CDM Consultant / Principal Designer (Birmingham)

Job Title: CDM Consultant / Principal Designer (Birmingham)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - West Midlands, West Midlands - Birmingham
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + car
REF: 123156
Contact Name: Rayner Mason
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
A renowned multidisciplinary consultancy seeks a competent CDM Consultant / Principal Designer to join their Birmingham office and cover sites in the Midlands.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Carry out the duties of the Principal Designer in line with the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015.
  • Engage with clients and designers to positively influence, enhance and integrate health & safety / design risk management into the project team, design team meetings and the construction phase
  • Take ownership and lead the design risk management process whilst applying the general principles of prevention
  • Effectively plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety during the pre-construction phase when most design work is carried out.
  • Take account of various aspects of the project including usability, functionality, future maintainability, life cycle building management and identify residual risks at all stages of the project
  • Identify, compile and issue suitable project specific pre-construction information to assist contractors in managing significant risk once construction begins
  • Health & Safety File compilation.
  • Provide clear, concise and practical health and safety advice, guidance and coaching to project teams at all stages of the project when required.
  • Management of multiple projects for key clients to the business
  • Demonstrate a minimum of three years practical experience in providing CDM services
  • Hold at least Technical Membership with IOSH and be working towards Graduate / Chartered status. Membership with the APS would be beneficial
  • NEBOSH Construction or General Certificate is essential. NVQ 5 H&S or NEBOSH Diploma is preferred
  • Have a very good understanding of risk management and hazard identification
  • Have a thorough understanding of the design and construction process
  • Excellent organisation, communication and time management skills to match Client and Company expectations
On offer
  • 25 days holiday 
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Subscription, assessment and membership fees for relevant professional bodies
  • Life Assurance
  • 5% Company Pension Contribution