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Quality Assurance Assessor Design

Housing New Zealand Corporation
Job Category:
Project/Procurement/Risk Assurance
Auckland - Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Multiple full-time permanent roles
  • Located in our Auckland Central Region Office
  • Annual Salary of $98,500 plus five weeks annual leave and a suite of insurances

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

On 1 October 2019, Housing New Zealand Corporation becomes part of Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities.

About Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities, brings together the three existing agencies of Housing New Zealand, HLC and KiwiBuild to form a new organisation.

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities is central to the Government's aspirations for housing and urban development. It will work across the housing spectrum to build thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home.

This new organisation will have two key roles - being a public housing landlord, and partnering with the development community, iwi, local and central government to deliver urban development projects of all sizes.

The anticipated start date for this new organisation is 1 October 2019.

Our Values - Kotahitanga - One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • we trust, each other and share ownership
  • we care, about each other as people
  • everyone's contribution, matters
  • we are humble and genuine
  • we continually learn and innovate.

The role

Our vision is 'Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders'. To help us achieve this we are currently recruiting for a number of Design Assessors to join our Quality Assurance team which is focused on ensuring the design and construction of our design proposals, documentation and built outcomes meets our Kāinga Ora visions and goals.

You'll be responsible for ensuring that robust design assurance procedures are developed, implemented and maintained around the design and documentation of HNZ new build and refurbishment projects.

The role is to proactively measure and monitor the performance and quality of design work by Architectural Consultants and Project Contractors delivering new build housing, as well as major construction upgrades and refurbishment projects across all developments and construction contracts managed by the Construction Group. These projects include a wide range of housing typologies - from stand alone single houses to urban terrace housing, three level walk up housing and high level apartment housing.

This position also provides architectural design and technical construction advice, training and support to the wider HNZ Construction Group, Development Director team, Development Managers, Contractors and consultant Architects.

Travel throughout New Zealand and overnight stays will be required.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Minimum Degree and/or Diploma in Architecture, Building Surveying, Construction Management or building related field
  • At least five years post graduate experience in a similar role or position
  • LBP, BCITO and Unit Standard Assessor Qualifications in construction or design
  • Working knowledge of current residential building and commercial new build construction maintenance practices and or experience in property and construction

What we offer

We offer competitive salaries and five weeks annual leave for all new starters as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community we would love to hear from you. To learn more about us and the work we do click here

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 49305GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the Recruitment team ;at

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday, 22 September 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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