Team Leader - Quality Assuranceat Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities
Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities
Wellington, NZ
1m ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Our Role

Construction & Innovation - The Construction and Innovation Group supports Kāinga Ora to grow its public and supported housing portfolio through the design and development of high quality homes that meet the needs of the community now and in the future, and by driving innovation across the construction sector.

The Team Leader Quality Assurance leads a team of Construction Assessors ensuring that robust audit / assurance procedures are developed, implemented and maintained around the construction of Kāinga Ora projects.

This role is accountable for ensuring Construction Assessors proactively undertake Homestar built assessments, and ensure a high quality of performance and work by Build Partners in order to meet C&I strategic objectives and delivery targets.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

  • Bachelors or Post Graduate or Master degree qualification in architecture, building surveying, construction management or building related field.
  • At least seven years post graduate experience in a similar role or positon.
  • LBP, BCITO and Unit Standard Assessor Qualifications in construction or design.
  • Site safe certified or similar H&S experience desirable.
  • Homestar Assessor or Practitioner qualification desirable.
  • Sound working knowledge of current residential building code practices, and or experience in property and construction.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret relevant Kāinga Ora documentation that relates to the work undertaken and contractual roles of responsibilities.
  • Confidence and sound technical knowledge to engage with professional peers, such as Architects, Engineers and project managers etc.
  • so as to influence the adoption of best practices in the construction area.

  • Possesses the attributes to risk-assess methods / methodology during construction and mitigating or removing high risk scenarios on site.
  • Demonstrated experience in quality management systems, processes, reporting and record keeping.
  • Empathy and understanding of social housing is desirable including knowledge of issues, priorities and concerns facing key customer and community groups in the region.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good stakeholder relationships through consultation and partnership.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and in plain language.
  • Sound judgement, discretion and proven ability to work under pressure.
  • The initiative, drive and enthusiasm to work as part of a cooperative team and work independently.
  • Sound level of computer literacy in Microsoft Windows and Office environment.
  • Current clean / full NZ driver's licence.
  • Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

    We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

    These benefits are described in more detail here .

    As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need.

    We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

    Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values

    Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are :

  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold
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