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Clerk of Works

University of Oxford - Hertford College

Location: Oxford
Salary: £42,149 to £54,943
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th September 2021
Closes: 27th September 2021

Hertford College seeks to appoint a Clerk of Works, to manage its Maintenance Team and to oversee the upkeep and development of its property portfolio within the city of Oxford. Reporting to the Domestic Bursar, they will contribute to the formulation and development of the College’s continuing estates strategy, support the implementation of refurbishment plans and redevelopments across the College’s residential and non-residential sites. The Clerk of Works will have responsibility for managing reactive maintenance and fabric repairs, and for implementing Health & Safety recommendations in compliance with legislation and best practice. The post holder will be the College’s key interface with a range of external consultants, advisers and contractors, and responsible for communicating information internally to stakeholders and colleagues in relation to building plans and works.

The College owns or leases over 20 residential and non-residential properties throughout the city, with over 500 bedrooms and associated facilities in addition to the chapel, teaching, meeting, catering, sports facilities, quadrangles and gardens.

The successful candidate will possess a broad wealth of experience in the planning and delivery of site maintenance and build project tasks. A background in engineering, project management, facilities management, and/or construction would be essential. Experience in conducting maintenance and repairs of historic or heritage-listed properties would be highly desirable. The Clerk of Works will be expected to possess excellent budgetary, people management, communication and technical skills, including great proficiencies in general IT applications.

To see the application documents as well as the Further Particulars please click here.

Closing Date: 9am on Monday 27th September 2021.

Interviews will be held from w/c 4th and 11th October 2021.

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