Clerk of Works (Fixed Term Contract)

Newport, Shropshire
£27,025 - £29,515 per annum
11 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Harper Adams University is looking for a Clerk of Works to join the estates team on a fixed term contract to deliver a landmark building for the new Harper and Keele University Joint Vets School to be responsible for site inspection to see that the construction works are to the highest standards of workmanship and keep to programme.

The individual appointed will be an experienced construction professional with a track record of working on projects between £5m to £10m using both traditional and modern building materials with a good eye for detail. They will be diligent in monitoring construction activities and able to provide succinct reports to the University. They will have excellent communication and team working skills, able to build relationships to deliver a successful project in partnership with contractors and consultants.

Reporting directly to the Head of Estates and Facilities, they will be based at the rural campus close to the Shropshire market town of Newport. The campus is set in beautiful countryside but only 15 minutes easy commute from Telford, 30 minutes from Shrewsbury or Stafford and 40 minutes from Stoke on Trent or Wolverhampton.

Harper Adams is a high quality, leading UK Higher Education institution focused on the land-based and food supply-chain sectors with an important national role in these areas. This role offers the opportunity to work on an exciting new building in a beautiful setting which will transform the University campus.

Application Procedure:

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Interviews will be week commencing 8 July 2019.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.  This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. 

This post is unlikely to meet the relevant criteria to allow the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship.  Applications from candidates who require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered against the requirements stated in the recruitment documentation. Recruitment decisions will be made in accordance with the UK Visas and Immigration guidance.