Clerk of Works – Construction

Full Time Permanent

UK Jobs Board

Clerk of Works – Construction


£35,067 – £37,491 per annum

Full Time, Permanent

Our client is an award winning ALMO (Arm's Length Management Organisation). They are a not-for-profit company set up in 2008 to deliver high quality housing services for residents living in Tower Hamlets.

They have travelled a long way in the past few years and have built a strong track record in improving our performance and delivering quality services to our residents and communities. This was a major factor in the recent decision of their sole shareholder (the London Borough of Tower Hamlets) to extend their management agreement by a further eight years from July 2020. Following this decision, they have shaped a new business plan – Create Great – to give them focus over the coming years.

They are now recruiting an experienced multi-trade Clerk of Works with extensive experience in Building Services to join their Capital Programme Delivery Team on a permanent basis, and who will have responsibility for quality control of their Investment Works Programme.

With around 21,000 Council managed housing properties, and to be successful in this role a candidate will be able to demonstrate.

Good experience of working within the field of construction and extensive experience in Building Services. Crucially with the ability to effectively inspect, monitor and report on multiple programs of work and communicate between surveyors, project managers, stakeholders, teams, and clients.

Knowledge of contract administration and the ability to detect good workmanship, quality and materials which do not conform to the client’s standards, specifications, and building regulations.

Ability to undertake site quality inspections, providing relevant quality, snagging and condition reports, processing handover of works from contractors, issuing site instructions for works.

Building strong relationships with our residents, colleagues, contractors, consultants, and other key stakeholders.

Would you like to help them create thriving, safe and sustainable neighbourhoods where residents can be proud of their homes, respect one another, and realise their potential?

If you have the desire and ambition to make a positive difference to our residents, they would very much like to hear from you.

Candidate General Requirements:

The successful candidates will have job specific qualifications and relevant experience.

Candidates should have excellent customer care skills when meeting and communicating with their residents and other relevant contacts.

Additional Information

In return for you choosing to work with them, they will offer you a range of great benefits, including:


26 days’ paid holiday each year, plus 8 bank holidays


A fantastic defined benefit, career-average pension scheme.


Amazing commercial discounts, including discounts at many gyms, shops, and restaurants.


Cycle to Work scheme.


Your voice heard through our staff forum and networking groups for women and LGBT staff.


Newly refurbished offices, with free tea, coffee and fruit, multi-faith, and shower facilities.


Interest-free season ticket and new technology loans.

The Selection Process

The selection process will include assessment and interview through Teams

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2021

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 12th July 2021

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