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Please see below for a current list of vacancies.

Clerk of Works

London and Home Counties

ICWCI registered Clerk of Works required for new build, refurbishment and re-cladding work in London and the Home Counties.

Experience is essential however terms and conditions may be flexible.

Please send a CV or short resume to for the attention of Lee Brazier.

Head of Special Projects

Location: Hale Village, London, N17

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £64,975 per annum plus opportunity to earn up to 5% performance related pay

Newlon Housing Trust is a successful charitable housing association and one of the major providers of new affordable housing in north and east London.

In this important role in Newlon’s senior management team, you will represent the Property Services Department and take the lead in managing and developing the Special Projects Team.

With responsibility for the control of major, largescale refurbishment projects within Newlon’s existing stock, including all fire safety-related major works projects, you will liaise with the Assistant Director, stakeholders, residents and contractors and provide end-to-end project management for the projects, from initial investigations through to building remediation and potential Court or Arbitration matters. You will ensure each individual project runs as smoothly as possible, is delivered on time and within budget, and to Newlon’s usual high standard.

With substantial professional experience as a Surveyor, Construction Manager or similar, and a relevant qualification at Level 4 or above, you will have a proven management background with the ability to lead a team of professionals and deliver substantial planned maintenance works programmes and complex construction projects. You will have first class project management and communication skills, along with sound knowledge of housing property law, industry standards and property related health and safety. You will ideally have membership of a relevant professional body such as ICWCI, RICS, CIOB or CIH, and you must be able to travel easily from site to site so use of a vehicle would also be an advantage.

In return, you can expect 27 days holiday, a non-contributory pension, excellent benefits and a flexi scheme.  You’ll also be working out of purpose-built offices that form part of the award-winning Hale Village regeneration project, and are situated just two minutes’ walk from the major transport interchange at Tottenham Hale.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website:


Closing date: 23:59pm, Sunday 13 November 2022.


Online assessments will be held - Wednesday 16 to Sunday 20 November 2022.


Interviews will be held - Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 December 2022.

Newlon Housing Trust is a charitable housing association and a committed Equal Opportunities employer.


No agencies please.

Clerk of Works




An independent boarding school for boys aged 13 to 18



Fixed term contract until 31 August 2027 with the option to extend for one or two further years.

Full time, office based, average of 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 depending on experience


The role:  The Clerk of Works is a new role, and the successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to be part of an exciting period of transformation, supporting the delivery of a range of interesting and challenging construction projects at Harrow School. You will be responsible for regularly inspecting construction sites focusing on workmanship, quality, compliance with the building contract, specification and drawings, employers’ requirements, health and safety, progress in accordance with the contract programme and coordinating activities, supporting the main contractor who is responsible for forward planning and executing works always minimising impact on business-as-usual activities. You will report to the Head of Capital Development and maintain regular contact with colleagues, the Employer’s Agent/Contract Administrator, design team and main contractor working across a diverse range of interesting and challenging projects.

The skills: Your post qualification experience and knowledge as a Clerk of Works, working on large-scale and complex projects in the UK construction industry, will be invaluable, enabling you to build and maintain positive authoritative relationships with contractors, delivering high quality and compliant construction projects in a live operational environment.  Your training, CSCS and SSSTS or SMSTS qualifications combined with a range of skills including attention to detail and accurate record keeping will enable you to produce exemplary inspection reports, that are informative, adding value, facilitating a focus on safety, quality, compliance, and progress with minimal impact on normal school operations. You will enjoy being part of a small, professional team responsible for delivering an exciting, ambitious, and inspiring capital development programme at Harrow School.


The benefits include:

  • Free lunch.
  • Free parking.
  • Automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme.
  • Use of the School’s sports facilities such as the swimming pool, gym, and running track.
  • Subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.


The environment:
Harrow School is situated within a beautiful site in Harrow on the Hill, northwest London, and is one of the best-known schools in the world, with around 840 pupils. The Estates Team comprises 60 staff members providing an important and vital role keeping the school estate maintained and operational whilst delivering important improvements through a range of construction projects which form part of the Estate Master Plan. The Estates Department is split in two primary functions: Estates and Grounds, and Capital Development.  The Head of Estates and Grounds is responsible for building and grounds maintenance and the Head of Capital Development is responsible for the successful delivery of all major construction projects.

How to apply: For a detailed job description and application form visit For any questions email the HR department at If you are interested in applying for this position, please register on our online portal using the link above, complete the online application form and attach a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role considering the job description and person specification. Please do not submit a curriculum vitae because this will not be considered.

Closing date for applications:  Sunday 13 November 2022

Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are important to us at Harrow. We believe in diversity of thought and actively welcome anyone regardless of their background to bring their valuable and relevant skills to our community.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service, and it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. No member of staff will be able to start until these checks are complete and this process takes, on average, a month. Please plan accordingly.

Project Site Engineer

Property and Construction, Civil and Structural Engineering, FCDO Services

£52,530 - £66,300 plus excellent benefits including Civil Service pension

You’re an excellent problem solver and an even better communicator. Someone with extensive construction site management experience and a recognised construction qualification. And you’re an expert in health and safety in construction. So have you ever considered taking your career to a global level?

