Employee interviews

Find out what our employees have to say about working at the NHBC

Trainee Building Control Surveyor

Natasha Kalyan

"NHBC is an excellent place to be in terms of long-term career opportunities as it is involved in so many different aspects of house building"

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Senior Building Inspector

Yvonne Patzanza

"A collection of individuals who at certain times have helped me"

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Senior Structural Engineer

Stefan Szymoszowskyj

“Working at NHBC is the best job I’ve ever had. It’s a great place to work and if you have the right attitude and work ethic you can go far”

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Platform Change Manager

Taz Johal

"I've had lots of opportunity to grow my career"

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Principal Technical Building Consultant

Robert Watson

"I approached our HR team to see how the company could better support and champion LGBT+ staff. From this, the LGBT+ network was soon born."

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Customer Service Advisor

Fleur Stevens

“There is a lot to learn and I am learning everyday with the help of my peers around me.”

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Inspection Manager

Paul Beddall

“I recommend NHBC to everyone, including my family. The company treat you well and support your career aspirations.”

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Building Inspector

Sarah Tarn

“If you’re thinking about a career with NHBC, then go for it. There are so many opportunities waiting for you as soon as you step through that door!”

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Building Inspector

Tyrone Gharibi

“I feel very supported in my career development. I have found that any desire for self and career development is met with positivity and guidance on how to achieve it”

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Inspection Manager

Jonathan Watkinson

“Being an Inspection Manager is so rewarding. It allows for personal growth and development as well as helping those who I manage to progress on their own career path”

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Senior Technical Building Consultant

Mark Redfern

“NHBC gives you support and training from day one and is a great place to work. There are plenty of opportunities within the organisation to grow and attain new skills”

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Inspection Manager

Richard Edmunds

“My current role is really pushing me to grow professionally. It has been great to learn so much in a short space of time and to foster relationships with colleagues across multiple departments”

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Commercial Building Control Surveyor

Chris Peoples

“I joined NHBC with a degree of nervousness but from the get-go I was made to feel welcome and valued. I wish I had done it sooner!”

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From Customer Services Temp to Service Transition Manager

Ashley Snowdon

"I love being able to recruit someone who has limited experience of software testing, and then help to create and support their personal development plans."

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Senior Test and Quality Analyst

Sandra Barr

"I’ve made so many good friends over the years. Some still work for NHBC, but I also meet up regularly with friends who have moved on to other things."

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From Assistant Building Inspector to Head of Claims (Technical)

Paul Cribbens

"love the teams I work with and the people in them. We have a great culture in the Claims department where we encourage open and honest discussions without drawing unwarranted criticism."

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Commercial Building Control Surveyor

Hannah Howells

"if you would like to work for a company that has a large cross-section of roles and responsibilities, then, NHBC is for you!"

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From Warehouse Assistant to Compliance Analyst

Tim Batson

"I’ve never worked for a company with such a committed group of employees and strong sense of community."

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Area Technical Manager

Karen Thornton

"My job is challenging but rewards daily. No two days are ever the same and not one day goes by when I don’t learn something new."

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Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer

Gavin Allsopp

"I enjoy the variety of work and sites I get involved with."

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