Location
Belfast
Position
Building Control Officer
Vacancy Type
Temporary

Job Description

Northern Ireland Housing Executive - Cost Manager - Belfast 

NI Housing Executive is one of the largest housing bodies in the UK. NI Housing Executive are a flexible and inclusive employer offering great career pathways, enabling you to reach your full potential.

About the role: 

  • Hourly Rate: £18.81 per hour
  • Location: Belfast
  • Hours of Work: 37 hrs per week, Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
  • Holidays: 37 days pro rata
  • Duration: Temporary, ongoing
  • Please note closing date for this vacancy is 4th April 2024 - however you can register your interest for other upcoming vacancies by applying today

Duties include:

  • Ensuring the effective commercial management of NIHE's assets, of high quality Planned Works and Compliance related investment to regions within the relevant area of operation.
  • Ensuring that the investment is planned effectively to maximise efficiencies, is affordable, matches NIHE's investment standards, is delivered to a high standard with minimal defects, and a high level of customer satisfaction is achieved.
  • Deputise for the Senior Contract and Performance (Planned & Cost Management) Manager when required.

Criteria:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in a relevant Building/Construction Discipline PLUS at least 3 years’ relevant post-qualification experience. OR,
  •  A BTEC Higher (or equivalent level 5 qualification) PLUS at least 5 years relevant post-qualification experience. AND,
  • Demonstrate significant relevant experience in 5 - 4 of the 7 following areas:
    • Demonstrable commercial knowledge in the planning and delivery of investment programmes.
    • Responsibility for ensuring financial controls and governance procedures are in place.
    • Experience of construction contracts and their effective administration, commercial understanding of value for money drivers in construction, inclusive of working knowledge of NEC suite of contracts.
    • The collection, analysis and reporting of financial monitoring statistics, cost data and related information if required, inclusive of benchmarking.
    • The provision of technical advice and guidance on planned maintenance and contract related matters to a range of stakeholders.
    • Implementation of policies, processes and procedures for compliance and governance.
    • Working at a senior level  in an environment that is governed through the management and application of construction industry contracts for works or services in the social housing sector; including performance management.
  • Can demonstrate:
    • Ability to develop strong working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
    • Excellent planning and organisational ability.
    • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
    • Strong customer focus.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills including the preparation and presentation of technical reports.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programmes.
  • A full current driving licence and access to a form of transport.
  • As part of the reference checking and vetting process for this position you will be requested to undertake a Basic Access NI Disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.

If you are interested we encourage you to apply online, email [email protected] or call Aileen on 028 2563 1555 to find out more. 

Riada Resourcing is an equal opportunities employer.

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