Deputy Clerk of the Works

London (Greater)
Circa £63,000 + benefits
30 Aug 2018
01 Oct 2018
Job Type

Deputy Clerk of the Works

Circa £63,000 + benefits

Reference: 2984

Westminster Abbey is a living church, an architectural treasure encapsulating over 1,000 years of British history. The Abbey occupies a central place in the celebration of great events for the nation and attracts nearly two million worshippers and visitors each year. It is a place of outstanding national and international importance that demands the highest levels of maintenance, restoration, and new works, to preserve and enhance the fabric of the Abbey.

Reporting to the Clerk of the Works, you will be responsible for the highest standards of maintenance across the Abbey’s fabric and wider operational environment. You will ensure prudent construction and project management and support an agenda of change, through efficient working practices and contractor management. You will also take accountability for ensuring appropriate systems and processes are in place, to build standards of excellence and consistency of delivery in line with the Abbey’s values.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified professional, renowned for their expertise in the maintenance and conservation of highly complex listed buildings. You will have extensive knowledge of the key trades and building practices, coupled with a profound grasp of today’s health and safety systems and standards. You will be an able and practical programme manager with the people-management and communications skills to ensure effective relationships are maintained across the Abbey and beyond.

For more information regarding this unique role, and details of how to apply, please visit Should you wish to have a confidential discussion about the role, please call John Dodd on 0151 3425 244 or 07545 431 848.

The closing date for applications is 9am 1st October 2018.