Clerk of Works / Construction QM

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + + £6500 car

  • Contact:

    Ben Pascall

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • Client:


Our client are an independent construction contractor, who pride themselves on their reputation. They ensure that core values are embodied by each team member and have a real focus around continuous development and believe we offer a career of a lifetime.

They are now looking to expand their team in the North West with a dedicated Quality Delivery Manager that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and their culture. Reporting to the team leader for Quality Delivery, the successful candidate will drive a "right first-time" culture within the business and supply chain, in order to deliver defect free handovers and delight our clients on every project. For this role, we are keen to speak with experienced Site Managers, Quality Inspectors, and Clerk of Works.

Key responsibilities include:

* Review tender documents and report on quality risks, highlight applicable quality alerts.
* Support work winning by providing written responses on quality development where required.
* Provide support to Design Managers and Designers to ensure projects do not start without possession of the appropriate design.
* Audit Project Quality Plans and ensure that quality delivery feedback generated through the tender period is incorporated into the plan.

* Ensure that Project Quality Plans are in place and signed off in a timely manner.
* Check that the site team have scheduled out the appropriate quality delivery make ready and quality delivery checklists.
* Ensure that document control is being implemented and properly managed.
* Ensure that there is an efficient process in place for managing the clearance of defects in a timely manner such that defect free handovers are achieved.
* Carry out regular site audits across the business to ensure that it is proceeding in accordance with the Quality Plan and Quality delivery process. In particular, check the Plan is being managed in line with the programme of works.
* Defects are being recorded, cleared and signed off within suitable time scales.
* The works are being installed in accordance with the contract requirements.
* The works are suitably protected.
* Carry out regular inspections on all projects across the business in order to assist the team with identifying defects or potential defects.
* Raise awareness and support the creation of a defect free culture.
* Support the project teams in arranging for technical training and quality inspections where appropriate.
* Liaise with and support the Systems Compliance Manager with compliance checks and audits.

Post Construction:
* Work with the Customer Care team gathering information on post completion defects for feeding back into the Preconstruction and Operations teams.
* Work with the directors to arrange for a post contract review and ensure all quality related items raised at the review are fed back as above.

Essential and desirable criteria
Essential requirements:

* Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc) or equivalent
* Appropriate and current CSCS card and SMSTS certificate.
* Ability to accurately read construction programmes, drawings and technical specifications
* Use of Microsoft programmes ie Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
* In-depth experience and high-level knowledge of quality.
* Detailed understanding of all construction packages and methods of installation.
* Ability to research all methods and products, to ensure work is being carried out correctly.
* Appreciation of Supply Chain Partners and Suppliers and their influence upon the quality of the end product.
Desirable requirements:
* Relevant Degree desirable but not essential
* Working towards MCIOB

Interested? Please call Ben Pascall on 0161 707 1516 or email