Current vacancies

Credit Controller

We are looking for a Credit Controller to join us for a temporary contract of 5 months, with potential to go permanent.  The primary focus of the role is to ensure that cash is collected from customers in a timely manner, in order to fund the business’s working capital requirement.

City: Watford Employment Type: Temporary Closing Date:01/05/2019 Ref No:676

Commercial Manager, BRE SmartSite

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to join and lead our Sales team in the Digital Tools function within BRE.  If you are an experienced and ambitious sales leader, with a track record of individual and team delivery, then this could be an ideal position for you as you take the next step to progress your career to becoming a Commercial Director.

City: Flexible Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:17/05/2019 Ref No:675

Head of Academy

We are searching for a senior leader for the BRE Academy, a leading provider of built environment education and training focused on creating training developed from BRE’s world class research and data. Our ambition is for our Academy business to be at the centre of education and training in the built environment through delivering excellence, growth and sustainable learning solutions.

To help us achieve our aims, we are looking for an experienced, commercial leader who is able to take our Academy business to new heights through creative and innovative solutions as well as delivering a seamless and efficient operation which delivers quality training.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be passionate about learning and the built environment as well as be a pragmatic, commercially focused leader who has experience managing diverse teams and stakeholders.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:15/05/2019 Ref No:674

Consultant HVAC Engineer

We are seeking a practical engineer or physicist/researcher to join our team to work on HVAC-related lab and building-based testing, research and consultancy. The work requires enthusiasm, flexibility, and a broad interest in problem-solving and the underlying principles of building services, including air conditioning, ventilation, and renewable and low energy technologies.

The ideal candidate would also have project management or some form of workplace supervisory experience. They should also have a rigorous approach to their work, and practical experience in a UKAS accredited testing or scientific research environment would be an advantage.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/04/2019 Ref No:672

Industrial Placement - Civil / Structural Engineering

We are seeking a highly motivated civil or structural engineering undergraduate who wants to take an industrial year within an engineering testing and research role, with the potential for a longer term graduate position to progress their career and make a difference in the built environment.

You will be given the opportunity to work on various projects at BRE across a number of areas such as structural testing, materials testing and building defect and failure investigation.

City: Watford Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:01/05/2019 Ref No:670

PR & Communications Manager

We are looking for an experienced PR & Communications Manager to join our Marketing team.  The primary focus of their role will be to develop, oversee and implement a media relations, public affairs and internal communication programme, that meets with BRE’s Corporate and Divisional growth strategy and underpins the brand values of the business.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:05/05/2019 Ref No:669

Senior Fire Safety Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Senior Fire Engineer to join our Fire Safety Group. The appointed person will work within the existing fire consultancy team, to provide consultancy advice on a range of fire safety projects. The work will involve writing fire strategies and providing fire safety consultancy.   

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:05/05/2019 Ref No:671

Certification Project Manager (Security)

BRE’s Security Team is a renowned and respected provider of security testing, research and standards that help to protect people and property from crime and terrorism. It is also responsible for issuing security product approvals under our internationally recognised LPCB brand, ensuring end users and other stakeholders can rely on those products to deliver the required protection against crime and terrorism.

In order to support that work, the team currently has an exciting opportunity for a proactive engineer to join them; someone with a desire to support delivery of a first class service.

The successful candidate should expect a varied technical role with opportunities to develop a strong and rewarding career in the security industry.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:28/04/2019 Ref No:665

Learning Technologist

BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. Our business growth model is majoring on delivering our high-quality content rich products in a digital format. To achieve our business goals, we need to recruit a Learning Technologist.

The Learning Technologist will have an important role in developing training materials and turning technical content into E-Learning packages.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:28/04/2019 Ref No:666

Internal Quality & Compliance Auditor

An opportunity has arisen within our BRE Group Compliance team for an Internal Auditor. 

The BRE Group Compliance team is responsible for developing and maintaining the BRE Group Management System, and for ensuring that BRE Group operates accordingly.  The team also maintains BRE Group’s extensive range of 3rd party certifications, accreditations and notifications.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:05/05/2019 Ref No:662

Senior Wind Engineer

BRE are seeking an experienced Wind Engineer to join our Fire & Building Technology Group.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in building aerodynamics and wind tunnel testing. Ideally the candidate will have experience of wind microclimate, wind loading and building aerodynamics testing. Knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) or Computational Wind Engineering (CWE) could also be an advantage.  

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/04/2019 Ref No:661

Technician/Junior Test Engineer - Wind Tunnel

We wish to appoint a Technician or Junior Engineer to join the Fire Building Technology Group based at Garston, near Watford.

