Senior Construction Quality Manager, NHBC, Home based, Nationwide

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Senior Construction Quality Manager, NHBC, Home based, Nationwide

£55,500 to £71,000 per annum | UK-wide | Date posted 05 Jul 2018

NHBC has a unique opportunity available for a Senior Construction Quality Manager to join the team home based Nationwide. The role is a permanent and full time position offering a salary of £55,500 - £71,000 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. Join us and we’ll offer constant challenge and ample scope to build a career in a refreshingly open, inspiring and friendly environment. 

The Senior Construction Quality Manager Role

Reporting to the Head of Training & Analysis you will lead of small team of ‘construction quality analysts and managers’ in developing and delivering processes, procedures and services to harvest and analyse data and information on industry performance in terms of construction quality.

To develop NHBC’s consultancy capability and services and work with major builder customers at Group level to facilitate improvement in construction quality and reduction in costs. To work across NHBC to inform and influence technical risk management focus, skills and capability.

In addition you will:

  • Develop and deliver key initiatives / actions / services in line with the Raising Standards Strategy e.g. Construction Quality Reviews, Construction Quality Indicator, Commercial services and Claims data analysis.
  • Develop and maintain expert, up-to-date knowledge of all house-building technologies, methods and materials.
  • Develop and nurture close associations with third party contacts at senior level, including civil servants, house builders, architects, manufacturers and trade associations, maximising benefits for NHBC.
  • Prepare and deliver practical and engaging presentations and to lead ‘problem solving’ workshops – both at external events (typically with a cross section of Directors of builder customers) and for NHBC colleagues.

The ideal Senior Construction Quality Manager

  • Membership of a relevant professional institution such as CIOB, RICS, CABE.
  • Proven track record of managing and motivating a team to deliver strategic initiatives.
  • Well respected with a network of contacts within the new homes/housebuilding industry.
  • Experience of developing and delivering B2B consultancy services.
  • An eye for detail and a curiosity about how improvement can be brought to the house building industry across the entire supply chain.
  • Expert technical knowledge of  standards and regulations in construction/housebuilding.
  • Able to convey technical information clearly through presentation, workshops and in writing.
  • Full UK driving licence

Whilst home based this role will involve 2-3 days a week in our head office in Milton Keynes and extensive travel throughout the UK and Europe, therefore 2-4 overnights per week should be expected

Desirable skills: Quality Management background within house-building, Training/facilitation qualification and or membership of a relevant professional institution such as BILD, CIPD, Cert. Ed., ISO9000 standards,

Benefits of becoming our Senior Construction Quality Manager include:

  • £55,500 - £71,000 (depending on experience, location and including remote worker allowance).
  • 15% bonus.
  • Company car or allowance (£6,600).
  • 27 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. 
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Tax efficient childcare vouchers and cycle purchase scheme.
  • High street discounts and preferential gym rates.
  • Employee assistance programme.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as Senior Construction Quality Manager then please 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.


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Application deadline:
02 Aug 2018