Design, Quality and Technical Manager

Euston, London
£65,000 per annum or pro-rata.
12 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Applications are also welcome from those wanting to work on a part time basis of 3 or 4 days per week, this would be paid on a pro rata basis.


Origin Housing is a provider of affordable housing and care and support services in London and Hertfordshire. We own and manage over 6,500 homes and customers, have a turnover of over £50 million and aim to provide great homes and build strong communities.

We are looking for an experienced Design, Quality & Technical Manager to join our Development team. The purpose of this role to improve the quality of the homes delivered, providing technical support across the department.

The role will lead on updating Employers Requirements, specifications and design standards, ensuring they meet regulatory and best practice requirements, including relevant regulation changes to ensure schemes are delivered to a high quality, meeting all current and proposed legislation, as well as updating departmental procedures and appointment letters. Acting as lead on procurement and any Framework matters.

The role will take responsibility for the technical management of our new build homes and assist the Aftercare Service offered to customers. A key role will be dealing with and troubleshooting latent defects arising in existing stock.

The role requires a high level of technical competency, the applicant needs to be educated to degree level or equivalent and a member of RIBA/RICS/CIOB, as well as having a minimum of 5 years’ Development experience in the same (or very similar) role, and can demonstrate an ability to write Employers Requirements, Procedures, lead on Framework matters and a have a thorough knowledge of construction methods and design/architecture.

How to apply

Please upload your CV and covering letter addressing all of the key requirements within the role profile, including relevant examples of how you have met them.

What we offer

In return, Origin Housing offers a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, including generous annual leave, flexible working, cycle to work scheme, a contributory pension and discounted health scheme.

Origin is committed to equality and diversity and values the diversity of the communities we work in. We aim to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all

Closing date: 25.03.19
Interview and assessment date:  04.04.19

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