NHBC

NHBC is the UK’s leading independent standard-setter and provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. Our purpose is to work with the house-building industry to raise the standards of new homes and to provide protection for homebuyers in the form of Buildmark warranty and insurance.

With no shareholders, NHBC is able to invest in its purpose of raising standards and activities to improve the quality of UK housebuilding. As an expert authority on the housing industry, active in research and development, we work with government and stakeholders to help shape housing policy.

Established in 1936, NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, with a market share of approximately 80%.

NHBC Croydon, UK
16 Oct, 2018
Full time
NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a Building Inspector to join our team home based in the Sutton, Croydon area . Working on a full time permanent basis the successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary of £ 36,000 - £42,000 per annum. Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. 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. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80%. The UK continues to see an increase in the number of new homes being built and the opportunities here are immense. Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment. About the Building Inspector role To assist in improving the quality of new homes by: - working effectively with site managers and site trades to ensure new homes meet NHBC Standards, Building regulations and associated legislation - performing key stage inspections: Foundation, Superstructure, First Fix (Pre-Plaster), Pre-Handover - working with site personal to develop good customer relations and promote the value and benefits of working in partnership with NHBC. NHBC Building Inspector roles are home based and due to the nature of these roles, a full UK driving licence is essential and you must live within or close to the advertised inspection area.  Your role will involve climbing ladders and working at height. Find out more about a typical day in the life of a Building Inspector Our ideal Building Inspector You can demonstrate experience onsite during the residential house building process and understand the key build stages and how trades interact. Your knowledge of house building construction will ideally be backed up by a construction related qualification such as NVQ, HNC, HND, C&Gs or equivalent, however training can be offered to NVQ level 6 in Site Inspection.  A focus on quality and keen interest in learning, keeping up to date with industry standards, improvements and developments are key attributes. You are able to gather and analyse information from a variety of sources to support decision making. In additional to your technical expertise you can demonstrate a consultative approach with the ability build rapport, establish credibility and build effective relationships with customers and colleagues.  Your ability to tailor your communication style to suit the audience will enable you to influence and deal with conflict or disagreements in an assertive manner whilst maintaining your position as a trusted advisor onsite. You have good written communication skills, able to produce accurate reports and maintain the site record book with good IT literacy and the ability to learn new software packages. (Typical background for an NHBC Building Inspector could be Site Manager, Assistant Site Manager, Construction Project Manager, Contracts Manager, Building Control Surveyor, Warranty Surveyor, Building Standards Officer, Clerk of Works, Bricklayer, Joiner, Carpenter, Architectural Technician, Construction Lecturer on similar).  Salary / Benefits you’ll receive as our Building Inspector: - £36,000 - £42,000 (depending on experience and including remote worker allowance). - 6% bonus. - Company car. - 25 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. - Cycle purchase scheme. - High street discounts and preferential gym rates. - Employee assistance programme. Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate If you think you have what it takes to join us as our Building Inspector 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.
