Clerk of Works

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£40,854 - £49,503 per annum
Wandsworth High Street, London
Job Type
Full Time

Job Title- Clerk of Works

Salary Range - PO3 (£40,854 - £49,503) per annum

Permanent – Full time (36 hour)

Location- Reed House, Frogmore Depot

The Major Works Section is seeking a Clerk of Works to monitor and report on the Client Housing and Regeneration Departments building contracts, involving multi-trade work to occupied residential properties, using both traditional and non-traditional forms of contract. Projects include new build housing, major estate refurbishments and cyclic maintenance with an annual budget in excess of £30M.

About the role 

Existing experience of the role is preferred but applications will be particularly welcome from construction supervisors with relevant technical knowledge and background experience of quality control and health and safety on site.  

You will also need to be able to communicate effectively with tenants, leaseholders, contractors and consultants.

This position is integral to ensuring the Housing & Regeneration Department continues to achieve its high-quality standards of work during the current period of dynamic change within the borough and presents an exciting opportunity for professional development.

The post attracts Car User Allowance, for which you must hold a current conviction free driving licence and use of a car insured for business purposes.  

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Experience of clerking and monitoring building contracts on occupied property, particularly to residential properties.
  • Experience with the interpretation of specifications, drawings and contract administrators’ instructions.
  • Experience of the implementation and control of Health & Safety Legislation in respect of a major works project.
  • Ability to keep accurate records, including schedules and Clerk of works daily reports.
  • Ability to be firm, direct but sympathetic to the needs of the contract and the residents.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Sunday 19th May 2024

Shortlisting Date: W/C 20th May 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Useful Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan. For more details, please click here

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This role expires 09/06/2024.
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