Technical Administrator – Sunderland

Closing date: 12/06/2024

Competitive Salary & Discretionary Performance Bonus & Holidays (Buy, Sell and Accrual Scheme) & Company Pension & Private Healthcare & Life Assurance & Benefits

With lots of exciting plans in the pipeline, there’s never been a better time to join Avant Homes, let us tell you why…

Avant Homes is a housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, across Yorkshire and the East and West Midlands, with eight regional offices employing over 600 people.

We have ambitious growth plans and are looking for passionate individuals to help us achieve them. Our mission is to provide affordable yet aspirational homes to our communities, ensuring that new homes are accessible and attainable for all with a product suitable for everyone.

Avant Homes are proud to employ local people across our developments and within our regional offices, teamwork is key to everything that we do.

We are looking for people who want to be a part of something special, so why not start the foundations and build your career with us today?

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Administrator to join our team based at our head office in Sunderland, North East.

The Role

Are you organised, proactive and have a good attention to detail?

Are you a strong communicator with experience of dealing with contractors and external agents?

Do you want to be a part of a friendly, driven team?

If the answer is yes, then look no further, your next career could be with us!

Joining our team as Technical Administrator you will be working alongside our Group Technical team providing administration support in relation to our building safety projects.

What is building safety?

As a housebuilder we are obliged to investigate and if required, remediate any fire-safety defects arising from the design and construction of buildings 11 meters and over in height.

As our Technical Administrator, you will be responsible for liaising with external agents such as design team member, fire engineers, works Contractors and external management companies.

Key duties and requirements

You will also be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Preparing key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the building safety function.
  • Maintaining a comprehensive database of all relevant legislation and procedures in order to ensure best practice is achieved.
  • Daily liaison with third party agencies, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintaining departmental records and filing, archiving and data retrieval systems ensuring that information is stored and filed as per the Avant Homes data protection policy.
  • Liaising with both internal and external parties in order to resolve building safety challenges.
  • Co-ordination of project meetings.
  • General office administration duties as required.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Technical Administrator, you will be able to demonstrate proven experience within a similar Administration role.

Our ideal candidate will be a self-sufficient, experienced Administrator with the ability to provide excellent written and verbal communication whilst also working well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. The ability to prioritise workload along with excellent attention to detail is also an essential part of this role.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • Extensive knowledge and application of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • The ability to work under your own initiative and manage time effectively.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • The ability to identify and problem solve in a speedy and effective manner.
  • A flexible attitude in relation to business needs.

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform

If this sounds like you, join us and be a part of Avant’s future success!


Apply now