NHBC Biggleswade, UK
16 Oct, 2018
Full time
NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a Building Inspector to join our team home based across the Bedford, Sandy, Biggleswade, Shefford area. Working on a full time permanent basis the successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary of £30,500 - £39,500 per annum. Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. 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. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80%. The UK continues to see an increase in the number of new homes being built and the opportunities here are immense. Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment. About the Building Inspector role To assist in improving the quality of new homes by: - working effectively with site managers and site trades to ensure new homes meet NHBC Standards, Building regulations and associated legislation - performing key stage inspections: Foundation, Superstructure, First Fix (Pre-Plaster), Pre-Handover - working with site personal to develop good customer relations and promote the value and benefits of working in partnership with NHBC. NHBC Building Inspector roles are home based and due to the nature of these roles, a full UK driving licence is essential and you must live within or close to the advertised inspection area.  Your role will involve climbing ladders and working at height. Find out more about a typical day in the life of a Building Inspector Our ideal Building Inspector You can demonstrate experience onsite during the residential house building process and understand the key build stages and how trades interact. Your knowledge of house building construction will ideally be backed up by a construction related qualification such as NVQ, HNC, HND, C&Gs or equivalent, however training can be offered to NVQ level 6 in Site Inspection.  A focus on quality and keen interest in learning, keeping up to date with industry standards, improvements and developments are key attributes. You are able to gather and analyse information from a variety of sources to support decision making. In additional to your technical expertise you can demonstrate a consultative approach with the ability build rapport, establish credibility and build effective relationships with customers and colleagues.  Your ability to tailor your communication style to suit the audience will enable you to influence and deal with conflict or disagreements in an assertive manner whilst maintaining your position as a trusted advisor onsite. You have good written communication skills, able to produce accurate reports and maintain the site record book with good IT literacy and the ability to learn new software packages. (Typical background for an NHBC Building Inspector could be Site Manager, Assistant Site Manager, Construction Project Manager, Contracts Manager, Building Control Surveyor, Warranty Surveyor, Building Standards Officer, Clerk of Works, Bricklayer, Joiner, Carpenter, Architectural Technician, Construction Lecturer on similar).  Salary / Benefits you’ll receive as our Building Inspector: - £30,500 - £39,500 (depending on experience, home postcode and including remote worker allowance). - 6% bonus. - Company car. - 25 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. - Cycle purchase scheme. - High street discounts and preferential gym rates. - Employee assistance programme. Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate If you think you have what it takes to join us as our Building Inspector 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.
NHBC Cheltenham, UK
08 Oct, 2018
Full time
NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a   Building Inspector   to join our team home based across the   Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury area .   Working on a full time permanent basis the successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary of   £ 30,000 - £36,000   per annum. Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. 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. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80%. The UK continues to see an increase in the number of new homes being built and the opportunities here are immense. Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment. About the   Building Inspector   role To assist in improving the quality of new homes by: - working effectively with site managers and site trades to ensure new homes meet NHBC Standards, Building regulations and associated legislation - performing key stage inspections: Foundation, Superstructure, First Fix (Pre-Plaster), Pre-Handover - working with site personal to develop good customer relations and promote the value and benefits of working in partnership with NHBC. NHBC Building Inspector roles are home based and due to the nature of these roles, a full UK driving licence is essential and you must live within or close to the advertised inspection area.  Your role will involve climbing ladders and working at height. Find out more about a typical day in the life of a   Building Inspector Our ideal   Building Inspector You can demonstrate experience onsite during the residential house building process and understand the key build stages and how trades interact. Your knowledge of house building construction will ideally be backed up by a construction related qualification such as NVQ, HNC, HND, C&Gs or equivalent, however training can be offered to NVQ level 6 in Site Inspection.  A focus on quality and keen interest in learning, keeping up to date with industry standards, improvements and developments are key attributes. You are able to gather and analyse information from a variety of sources to support decision making. In additional to your technical expertise you can demonstrate a consultative approach with the ability build rapport, establish credibility and build effective relationships with customers and colleagues.  Your ability to tailor your communication style to suit the audience will enable you to influence and deal with conflict or disagreements in an assertive manner whilst maintaining your position as a trusted advisor onsite. You have good written communication skills, able to produce accurate reports and maintain the site record book with good IT literacy and the ability to learn new software packages. (Typical background for an NHBC Building Inspector could be Site Manager, Assistant Site Manager, Construction Project Manager, Contracts Manager, Building Control Surveyor, Warranty Surveyor, Building Standards Officer, Clerk of Works, Bricklayer, Joiner, Carpenter, Architectural Technician, Construction Lecturer on similar).  Salary / Benefits you’ll receive as our   Building Inspector: - £30,000 - £36,000 (depending on experience and including remote worker allowance). - 6% bonus. - Company car. - 25 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. - Cycle purchase scheme. - High street discounts and preferential gym rates. - Employee assistance programme. Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate If you think you have what it takes to join us as our   Building Inspector   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.
