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 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.