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Clerk of Works - JN 72769

  • Location:

    Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £180 - £210 per day

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022021-72769_1616683907

  • Published:

    25 March 2021

  • Expiry date:

    24 May 2021

Cobalt are working with a NHS Trust in Buckinghamshire to recruit an interim Clerk of Works, paying £180-210 per day LTD rate (inside IR35, via umbrella company) depending on experience. This will be an initial 6-12 month contract with a view to extend.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the quality and safety of work on the construction site of a £15 Children's Unit project, ensuring the built environment is of the highest quality compliant with HTM and HBN guidelines, reporting to the Head of Capital Projects.

You will have/be able to:

  • Professional qualification in Multi-disciplinary Construction and Membership of ICoW, CIOB, RICS (or similar).

  • Broad and significant experience of construction processes for capital works.

  • Carry out regular inspections of ongoing construction, ensuring contractors are working in compliance with specification, design information, agreed programme, contractual obligation and legislation.

  • Assist the Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor to manage contracts and maintain contractual and fiscal control to completion of the project.

  • Effective communication skills to deal with key stakeholders and NHS staff across the Trust.

  • Analyse complex construction and engineering problems rapidly and respond quickly through integration of commercial acumen and technical knowledge.

  • Previous site-based experience of design and installation criteria for building engineering services.

  • Ensure that the Health & Safety on the construction sites are adhered to.

  • On completion of all projects, manage and coordinate the training of the in-house estates and FM teams to ensure safe use and operation of all systems and equipment.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in greater detail, please contact Amelia Wild on 020 7478 2519.