Senior Technical Officer

Employer Information

NI Housing Executive

E: recruit@nihe.gov.uk

T: 03448 920 900

W: https://www.nihe.gov.uk/

Please note that although this job advert is for a permanent post, offers for fixed term contracts may also be made from this file.

GRADE:  TL3

JOB PURPOSE:
The Senior Technical Officer plays an integral role in the management of the Grants Office, working as part of the Management Team to ensure delivery of all office KPI and budget targets.  The post holder will have particular responsibility for managing grant technical staff and will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all grants and energy efficiency schemes, technical policies and procedures.

The Senior Technical Officer will carry out desktop and site monitoring visits and provide assurance that the highest professional standard is provided to our customers,  on occasions the postholder may be required to carry out building surveys and inspection of works for domestic properties providing recommendations based on findings.

​​​​​​​​​​​R​​​​​​​EQUIREMENTS:   
1. i) Possess a degree level qualification in Building Studies or equivalent Level 6 professional/technical qualification and demonstrate at least 3 years’ relevant experience in Building Construction /Surveying
OR
ii) Possess a relevant BTEC Higher Certificate/Diploma or equivalent Level 5 qualification in Building Studies and demonstrate 4 years’ relevant experience in Building Construction/ Surveying
OR
iii) Can demonstrate equivalent continuing professional development/experiential learning and demonstrate at least 5 years’ working within Building Construction/ Surveying.
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​APPLICATION PROCESS
Application should be made using the on-line application form. Instructions on how to complete the on-line form appears once the form has been accessed. Make sure you follow these instructions.

Candidates unable to use the on-line form can request a manual application form, by emailing recruit@nihe.gov.uk quoting the particular Job Title and Reference Number.  Please note that if the candidate uses this method, it is their responsibility to ensure we receive their application by the allocated closing date and time. Guidance on the completion and return of applications is included in the Candidate Guidelines on the job related documents.  The Northern Ireland Housing Executive have a policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders,  a copy can be made available on request.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED EVEN IF DELAYED DUE TO TECHNICAL REASONS. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU ARE LOCKED OUT OF YOUR GETGOT ACCOUNT IT WILL TAKE A MINIMUM OF 10 MINUTES TO RESET YOUR PASSWORD.  IF AN APPLICATION IS LATE BECAUSE OF THIS IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure that all such information is provided. Candidates who fail to provide sufficient information on which a panel might determine their eligibility for the post will not be shortlisted.

The Housing Executive is an equal opportunities employer.  We particularly welcome applications from members of the Protestant community who are currently under represented in parts of our workforce.

  • Permanent
  • Belfast HQ
  • Closing date: Thursday 18 Aug 2022
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