NHBC is the UK's leading independent standard-setting body and provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. Our role is to work with the house-building industry to raise the standards of new homes and to provide consumer protection for homebuyers.
We seek to drive up quality and improve industry standards through providing comprehensive warranty and insurance products and access to a 'one stop package' of core business services, complementary professional services and value-added services, and by being the national and international authority on the raising of standards in home construction, house building regulation and consumer protection for new home buyers.
We offer a broad range of career opportunities across the UK, including opportunities for experienced professionals and those who would like to train with us. Our main functional areas include:
- Technical Services: Employing field-based inspectors, engineers and surveyors (both field and office-based) to ensre NHBC standards and building regulations are met. In addition, we employ professionals providing health and safety, training, energy rating, air-leakage and acoustic services to house builders and the wider construction industry. We also employ graduate surveyors and those from a building-related discipline as trainees.
- Commercial: Employing field-based staff with an inspection or surveying background that investifate claims and coordinate repairs; office-based claims handlers from a financial services background and administrative support as well as registration and technical experts in NHBC standards and building regulations.
- Finance and Resources: Functions supporting NHBC business including Finance, IT, Human Resources, Marketing and Corporate Communications.
NHBC offers competitive salaries for each role and regularly benchmarks these against positions with similar sectors. Benefits at NHBC include membership of a Stakeholder Pension Plan, life assurance, subsidised private healthcare and immediate access to the employee support helpline for all NHBC employees and their family members. Depending on the position, a company car or payment in lieu of a company car may be made available.