Clerk of Works

  • £250 - 350 per day + Negotiable DOE
  • Merseyside, England
  • Contract

Job Title: Interim Clerk of Works

Location: Merseyside, UK

Duration: Interim, 3-6 months

Pay: Inside IR35 – Negotiable DOE


As the Interim Clerk of Works, you will be responsible for monitoring the activities of the Council's contractors engaged in construction projects across various sectors, including education, corporate, and leisure. Your role will involve ensuring that construction work meets specified standards and adheres to relevant regulations. You will maintain accurate records of on-site activities and collaborate closely with the commercial design and project management team to deliver successful outcomes.


Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor the work of contractors engaged in construction projects across education, corporate, and leisure sectors, ensuring compliance with project specifications, drawings, and quality standards.
  • Conduct regular inspections of construction sites to verify that workmanship, materials, and methods are in accordance with contractual requirements and industry best practices.
  • Document and report any deviations from project plans or specifications, as well as any quality or safety concerns, to the project management team.
  • Maintain detailed records of on-site activities, including progress reports, inspection reports, and non-conformance reports.
  • Collaborate closely with the commercial design and project management team to resolve any issues or discrepancies identified during site inspections.



  • Previous experience as a Clerk of Works or similar role, preferably within a local authority or construction consultancy.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and techniques, with a focus on education, corporate, and leisure projects.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively liaise with contractors, project managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Sound understanding of relevant regulations, standards, and codes of practice related to construction projects.
  • Relevant qualifications in construction management, building surveying, or a related field would be advantageous.


How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please apply now with your CV and contact Joe O’Halloran at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200 ASAP.

Joe O’Halloran Senior Consultant

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