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Group Quality Manager

  • Location:

    Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Commercial & Technical

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary

  • Job ref:

    GQMBPC900

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-11

BPC Recruitment are recruiting a Group Quality Manager.  This role requires flexibility as it is predominantly field based with your base being at one of our clients Regional Offices. Therefore the flexibility to travel, sometimes overnight, is essential. 

This is a crucial role working with the Group Quality Director and Senior Managers, you will help shape our clients Homes by identifying approaches and methods to improve overall quality whilst monitoring construction performance and compliance with design on site.

We are looking for someone with lots of drive, excellent communication skills – both written and verbal - and proven experience within the House Building/Construction industry.  You will also have a good eye for detail, be inquisitive and someone who can provide solutions!  You will be driven by quality, well organised and tenacious.

Main Duties;

  • Quality Audits of both work in progress and completed properties.

  • Promote effective procedures for managing quality and resolution of items raised to allow production to complete all works within program timescales.

  • Monitor overall construction performance with regard to technical quality and compliance with design and specification requirements.

  • Identify, record and follow up on any remediation requiring immediate action on site.

  • Work with Group Quality Director and senior managers to identify approaches and methods to improve overall quality.

  • Identify areas within the design that requires additional information to assist the site teams and avoid inconsistency and commercial issues.

  • To perform defect investigations as and when problems arise (including customer complaints where applicable).

  • Educate employees and trade people on the required standards by delivering In-House training and toolbox talks to construction teams on issues associated with build quality.

  • Attending meetings that may be necessary in the performance of your duties.

  • Complying with and upholding legislation and company policy and procedures.

  • Undertaking any additional tasks as my reasonably be required from time to time.

Essential Skills/Attributes:

  • Proven experience within the House Building/Construction Industry.

  • Working at or towards NVQ Level 6 Construction Management

  • Detailed knowledge of the Building Regulations, house building standards (NHBC, LABC) and latent defect warranty schemes.

  • Worked as or experienced working with Building Inspectors.

  • Commercial awareness.

  • IT Literate.

  • Inquisitive and problem solving skills.

  • Driven by quality and helping others build the best possible homes.

  • Good communicator, insightful and persuasive.

  • Be comfortable speaking in front of groups and having difficult conversations when required.

  • Well organised and able to work alone and as a team.

  • Willing to travel, sometimes at short notice.

  • Be able to accommodate overnight stays.