Current vacancies

HR Assistant

We are looking for an experienced HR Assistant to join the team at Watford, with a commitment to delivering a 'best in class' service to both stakeholders and candidates.

The HR Assistant is responsible for delivering the administrative processes which underpin the activities of the HR function in the four disciplines of Resourcing, Reward & Recognition, Learning & Development and Employee Relations with key focus on Resourcing and Learning & Development.  The core responsibilities of the role safeguard accuracy of employee records and data and support the delivery of an efficient HR service to the business.

This role provides the initial point of contact to the HR service provided to all BRE employees

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:28/08/2017 Ref No:481


BREEAM Certification Manager

BREEAM is the world's leading sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It addresses a number of lifecycle stages such as New Construction, Refurbishment and In-Use. Globally there are more than 562,000 BREEAM certified developments, and almost 2,265,500 buildings registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990.

The BREEAM Certification Manager leads on all quality assurance (QA) and certification activities across the full range of BREEAM certification schemes. They are responsible for heading up a team of Lead Auditors, Quality Auditors and Business Support Staff who provide QA and certification functionality to the BREEAM certification schemes.

The role is conducted in a manner to comply with all approved BREEAM and BRE Global processes and procedures, ensuring we adhere to all relevant accreditation and certification standards.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:01/09/2017 Ref No:479


Graduate Sustainability Consultant

BRE Global’s Building Performance Group is responsible for developing, maintaining and managing BREEAM, the world leading standard for the assessment and certification of buildings. We are now recruiting for an exciting Graduate Sustainability Consultant role with responsibility for supporting the delivery, maintenance and development of the BREEAM New Construction schemes.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:21/09/2017 Ref No:480


Laboratory Technician - Fire Resistance Laboratory

The role consists of working within a team to provide the full range of activities required for preparation of fire resistance tests on a wide range of building and marine elements such as fire doors, walls/partitions, protection on structural steelwork, dampers and ducts etc. to British, European and marine standards. The activities include installation of constructional elements onto the furnace test frames, installation and set-up of instrumentation such as thermocouples and transducers, maintenance of equipment off-loading/loading delivery etc. plus many more processes supporting our Test Engineers to ensure we provide a first class testing service to our clients.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:21/09/2017 Ref No:477


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.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:04/09/2017 Ref No:476


Business Development Manager - Doors

The role is based around an advisory and project management position, associated with the development of passive fire protection products and fire safety within the timber construction product sector.

 It is a role that works to promote and communicate the benefits of passive fire protection and third party certification to the existing and potential client network and on an industry wide stakeholder basis.

The position involves a high level of motivation, self-organisation and project management skills, enabling the delivery of practical solutions to the marketplace.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Part Time Closing Date:31/08/2017 Ref No:475


Acoustic/ Senior Acoustic Consultant

About BRE:

World-leading building science centre, BRE has a team of 600+ people who offer expertise in virtually every aspect of the built environment. Based in Hertfordshire we have regional facilities in Scotland, Wales and Cornwall and offices in Canada, China, India and Brazil.

Our science has been applied to some of the most outstanding and iconic buildings in the UK and Worldwide including the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and Number 10 Downing St.

‘We see the people who work with us as our single most important resource. Our organisation simply would not exist without the talent, energy and professionalism they bring. We aim to recruit and retain the best people who are personally and professionally committed to make a positive difference to the built environment. This is the way to guarantee our continued success into the future’

- CEO Dr Peter Bonfield OBE FREng

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:31/08/2017 Ref No:474


Acoustics Laboratory Manager

The Acoustics team is going through an exciting change at present, with the creation of new lab facilities, due to open in September 2017.  We are looking for a Laboratory Manager and Acoustic Technician to report to the Head of Acoustics at our head offices in Watford, Hertfordshire.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:03/09/2017 Ref No:472


Technician - large scale fire testing, building facades

Due to an increasing volume of work we have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our successful and expanding team fire testing building products.  The work will involve setting up and testing of building systems to assess performance against National and International Standards.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:03/09/2017 Ref No:470


Fire Engineering Consultant

BRE Global Ltd. (part of the BRE Group), is a world leading independent third party approvals body offering certification of fire, security and sustainability products and services to an international market.  BRE Global has extensive and unique world class facilities for fire detection, suppression research and testing to British, European and International Standards.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Fire Safety Engineering Consultant to join our team of experts undertaking fire engineering and consultancy services for a wide range of clients in both the commercial and public sectors.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:31/08/2017 Ref No:469


