Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1834
  • Website:
    http://www.ciob.org
  • Contact
    • The Chartered Institute of Building, 1 Arlington Square, Downshire Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom, RG12 1WA

About The Chartered Institute of Building

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. The organisation has a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society.

This means that the work they do really makes a difference not just to their members, but to anyone and everyone who is a user of the built environment - whether that be houses, schools, offices, hospitals or their infrastructure to name a few.

CIOB are thought leaders on topics such as modern slavery, mental health and quality within the construction industry. More than that, they have a fantastic group of people working for them who are passionate, committed and work incredibly hard to ensure that they achieve those goals. Everyone says how welcoming and friendly they are as an organisation, and they make sure all new employees feel part of Team CIOB.

Over the last couple of years, CIOB have reworked their induction process to cover the full first three months. Hiring managers set objectives for each month within this period and draw up a comprehensive programme to allow their new employees to meet their colleagues across the organisation and build up their knowledge both of the organisation and their role.


What is it like to work for The Chartered Institute of Building

My Manager
My Manager
CIOB encourage regular one-to-one's and team meetings for all managers. These are then measured through mid-year reviews and appraisals which incorporate a range of soft targets along with KPIs and outcome focused objectives which align with their Corporate Plan.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
CIOB have recently trained a group of mental health first aiders who are actively working on some activities aimed at supporting mental health, such as recognising National Stress Awareness Day with a Happiness Hour which will incorporate a range of activities including group walks, colouring and the opportunity to chat with colleagues over tea and biscuits. 
My Team
My Team
At recent away days, CIOB asked individuals to commit to both personal and team objectives to improve the way they communicate and interact with one another as individuals and as teams. They have then asked managers to commit to supporting their their teams to achieve these by making them a regular dialogue in team meetings moving forward.  

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    11

  • Staff:

    116

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Male : Female:

    18% / 82%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    29%

  • Average Age:

    44

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