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Assistant Construction Officer

£21,748 - £24,491 per year (ERYC Grade 6/7, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience)
Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA
Closing date
Job closes on 23 May
Interview date
Interviews are Week commencing 14 June
Service area
Service area: Construction Management
Job reference
Job reference: INFR001027
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The job itself

You are invited to apply for the position of Assistant Construction Officer within the Construction Management Services Group (CMS) within the Council. The Group comprises four teams: Construction Management, Framework Management; Commercial Management; Construction Safety Management.  This is a permanent position within the Commercial Management Team based at County Hall in Beverley.

CMS delivers a programme of procurement and project management activities relating to servicing, infrastructure, maintenance, building and consultancy contracts.  The group also procures and manages the regional construction framework agreements that form part of YORhub.  Further information relating to the details of these frameworks can be found on the website

Working mainly in the Commercial Management Team you will assist with activities defined in the YORhub marketing strategy to promote YORhub construction frameworks, and to support ongoing business development.

You may also be involved with the establishment and management of YORhub frameworks and supporting its social value outcomes, and may be required to assist officers with other aspects of the Group’s work as necessary.

Candidates are sought who:

  • have basic knowledge/understanding or interest in the construction industry;
  • have an awareness of marketing strategies and methods;
  • can liaise and consult with a range of colleagues and service users, including clients and suppliers;
  • have strong oral and written communication skills;
  • can help with administrative support in the arrangements of events and meetings;
  • have IT knowledge and experience mainly in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
  • are flexible and able to attend meetings and work additional hours when required;
  • are willing to undertake further training to progress within the team;
  • preferably, are aware of elements such as website content management, desktop publishing, project management, and procurement activities and processes.

Applicants will be assessed on their levels of qualifications, knowledge and experience, are required to have a good standard of general education, or be actively studying for BTEC Level 3 or equivalent in a construction-related field. Applicants must demonstrate how they meet all of the essential criteria.

For further detailed information for the application form, please refer to the Employee Specification and Job Outline.


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Julie Crawford
Senior Construction Officer
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