Construction Quality Controller (South)

Home based with frequent travel around the South
c.£40k + car allowance
23 Nov 2020
07 Dec 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Do you aspire to work in a high performing team which is expanding to deliver more homes for retirement living? Are you looking for the flexibility to be based from home coupled with brilliant and connected support?

Whether you’re looking for something different, more rewarding, exciting or all three, Anchor Hanover are recruiting to new roles which will combine the best of agile working, with flexibility and travel.

Anchor Hanover is expanding our new development team and we’re recruiting talented individuals to help us achieve our target of providing over 3200 new homes where people love living in later life.

About the role

Reporting to the Lead Construction Delivery Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Familiarising with relevant drawings and written instructions in the Development Plan, checking them, and using them as a reference when inspecting the work
  • making visual inspections of projects onsite
  • taking measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials meet the specifications and quality standards
  • ensuring knowledge of legal requirements is up to date and to check that the work complies with these requirements
  • having a working knowledge of health and safety legislation and bringing shortfalls to management
  • working in a collaborative and solution focussed manner
  • keeping clear, concise and auditable records of all activity
  • preparing a schedule of defects at the end of the defects liability period for communication with contractors
  • monitoring the performance of main and sub-contractors onsite
  • attending site meetings and making reports on the progress of the new development

About you

You will have a background in construction and have a proven experience with the involvement in the technical aspects of new developments including control of quality delivery. You will have:

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management
  • An awareness of customer engagement with the ability to consider the customer in all scenarios
  • Well-developed IT skills and knowledge of relevant software packages
  • Ability to identify, manage and mitigate relevant risks pertinent to the job role
  • Conversant with current Health and Safety/CDM legislation
  • Capability of interpreting M&E requirements and ensures systems installed accordingly.
  • Wide understanding of the construction industry and experience of working on an operational site, including methods of construction and legal requirements
  • Strong communication (oral, written and presentation) skills, with an approachable style

Please note due to the nature of the role being home based and the size of documentation that is received daily, the postholder will need to have fast fibre-broadband access

About Us

Anchor Hanover Group is England’s largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people across 1700 locations with a turnover of £550m. We provide more than 60,000 homes for people who love living in later life.

We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.

At Anchor Hanover Group we live and breathe our values in everything we do. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.