NHBC Banbury, UK
08 Oct, 2018
Full time
NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a   Inspection   Manager   to join our team home based in the area bounded by   Banbury, Coventry, Northampton   .   Working on a full time permanent basis the successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary of   £46 ,000 - £57,500   per annum. Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. 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. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80%. The UK continues to see an increase in the number of new homes being built. Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Inspection Management team. Our Inspection teams play a critical role in our success carrying out over one million inspections each year, working with builders and developers to provide the hundreds of thousands of high quality homes that the country needs. This role is home based and due to the nature of the role, a full UK driving licence is essential. The Inspection Manager Role You will be required to manage an efficient and effective inspection service within. This will involve the deployment, management and support of Building Inspectors together with the promotion of the objectives of the Inspection Service - to provide excellent risk management, advance good customer relations and assist in developing NHBC’s business. - Managing a team of Building Inspectors - Monitor performance of inspectors, identifying outcomes and taking appropriate action - Carrying out performance and development reviews, agreeing objectives, identifying  training and development needs, identifying links to personal and team development plans  - Take responsibility as the primary contact for key NHBC Registered Builders which will involve effective customer relationship management. - Contributing to and support of the Operations Business Plan - Prepare and monitor the team Budget and deliver service within agreed limits - Assessing sites for NHBC “Pride in the Job” quality campaign The ideal Inspection Manager Home based within the designated Inspection region. The ability to motivate, focus and develop individuals and the team will be essential. A good understanding of the house-building industry will complement your sound knowledge of relevant standards and regulations.  You are qualified to a minimum HNC, HND, NVQ6 level in a construction related discipline and Chartered or working towards or full membership of a relevant professional institution such as CIOB, CABE or RICS, together with comprehensive knowledge of house building.  Management experience and an appropriate managerial qualification are desirable skills. In addition, you will need to demonstrate appropriate interpersonal skills and management capability, have solid presentational skills and be comfortable with the use of IT.  The Benefits of becoming our Inspection Manager - £46,000 - £57,500 (depending on experience, home postcode and including remote worker allowance). - 10% bonus. - Company car. - 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.  - Partially funded private medical insurance. - Cycle purchase scheme. - High street discounts and preferential gym rates. - Employee assistance programme. Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate If you think you have what it takes to join us as our   Inspection Manager   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.
NHBC Bracknell, Ascot, Windsor, Guildford areas
27 Sep, 2018
Full time
NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a   Claims Investigator   to join their home based team to cover   Bracknell , Ascot, Windsor, Guildford areas.   Working on a full time permanent basis the successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary of   £38,500 - £45,000 per annum. This is a key area of our business; providing a professional service to Homeowners and NHBC Registered Builders, investigating building defects and damage and settling resolution claims. About the   Claims Investigator   role You should have a   construction background   with a   solid building technical knowledge   as well as knowledge of remedial techniques. Ideally   you will hold a relevant technical qualification and have knowledge of potential causes of building defects ,   Building Regulations, construction techniques and Health and Safety. As our   Claims Investigator   you’ll be the first point of contact with Homeowners, the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately in both letter and report formats is essential. Good interpersonal skills are required, and experience in preparing repair schedules would be an advantage. Membership such as RICS, CIOB would be a distinct advantage.IT skills and a current driving licence are also essential. We are looking for someone who will always be looking to do things better and with attention to detail. Being able to put yourself in your customer’s shoes and seeing things from their perspective, whilst balancing operational parameters and behaving ethically. Why NHBC? Apart from working with great colleagues who are passionate about what they do, you will be joining a rapidly growing, market leading business. With Best Company accreditation and silver Investors in People status, we pride ourselves on developing individuals to achieve their full potential and offer exceptional personal development and career progression opportunities. We also support, sponsor and pay for training and membership to relevant professional organisations. All necessary equipment and other allowances associated with working from home will be provided. Salary / Benefits you’ll receive as our   Claims Investigator: - £38,500 - £45,000 (depending on experience, location and including remote worker allowance). - 6% bonus. - Company car. - 25 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 If you think you have what it takes to join us as our    Claims Investigator   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.