Digital Product Manager

Product Manager

The product manager is a key role in the plan for digital transformation. The product manager will assume responsibility for return on development investment on one or more key products. This will come in the form of determining the vision and KPIs for their products, decision making on development prioritisation and monitoring of performance against those KPIs. They will also contribute to developing the BRE approach to digital product management with a view to expanding the role more widely to further key products across the group.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:25/08/2017 Ref No:465


Java Developer

Java Developer

The new Java developer is required to supplement current Java development capability and take on development projects that are currently undertaken by the lead Java developer. Creating this role will generate new development capacity allowing the current lead Java developer to focus on technical strategy and architecture decision making which is a key requirement to support the growth of and success of BRE Digital transformation.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:25/08/2017 Ref No:464


Certification Project Manager - Fire Detection

Do you want to work for a world-leading research establishment?

Do you have a passion for leading change in safety, security or sustainability?

Do you want to be a part of building a better future?

Do you want to work with world-leading experts?

…if so, BRE is the right place for you!

About BRE:

World-leading building science centre, BRE has a team of 600+ people who offer expertise in virtually every aspect of the built environment. Based in Hertfordshire we have regional facilities in Scotland, Wales and Cornwall and offices in Canada, China, India and Brazil.

Our science has been applied to some of the most outstanding and iconic buildings in the UK and Worldwide including the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and Number 10 Downing St.

‘We see the people who work with us as our single most important resource. Our organisation simply would not exist without the talent, energy and professionalism they bring. We aim to recruit and retain the best people who are personally and professionally committed to make a positive difference to the built environment. This is the way to guarantee our continued success into the future’

- CEO Dr Peter Bonfield OBE FREng

About the Division:

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.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/08/2017 Ref No:455


Electronics Test Technician

Do you want to work for a world-leading research establishment?

Do you have a passion for leading change in safety, security or sustainability?

Do you want to be a part of building a better future?

Do you want to work with world-leading experts?

…if so, BRE is the right place for you!

 

 

 

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/08/2017 Ref No:454


Commercial Lawyer

BRE are looking for an experienced Commercial Lawyer to join the UK business at our Head Office in Watford.  This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified lawyer to develop their career, with a role covering all areas of the organisation

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:31/08/2017 Ref No:452


Customer Insight & Research Executive

The Customer Insight & Research Executive will be a key member of the Marketing team at BRE. Their main role is to support the Head of Customer Insight & Research in analysing customer and market data, conducting desk research, and assisting with qualitative and quantitative research projects.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:28/09/2017 Ref No:453


IT Infrastructure Customer Experience Manager

The function of the IT Infrastructure Customer Experience Manager is to ensure that IT Infrastructure deliver a high-quality IT Service to BRE internal customers and that this service shows an incremental continuous improvement over time.

The IT Infrastructure Customer Experience Manager is responsible for the delivery of desktop & mobile infrastructure technology to all internal Customers (BRE staff, associates and approved contractors) and has responsibility for IT Service Desk Services. In effect they are the primary touch-point into IT for all our internal Customers.

The role will require excellent Customer focus and Customer Service skills, as well as a good working knowledge of ITIL Service Management processes and technical User Endpoint management skills to ensure BRE’s PCs, Laptops, Mobile devices and other end-User IT devices comply with internal and external standards such as ISO 27001.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:07/09/2017 Ref No:441


IT Infrastructure Project Manager

The primary function of the IT Infrastructure Project Manager is to ensure that IT infrastructure projects are delivered to the agreed scope, timescales and to the expected quality. The IT Infrastructure Project Manager will be required to define, structure, plan, manage and report on IT projects. The IT Infrastructure Project Manager will need to be able to manage multiple small / medium projects from inception to delivery, to tight timescales using a matrix management style.

While the role does not require ‘hands-on’ technical delivery, a broad understanding of; IT Infrastructure technologies, ITIL Service Management and Security best practice (ISO 27001) is essential. The role will require ‘hands-on’ delivery of project based deliverables, such as scope & requirements documents, purchasing tenders, product evaluations & recommendations, as well as project budget, plans, status reports and RAID logs.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:07/09/2017 Ref No:440


Learning and Development Manager

ROLE PURPOSE:  

To embed a culture of learning and development across the organisation, supporting progress through a consolidated approach to the design and delivery of programmes and initiatives which help colleagues realise their potential and gear the performance of the business to achieve the strategic aims.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:15/09/2017 Ref No:413


Assessments Engineer

We have a position available for a Consultant with experience in the fire assessment of construction product sectors such as fire rated ductwork, fire doors, fire protection of steelwork and /or compartmentation.

Location: Garston, Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/08/2017 Ref No:406


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