Head of Design and Procurement

£50,425 pa
03 Feb 2012
02 Mar 2012
Job Type

Winner of the Gold Award for Housing Excellence, we provide over 7,000 homes in eight London Boroughs and are committed to meeting the very diverse needs of local people across north and east London. Our aim is to provide high-quality, affordable housing to the communities we serve and we have a proud record of regenerating neighbourhoods. We are continuing to grow and currently have more than 1,000 new homes in our development programme.

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident and motivated individual to manage and guide our Construction Quality Managers. If you thrive in a results-driven and team working environment, this could be the perfect role for you.

As one of Newlon’s managers, you will take the lead on ensuring excellence in standards of design and construction, driving through innovation in design and the use of materials and building methods. You will ensure that design briefs and technical aspects are achieved in order to move towards a zero defects policy for residents. You will also take the lead in sustainability issues in new developments, ensuring that the team is kept up-to-date on new initiatives and changes in construction legislation.

A qualified Surveyor or Architect, you will have extensive experience in residential development, ideally working in an affordable housing environment. Detailed knowledge of the design and building process of high density schemes in London is essential, along with the ability to identify problems in design and construction and produce effective solutions.

We offer 27 days holiday, a non-contributory pension, excellent benefits and flexi time. We are committed to learning and development for our staff.

For an application pack please use the online application. 

No agencies please.

Closing date: 21 February 2012.

Winner of the Gold Award for Housing Excellence.

Newlon Housing Trust is a charitable housing association and a committed Equal Opportunities employer.

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