Resource & Development Co-Ordinator

We are recruiting:

Resource & Development Co-Ordinator

LOCATION: Office based at Amber Court, 51 Church Street, Elsecar, Barnsley, S74 8HT
HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

About the role


Hickton Quality Control is the UK’s largest provider of Clerk of Works services. Based within our Head
Office in South Yorkshire, we require an ambitious and organised individual to manage all client
enquiries and potential opportunities from inception to the contract renewal strategy stage.
Hickton Quality Control is seeking a motivated and organised Resource & Development Co-ordinator to
join our dynamic Team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the pipeline of
resourcing is secured, keeping up to date with market trends to ensure our job packages are
competitive and relevant. The candidate will be responsible for the competence of the on site team,
working closely with the resource team to identify gaps in competence and work on strategy to
improve this.

Desirable attributes

+ Excellent Literacy and language skills
+ Quality writing ability.
+ Excellent communication and negotiation skills
+ Research skills
+ Understanding of project requirements
+ Working to tight deadlines
+ Strategic thinking
+ Confident decision making
+ Ability to process data quickly and effectively.
+ Ability to present information that is concise, consistent and correct.
+ Keen eye for accuracy and detail.

Roles and responsibilities

+ To act as the first point of contact for all on site staff applicants
+ Liaise with the resource team regarding their recruitment needs. Work with the forecast and
Head of operations to ensure pipeline of clerks is strategically planned.
+ Assist, alongside the marketing team, with the drafting of job descriptions adverts and
posting vacancies on social media.
+ Keep up to date internal ‘CV library’ and keep in continual contact with all clerks, active and
+ Sourcing new Clerk of Works and interviewing them (with technical support). Checking CV
Library, Indeed and LinkedIn for new clerks.
+ Arrange interviews for potential Clerk of Works.
+ To produce and distribute all on-boarding documentation for new starters.
+ Ensuring inductions and audits are carried out for new starters
+ Create and maintain all the documentation for the onboarding process
+ Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts (HR support)
+ Assess performance of Clerk of Works and carry out appraisals
+ Support all new clerks throughout the first 3 months of their Hickton career before handing
over to regional resource manager
+ Managing rates agreed with on-site staff supported by our commercial team
+ Manage the recruitment process across Hickton Quality Control to ensure the workforce
suits workload levels.
+ Update monthly KPI’s on report
+ Create development opportunities for the existing clerks to ensure that competence within
the team matchings the need
+ Support existing clerks with training needs to ensure the quality of our performance on site
+ Stay to date with the market to ensure we are competitive and relevant in our job packages
+ Keep up to date and develop the competence matrix to support quality on site


This job description only contains the main duties relating to this post and does not describe in detail
all the duties required to carry them out, and there will be an expectation that the post holder will
carry out other duties that reasonably fall within the general nature of the level of responsibility of
the post. The responsibilities contained within this job description are subject to annual review and
may need to be adjusted in line with service developments.

Why join our group?


Hickton Group comprises several individual businesses. Group structure continues our ambition to be a leading multi-disciplinary provider of quality inspection and consultancy services in the construction sector. Being part of the Group means that there is a coordinated approach to Commercial Business, Marketing, Resourcing, Finance, Business Support, Operations and Corporate Governance, to provide technical excellence and exceptional service to our clients. This provides greater opportunities to work for a larger Group of companies, giving you continuous growth in your development plans and careers. 

We employ people who embrace and deliver our core Group values: Quality, Client Focus, Honesty, Integrity, Competency, Teamwork, Development, Accountability and Exceptional Service. 

If this sounds like a team that you would like to be part of, in return we will provide the following: 

Competitive salary
Health cover
Enhanced employer pension contributions
Holiday accrual scheme

Hickton Quality Control

Amber Court
51 Church Street
South Yorkshire
S74 8HT



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