Design Assessor (Major Projects) Role With the growth in complex high rise developments, particularly in London, we have created a team to meet this challenge. This role, working on NHBC’s most complex, high value, iconic and technically challenging projects is advertised with the potential for flexible working arrangements.  Regular, weekly attendance will be required within the London office as well as on site and at design team locations as required. You will lead the technical risk management of complex, high risk and high value new build and conversion projects. Manage and co-ordinate the input of other specialists in the team including engineers, surveyors and inspectors. Engage, influence and negotiate with developers and their design teams at the proposal stage to provide expert knowledge, and professional and technical advice on NHBC Standards, Building Regulations and codes and standards in order to guide them towards compliant solutions that present an acceptable technical risk to NHBC.  Our ideal Warranty Design Assessor (Major Projects) You will have Chartered membership of an appropriate professional institution and have an in depth knowledge and understanding of at least one of the following key areas: Building Regulations, Engineering, NHBC Standards, building construction and technology. Having extensive relevant building/construction experience with advanced knowledge of the housing and commercial sectors, you will also have an understanding of building pathology and experience of building defect identification and land remediation. You will possess a thorough knowledge of environmental issues and relevant standards and legislation. You will have good communication skills both verbal and written with appropriate interpersonal and presentational skills and will be IT literate and proficient in the use a range of MSOffice software programs. A full driving licence is required, and the role is office based in London but may be seconded or required to work elsewhere in the UK as required. Salary / Benefits you’ll receive as our Warranty Design Assessor (Major Projects) - £51,500 - £61,000 depending on experience. - 6% bonus. - Company car or car allowance (£3,700). - 26 days pa annual leave with additional days for long service. - Pension scheme accredited to Pension Mark Plus standards (up to 10.5% of salary employer contribution) with life assurance of 4 x salary.  - Funded private medical insurance. - Tax efficient childcare vouchers and cycle purchase scheme. - High street discounts and preferential gym rates. - Employee assistance programme. Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. Homes are at the heart of all our lives and our employees are proud to be making a difference to improving the standards of house building in the UK. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80%. If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our   Warranty Design Assessor (Major Projects)  then click apply now. We’d love to hear from you. NHBC is committed to equal opportunities for all. We are a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and the Women in Finance Charter. Our inclusive culture helps us to maintain competitive advantage as we aim to attract people from diverse backgrounds to complement our team.
Dacorum Borough Council Dacorum District, UK
17 Aug, 2018
Full time
Development Management and Planning Building Control Lead Officers x 4 posts Ref: 439   £38,949 - £48,479  (Including London Fringe Weighting, Lease Car Allowance and Standby Payment) 37 hours per week Situated in West Hertfordshire, the Borough of Dacorum is composed of the main towns of Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring.  Some of the benefits include: generous holiday entitlement, attractive pension scheme, family friendly policies, support to study, payment of relevant professional subscription, personal development, car sacrifice scheme as well as a brand-new office building, flexible working patterns and working geographically within the Borough only.  Dacorum Borough is a diverse area which includes large areas of Green Belt and Outstanding Natural Beauty, historic settlements and the principal town of Hemel Hempstead which has new opportunities for regeneration, new business and development investment. Dacorum Building Control Services operate a service which is becoming recognised as entrepreneurial and capable of developing imaginative services.  The role is responsible for ensuring that service and operational objectives are met within the service team and that all customers receive services which provide improvement and value for money. We are looking for a Building Control Officer with the ability and motivation to operate with the minimum of supervision and the drive to support the new and exciting challenges in the building control service. If you are able to operate outside the normality of traditional building control and provide immediate responses to customer requests, including the checking of building regulation submissions, this could be the role for you.  You will be responsible for ensuring that our customers are amazed at our service whilst ensuring that building work conforms to the standards of the building regulations. Applicants must have an extensive knowledge of the building control legislation together with the appropriate qualifications or alternatively be in a position to obtain such a qualification or experience as part of an induction process.   Applicants must have a full driving licence which is valid in the UK and daily access to a vehicle. Closing Date:    Midnight 16 th September 2018 Interview Date:  25th September 2018 For further information and to apply please visit our website: www.dacorum.gov.uk

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