Technical Officer (COW)

  • Reference: Onward Homes
  • Application closing date: 28 Jan 2019 23:55

Job Description

As part of a continued focus on developing and shaping our customer services and supporting our wider operations, we are looking for a Technical Officer (COW) to join our Property Team for the Lancashire region.

You will support the delivery team in ensuring consistently high standards of quality control through onsite technical assessment, adhering to specification. You will ensure compliance with the contract specification, preparing defect schedules for rectification and monitoring performance standards; minimising risk, monitoring progress, payment valuations and financial management of the project, reporting as appropriate. You will provide effective supervision to ensure consistently high quality standards through robust monitoring and supervision for each project, via site visits, assessing all aspects of quality control. The post holder will provide accurate, up to date and concise information for internal and external audits as and when required.

Candidate Requirements

To be successful, it is essential you have a track record of managing investment programmes to a high level of quality and performance, as well as a demonstrable knowledge of building construction, standards, planning regulations, regulatory standards and leasehold legislation. You will also hold significant experience managing contractors to meet define objectives or targets and a part or fully recognised property / building related qualification (MCIOB, MRICS OR MICE).

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 35
  • Pay: £26,500 Annually

Additional Information

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing, based solely in the North West of England.

In April 2017, we brought the Group together under the Onward brand to signal our intention to increase our impact and to make a greater contribution to the communities and customers we serve. We are delivering a major transformation change programme, in the way in which we deliver services and how we are structured as a business.

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