At FCDO Services, you could do your job, bigger. We protect the UK’s interests around the world. We design and construct secure government buildings. We courier diplomatic packages across continents. We help earthquake-proof embassies. We review records of historical importance. And a whole lot more besides. As a Project Site Engineer, you’ll be a representative to our customers – overseas and across the UK – ensuring they receive the best possible service.

Manage site projects that protect the UK’s best interests

You’ve delivered a wealth of construction projects, so you’ll have no issue managing all building and related works. This will include everything from inspecting workmanship and quality, to monitoring contractors’ health and safety on site. You’ll inspect and report on all works, including disputes and critical issues, providing feedback throughout the entire project. And, as well as liaising with ambassadors and contractors, you’ll also report directly to customers on project progress. That’s why you’ll be easy to work with, reliable, responsive, and great at building relationships.

Carry out key administration tasks that support work of national importance

You’ve got strong knowledge and experience with construction administration, so you’ll be comfortable creating and reviewing contracts, budgets, architectural drawings and design documents. This role includes lots of overseas travel and work on sites across the UK, so you’ll be excited to work all over the world. What’s more, you love to get struck in, so you’ll be ready to get hands-on at sites, taking measurements and samples to make sure work meets specification and quality standards.

Develop the skills you need to help people everywhere

When you join us, you’ll be contributing to protecting the nation’s interests at home and overseas. How will we help you in return? Well, you’ll receive a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement and Civil Service pension. Plus, when you travel, all your expenses will be paid, you’ll receive a diplomatic service allowance and a cost-of-living allowance. And depending on the country you’ve travelled to you’ll also receive hazardous condition pay. Above all, it’s a chance to join a team with rare impact, using your skills to help us protect people, information and assets around the world. In short, it’s your job, bigger.

Every single colleague must be security cleared before joining us. If you’re successful in your application, we’ll ask you to undergo our vetting process to achieve Developed Vetting (DV) clearance. You can find out more about vetting on our website:

To find out more about this role, our benefits and organisation, visit

To apply for this role please visit:

Closing date: 7th October 2022

It takes a diverse team to protect a diverse world

The vital work we do takes an incredible community of colleagues, with different skills, backgrounds, cultures and identities. We support every individual, so that you always know you’re welcome and valued. It’s what makes us a Disability Confident employer. And why we’re recognised as a ‘Carer Confident’ workplace. And it’s how you know you’re joining an inspiring, inclusive organisation.




Day to Day Repairs Manager

Hale Village, London, N17

Newlon Housing Trust is a successful charitable housing association and one of the major providers of new affordable housing in north and east London.

We have an opportunity for an experienced manager to lead our Day to Day Repairs team in the provision of a resident-centred repairs service.

With a BTEC/SQA National Award, or higher, in a Building/Construction discipline, you will have proven experience in a Building Surveyor Quality Manager, Site Inspector or Clerk of Works role, and will ideally be a member of ICWCI, RICS, ARB or the CIOB.

For further information, please visit:

Closing date: 23 October 2022 at 23:59.

No agencies please.

Estate and Facilities Manager

Wells Cathedral


Estate and Facilities Manager

Wells Cathedral

Permanent, Full-time

As Estates and Facilities Manager you will have responsibility for the maintenance and conservation of the fabric of the Cathedral building and the wider cathedral estate. 

You will have a passion for working with historic buildings and conservation and have or be  willing to undertake, building conservation accreditation.  You will be an experienced project manager with a good working knowledge of historic building construction, current conservation practice and a wide range of repair methods. You will be experienced in built estate management and facilities maintenance experience.

You will possess excellent communication skills and a creative approach to developing practical solutions.  Leading a small close-knit team of in-house maintenance staff, you will be able to balance coordinating multiple projects promptly and efficiently.

To apply please visit our website to download a copy of the job details and application form:

Closing Date:  11 November by 12noon

Interview Date: 30 November 2022

Clerk of Works

Sentinel Construction Compliance (Jersey) Limited


Sentinel Construction Compliance (Jersey) Limited is a leading provider of Health and Safety, Clerk of Work and HSPC duties here in Jersey, Channel Islands. The business continues to secure significant appointments with major private clients, Government, States and Parish bodies in all areas from housing and apartment schemes, hospital, nursing and care facility providers, sports stadia and facilities, airport and ferry facilities, office refurbishments through to high net-worth clients extending or starting afresh. 


We are seeking a qualified and experienced CoW to support our expansion for which we offer an attractive salary, relocation package and subsistence allowance. For the right candidate there is opportunity to become a Director with the further benefits this will bring. A start for the right candidate by the end of June or sooner is our aim. Following a review of CV's, selected candidate interviews will then be held on-line with a further weekend invite to Jersey planned leading towards a final interview and decision for the chosen candidates. Closing date for applications is noon 10th June 2022 - written CV by email preferred to address given.


Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence or equivalent and ideally have use of their own transport when in Jersey. As this is a licenced recruitment (Government approved for off-island appointment), the candidate must obtain a satisfactory DBS check before an offer of full employment can be given. This process may be requested to be commenced early in the selection process - the cost of which will be reimbursed to those candidates.



Clerk of Works / Site Inspector

Various sites - London

Commensurate with experience + Bonus + Benefits

Clerk of Works: As a result of a number of exciting, long-term contract wins, a fantastic opportunity now exists to join a positive, energetic and forward thinking multi-disciplinary private practice, with a number of unique employee benefits and the opportunity to work on some truly fulfilling projects with high-profile industry leading clients and professional, like-minded colleagues.

Over the last two years Capital have seen extensive growth in their business which will enable new and existing employees to develop both professionally and personally within a progressive and dynamic business for the next decade and beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist and work with the Capital Project Management and Contract Administration Teams engaged on large scale Refurbishment and external Repair Projects, including major Cladding Remediation Contracts.
  • To provide Clerk of Works/Site Inspector services, including Site inspections and Reporting.

Skills & Experiences

  • Member of the Institute of Clerk of Works or other Building Construction related qualification.  
  • Experience in the construction industry at Site Management level or as Clerk of Works relevant to specific contracts, either working for Consultants or Local Authorities/Housing Associations.
  • IT Competent (Microsoft Office - Word and Excel).
  • Works collaboratively within a team whilst also being able to work independently when required.

Capital will ensure you have all the support you’ll need to take your career to the next level. In addition to a highly competitive salary, a benefits package including flexible working (designed to fit around childcare or similar existing commitments) and a re-location package for those candidates not currently based in the South East or who would need to move location to take up employment is also available. Capital is dedicated to providing opportunities for ambitious people to grow within the business and develop their career path through the company up to Partner and Director level. Apply now!

For further details visit:

or to email to apply or request further information:

Clerk of Works

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire


A new, exciting Clerk of Works vacancy to work for a successful QS and PM Consultancy. You will be responsible for inspecting and reporting on residential projects all over Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

Your employer is a market leading professional quantity surveying and project management consultancy that has a fantastic reputation providing long term Clerk of Works services to social housing providers that want the highest standards of construction from their housebuilding contractors and supply chain.

Applications from Members of the Institute of Clerk of Works and Construction Inspectorate ICWCI are highly welcome.

Project Details

The main responsibility of a Clerk of Works will be to undertake regular inspections of construction work, such as residential developments to monitor progress and quality, verifying compliance with contractual drawings.

Projects will largely be new build and refurbishment projects and there is strong emphasis within this role towards projects in the residential sector.

The business deals projects nationwide but are specifically looking to hire a Clerk of Works who can manage sites around Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire area.

The hiring company is looking for candidates to carry out the role on a permanent PAYE basis only.

Driving license for this role is essential.

For further information:


Clerk of Works

Harlow Council


Service: Housing

Location: Civic Centre

Post Number: TS0002X

Hours: 37.5 per week (including 30 minutes to be used towards the shut down between Christmas and New Year)

Harlow Council currently manages capital investment, repairs, and maintenance and compliance services for nearly 10,000 homes, 2,400 leasehold properties and a number of light industrial, shops, offices, community buildings and leisure facilities.

As part of the success they have invested over £100 million in assets to provide better homes and more modern commercial premises for residents and lessees. Its journey of transformation in the past few years has been remarkable.

As a Clerk of Works you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in the production of position statements on relevant technical guidance
  • Develop, maintain and contribute to the improved culture of planned and preventative maintenance, including the gathering of SCS data.
  • Carry out site inspections of building related works, and ensure strictest standards of quality, safety, timeliness and satisfaction.
  • Evaluate site and trade specific method statements and risk assessments, productivity schedules and levels of resources allocated to the projects and programmes.
  • Assist the role of Project Manager in overseeing and monitoring contractor’s performance.
  • Observation and enter into dialogue with contractors, and communicate the same to resident liaison representatives.

You’ll have experience in the oversight of quality, safety, timeliness and satisfaction of projects and programmes of improvements, and monitoring the performance of contractors and their subcontractors, that deliver positive and meaningful changes to the quality and standard of our domestic and non-domestic property assets, with a good understanding of Safety, Health and Environmental (CDM15) requirements.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bob Purton, Operations Manager, on 01279 446995

Contact Harlow, Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, College Square, Harlow, Essex CM20 1WG


Senior Clerk of Works

Affordable housing developments in the Surrey or South West London region

A Senior Clerk of Works/Quality Control Inspector with detailed knowledge and experience in fire control measures and Building Regulations is needed to inspect affordable housing developments in the Surrey or South West London region.

Applications from Members of the Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate (ICWCI) are highly welcome.


Project Details

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Clerk of Works (Quality Control Inspector) to join employers friendly and professional team. They are looking for someone who can start immediately to cover the Surrey and South west London region.

Experience in affordable housing development is ideal, along with detailed knowledge and experience in: 

Fire control measures

Building Regulations

British Standards requirements and compliance. 

The successful candidate must hold a full, clean driving licence and have access to a vehicle. 

For further details: