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Clerks of Works Vacancies


Please see below for a current list of vacancies.

Property Litigation Surveyor

Contract: Full-time, two year fixed term contract

Salary: £46,719 pa plus eligibility for performance related pay

Location: 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.

In this role, you will play a leading role in managing the surveying function in property litigation and complaint cases, acting as a proactive liaison between customers and other departments and ensuring that cases are dealt with in a timely and proactive manner. You will write in-depth inspection reports, schedule of loss and photographic schedules for all legal cases and act as Newlon’s expert witness in court.

Overseeing works related to legal cases, you will manage the delivery of agreed repairs and improvements to properties and maintain and manage the stock condition and asset databases, providing accurate and insightful information on stock condition and future investment requirements.

You will need to be a Chartered RICS Surveyor with proven experience of preparing expert reports and of acting as an expert witness in court. You will also need to have substantial post graduate experience of working in residential property asset management and maintenance and have a track record of successful budget and programme management.

Up to date and in-depth knowledge of housing law and regulations is essential, along with excellent knowledge of Health and Safety standards relating to the property industry and the ability to manage a range of contractors and work positively and effectively with customers who have raised complaints.

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: 23:59 on Sunday 19 March 2023.

Online assessments will be held between Friday 24 and Monday 27 March 2023.

Interviews will be held at the Newlon Head Office on Tuesday 4 or Wednesday 5 April 2023.

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

No agencies please.

Assistant Director – Major Projects

Contract: Full-time, Permanent


Salary: £73,400 per annum plus opportunity to earn up to 5% performance related pay

Location: 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 a highly experienced professional to contribute to our corporate goals and play a lead role in the Property Services team.

With responsibility for the strategic development, management and control of major capital defects projects, including fire safety remediation works and large scale refurbishment works within Newlon’s existing housing stock, you will provide Newlon and its customers with cost effective, high quality and customer focussed investment programmes.

With a relevant qualification at Level 4 or above, and preferably membership of a relevant professional body, you will have extensive experience as a surveyor or similar and excellent leadership skills. A proven ability to deliver substantial planned maintenance works programmes and complex construction projects to residential properties is also essential, along with the flexibility to travel from site to site on a regular basis.

We are looking for someone who can bring a fresh pair of experienced eyes and take the lead on finding ways to improve our service goals. If this sounds like you, please visit our website to find out more.

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: 23:59 on Monday 27 February 2023

Online assessments will be held between Friday 3 and Monday 6 March 2023

Interviews will be held in-person at our office in Hale Village on Friday 10 March 2023

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

Clerk of Works Vacancies

MTVH - Housing Developer

MTVH are a leading developer delivering new homes across London, the South East, East Midlands and East England. Over the next 10 years, we will develop close to 10,000 new homes through a mix of regeneration and land led development.

We are looking for Clerk of Works (ICWCI Accredited) to provide high-quality professional quality control inspection services to the Development Directorate. Experience of inspecting for defects during works in progress, reporting findings & snagging is required.

Further information can be found on our recruitment website:

Clerk of Works

Harrow School


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.

Please use the following link for further information and to apply:
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 22 January 2023

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.

Clerk of Works - Part-Time Contract Role

Location: Teddington

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced Clerk of Works to join a new contract working on cutting edge research centre.

Our client is an established Chartered Build Surveyor consultancy with over three decades of experience in the industry. This new contract covers multiple refurbishment projects across a mixed-use commercial and industrial campus totalling approximately £2M value.

As Clerk of works your primary duty will be as the client’s eyes and ears on site undertaking inspections of work and producing regular reports. This will include ensuring works are on schedule; follow drawings and plans; and are compliant to client requirement.

This will be a part-time site based role, 2-3 days per week. The client can be fairly flexible with specific days each week to fit around other work of commitments.

What are we looking for?

  • Member ICWCI (ideally)
  • Building related qualification, HND or higher
  • Minimum 5 years relevant management level construction experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • PC literate, including producing reports

The client is ideally looking for a contractor working on self-employed basis as a sole trader or through their own private limited company.

Day rate: £300 (based on 8-hour working day) – negotiable based on experience

Planned Start Date: 09 January 2023

Duration: 6 months

If you are interested in this role please email Will Lockwood on or call GM Recruitment Office on 02082464270.

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!

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