Principal CDM Designer

Job Title: Principal CDM Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH25728
Contact Name: David Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Principal CDM Designer



We are working with a client who is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. They are currently looking to appoint a Principal CDM Designer who will be responsible for the role across various sectors including Government, Energy, Commercial, Industrial, Transport and Water.




  • Assess the competence of any designers
  • Manage the collection and sharing of Pre-Construction Information between duty holders
  • Carry out H&S specific design reviews throughout the design and construction phases of a project
  • Promote and manage clear communication between project duty holders with respect to coordination of outputs and management of health and safety issues at all project stages
  • Prepare and issue the project specific Health and Safety File on completion


Skills / Experience:


  • Ability to Manage Multiple Projects
  • Understand key hazards typical to building and engineering projects.
  • Be able to work as an individual or as part of a wider team.
  • Be able to work with both internal and external project stakeholders to ensure Health and Safety issues are properly addressed and managed during the project lifecycle.
  • In depth understanding of design and construction processes and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Clear understanding of the legal requirements of the CDM Regulations.
  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant built environment discipline eg Architecture, Civil Engineering or MEICA Engineering
  • Professionally qualified with an additional Health and Safety qualification (eg NEBOSH Construction Certificate, Certified Membership of APS or ICE H&S Register)
  • A high degree of understanding and knowledge on the application of the CDM Regulations
  • Significant post qualification experience in either design or construction management including experience of leading design teams
  • Good communication skills are required (written and verbal)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint is required


We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact David Ward at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986.