Senior Clerk of Works

Posted 25 October 2023
Salary £34.98 - 34.98 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Property
Contact NameMelanie Cole

Job description

Senior Clerk of Works
£35p/h Umbrella Rate (Inside IR35)
3 Months Initially (with view for extension)
PART TIME - 25 hours
What will you do?
Reporting to Capital Works Quality Manager, you will work with a team of Clerks of Works, and responsible for providing a Clerk of Works service in connection with Islington Council's programme of capital and cyclical works. The works will be undertaken by a contractor appointed under a NHF or other bespoke contract.
·Provide a Clerk of Works service across the full range of work undertaken by Islington Council and occasionally deputise for the Capital Works Quality Manager.
·Agree joint quality control procedures with the constructor/contractor in accordance with Islington's requirements and audit such procedures and records to ensure that quality control inspections are effective and efficient.
·Maintain a critical but constructive relationship with the contractor's supervisory staff.
·Examine specifications and drawings and ensure that any aspects which are not satisfactory are rectified.
·Carry out site visits at least weekly, to all sites to ensure that materials, construction standards and site practices meet Islington Council's requirements, prepare a Health and Safety report.
·Inspect finished work.
·Prepare specification.
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:  
·UK Resident
·Experience working in housing for a local authority or other social housing provider is essential.
·Recognised construction - related qualification to at least HNC or HND level with a demonstrable record of accomplishment as a Clerk of Works or Surveyor on large and moderately complex projects.
·Experience in managing the quality of large-scale capital expenditure projects on residential buildings.
What to do next?
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join