Clerk of Works

Posted 20 February 2023
Salary £34.66 - 34.66 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Property
Contact NameMelanie Cole

Job description

Clerk of Works
£35p/h Umbrella Rate
Initial 3 Months
Inside IR35
Are you a qualified Clerk of Works with a proven record of accomplishment in the site-based delivery of housing upgrades / refurbishment schemes with Local Authorities or Housing providers looking for a new challenge with a people centric Local Authority?
If so, this 3-month rolling Local Authority Contact could give you just that.
What will you do?
Monitor and oversee work on site throughout the construction stage and completion of all projects in the Affordable Homes for Newham Programme. Key to this is delivering the Council's priorities, putting the people of Newham at the heart of all we do, specifically:
·Partnering with the multi-disciplinary team, in particular development team and design lead to ensure buildability of projects. This includes ensuring any possible maintenance issues are mitigated at design and build stage.
·Monitor and report consistently on works progress to Senior Construction Manager and Construction Managers, Design lead and other members of the Housing Delivery Team as appropriate.
·Engage with the Housing Delivery Team and Regeneration to understand business needs and assist with the development and implementation of individual service area sourcing plans.
·To act as an experienced and competent site inspector to expand the Council's Clerk of Works resource and to support the housing delivery and regeneration teams.
·Ensure Newham policies and the highest health and safety procedures are followed and met in projects signed off. This includes raising any potential safety issues immediately with Senior Management and advising on appropriate actions to mitigate any risk.
·Implement project monitoring and sign off procedures, leading to continuous improvement in final build outcomes across the Housing Delivery Team and Regeneration
What do you need?  
To be successful in your application for this role you will need to demonstrate the following on application and through the interview process:  
·An appropriate construction related degree level qualification or demonstrable experience of working in construction.
·Membership of a recognised institutional body is desirable but not essential.
·Proven track record of successfully clerking works within Construction in Local Authority/ registered provider, affordable housing, residential and public sector or a large complex organisation.
How will you benefit?
Should you be successful in securing this exciting opportunity, you will benefit from a 3-month rolling contract rates to be discussed based on qualification and experience level.
What to do next?
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a growing local authority. To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Melanie Cole 02393876088. To understand more about the role a JD is available upon request.