The successful candidate will join a team working in a wide range of areas which could include weather tightness testing of windows, doors and building materials, mechanical testing of partition walls and barriers, wind uplift testing of roof tiles, wind tunnel testing of building models, etc. The job could also include on-site testing. There will also be opportunities to get involved with other aspects of the job such as data analysis, writing client reports and project management.

This would be a perfect role for someone with a level 3 qualification in Engineering, who is looking for their first step on the career ladder, as we will train you up in how to run and conduct wind load tests.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/04/2019 Ref No:660

2nd Line Support Engineer (Vulnerability Patching)

**12 Month Fixed Term Contract**

BRE is a world leading, multi-disciplinary, building science centre with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure, through research and knowledge generation.

We use our cutting edge research to develop a range of products, services, standards and qualifications that are used around the world to bring about positive change in the built environment.

We are seeking an experienced and strategic thinking 2nd Line Support Engineer who has experience of software vulnerability patching who can come on board and hit the ground running to ensure the environment is patched to appropriate security standards for our software estate. Understanding the latest security standards is also a critical aspect of the role. Once software patching is complete the role will then move across into other exciting IT related projects including the Windows 10 upgrade, so a flexible attitude is required to support the wider IT function to drive improvements.



City: Watford Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:26/04/2019 Ref No:656

O365 & Dynamics CRM Design/Support Analyst

The primary function of the O365 & Dynamics CRM Design/Support Analyst role is to ensure that BRE’s Corporate Microsoft applications are supported in line with agreed service levels. The role will help steer the direction and adoption of CRM, by providing insight into the ‘art of the possible’ for the application and build awareness through ‘train the trainer’ sessions with Super-Users.

In addition, the role will be involved in the implementation of new applications and the integration with other BRE corporate application, including the specification of improvements and their configuration, testing and integration into live services.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/04/2019 Ref No:653

Information Management Lead (Digital Construction)

BRE is undertaking a major research and development programme in the construction sector together with an alliance of partners and stakeholders. This is to deliver the Construction Innovation Hub (CIH) focusing on offsite construction and digital technologies and processes, supported by a £72m grant from UKRI ( The work of the CIH will continue beyond the period of this grant.

This exciting new role is for a Digital Construction Lead to lead and coordinate research including areas such as BIM, construction product data, digitised building regulations and data assurance. Reporting to the Technical Lead, you will also work closely with our partners, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) and Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) regarding the wider programme.

BRE is a world leading, multi-disciplinary, building science centre with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure, through research, knowledge dissemination and the delivery of a wide range of services.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:26/04/2019 Ref No:648

IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer

The primary function of the IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer role is to ensure that all BRE’s Data Centre and Network infrastructure is maintained, operated and managed to meet (or exceed) agreed service levels. This infrastructure includes all servers (physical & virtual), central data storage, network devices, security appliances, telephony and conferencing & presentation services (voice and video).

The IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer is responsible for the delivery of back-office, network and security services that under-pin all IT Services that BRE provide to internal Customers (BRE staff and associates) and external Customers (of BRE SaaS and web services products) and has responsibility to ensure telephony and presentation technology is available when needed.

The role requires excellent Customer focus and Customer Service skills, as well as a good working knowledge of ITIL Service Management processes and technical server, network and telephony management skills to ensure BRE’s server, storage, network, security, telephony & presentation devices are configured to comply with internal and external standards such as ISO 27001.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/04/2019 Ref No:644

Fire Investigation Consultant

BRE Global’s fire investigation team is a world leading provider of specialist fire investigation services; investigating fire development, the performance of fire protection measures and systems, and the legal implications of performance in these areas.  BRE Global’s clients include central Government, enforcing authorities, insurers, solicitiors and other commercial organisations.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a graduate fire investigation consultant to join our team of experts undertaking fire investigation activities and research for a wide range of clients in both the commercial and public sectors.  The position lies within BRE Global’s Fire Investigation business area.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:11/05/2019 Ref No:624

Certification Engineer - Dublin

As we look to grow the business at our Dublin facility (based at Dublin City University), we seek a Certification Engineer who will be responsible for the operation, management and development of certification schemes within BRE Global (Ireland). The work will involve the management and undertaking of certification work, product auditing, development and maintenance of certification schemes underpinned by practical test work. Responsible for making certification decisions leading to issue, maintenance, suspension or withdrawal of certification.


City: Dublin Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:05/05/2019 Ref No:618

Electronics Test Technician - Fire Detection

The Fire Detection team within BRE is a leading provider for the testing and approvals of fire detection products under the internationally recognised LPCB brand, ensuring that end users can trust the performance of the products they purchase.  Our testing covers control panels, a wide range of detectors and associated components, and alarm transmission systems. BRE has extensive world class facilities for the testing of fire detection products to European and international standards.

Due to rapidly growing demand for our test and approvals service, we have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our successful and expanding Fire Detection business. 




City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:31/05/2019 Ref No:564

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