Field Tech

Principal Construction Quality Analyst

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom Salary: £52,000 - £58,000, per Annum + up to 10% Bonus Job Reference: NHBC6577 Apply for this role

Build your career with us.... We are looking for a Principal Construction Quality Analyst to assist the Construction Quality Manager in effectively and efficiently managing a team of professionally qualified construction quality professionals in Birmingham and surrounding areas.

At NHBC we are proud to be unique. No other organisation in our sector combines the variety of services and scale that we offer. As the market leader, our name is synonymous with new home warranty and insurance. Our people are driven by our core purpose to raise standards in housebuilding and protect homeowners.  

Why you should join us 

We are a modern, lifestyle and family friendly employer who are in a period of rapid growth, investing in technology, data and new ways of working. We need passionate, talented and driven people to join us on this journey.  

We encourage our colleagues to work flexibly in different ways, including home, field-based and hybrid working. We don’t promise we can offer you exactly what you want, but we are always happy to talk flexible working.  

What we offer: 

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and a holiday purchase scheme 
  • generous pension contributions up to 10.5% 
  • private medical insurance  
  • equalised maternity, paternity, adoption leave and pay for all new parents  
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme supporting your physical and mental wellbeing 
  • 2 days volunteer leave 

What you’ll be doing

As a Principal Construction Quality Analyst you will assist in the management of a team of professionally qualified construction quality analysts to develop and deliver a range of processes, procedures and services to harvest and analyse data and information on industry performance in terms of construction quality.

You will manage and ensure the retention and development of external and internal major customers by facilitating improvement in construction quality and reduction in build costs. Work across NHBC to inform and influence technical risk management focus, skills, and capability. At Group level you will establish causation behind issues and develop action plans to raise standards, improve quality and reduce costs.

This role demands a depth of responsibility to review technical risk management policies, procedures, standards, practices, and IT support systems, write reports, compile and manage data with advanced Microsoft Excel skills, presentations, and business cases required to win approval and finance to see successful delivery and acquisition of future works.

With strong organisation skills, you will be simultaneously managing projects to co-ordinate and plan work to maximise benefit and efficiency with a highly experienced team to meet our customer’s and NHBC service levels.

Location: Birmingham and surrounding areas.

What we are looking for:  

  • Commercially minded and able to identify benefits both tangible and non-tangible
  • Adaptable, flexible with a resilient nature
  • Expert/ Senior level technical knowledge and experience of house building/construction, Regulations, and Standards, and a self-motivated drive to learn more each day
  • Able to interpret and convey complex technical information clearly
  • Outstanding communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent I.T. and software experience, report writing, data management, intermediate/advance Microsoft Excel skills compiling data, and spreadsheet management are essential
  • Insightful, creative, and persuasive whilst at the same time balancing diplomacy and relationship building
  • Strong leadership and people skills, supportive, encouraging, and a team player
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision in line with established policies and procedures
  • Curious mindset and driver of change, with a vision to make things happen
  • Act with due skill, care, and diligence; and be open and co-operative with NHBC’s regulators

Education and Qualifications  

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, relevant accredited HND/HNC qualification or higher with substantial industry experience
  • Have a relevant training/facilitation qualification and or membership of a relevant professional Chartered institution. (e.g. BILD, CIPD, Cert. Ed.)

Hiring Process After the closing date of 15th July 2022, we will contact you regarding your application. 

Potential applicants are sometimes put off if they don’t meet 100% of the requirements. We think individual experience, skills and passion make all the difference, so if you meet the majority of the criteria, we’d love to hear from you.  

Your future with us 

We have lots of fantastic examples across our business of people who are building their career with us. We are huge advocates of internal mobility and work hard to retain our best talent. We offer exceptional personal development and career progression opportunities. If you’re ambitious, driven and hard-working you will succeed with us. We’ll support you with full training, ongoing CPD and the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications and professional memberships. 

Our inclusive culture 

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture that encourages everyone to bring their true selves to work. We fundamentally believe in the rights of all our employees and customers to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect, free from discrimination. We have active employee networks that support our colleagues and their allies, creating safe spaces for open conversations and the sharing of ideas. We are a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant and the Women in Finance Charter.

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