Technical Officer (COW)
Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.
We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.
In addition to creating positive spaces for our customers we continuously strive to create a positive and progressive workspace to enable our colleagues to achieve their full potential.
We are looking for a Technical Officer (COW) to join our Property Team for the Greater Manchester 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, assist in the preparation of 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.
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.