Principal Designer

Job Title: Principal Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH25067
Contact Name: David Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

An opportunity for an experienced Principal Designer to join my client, who are working with their public and private sector clients on a mixture of new build, refurbishment and maintenance schemes.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Undertake the role of competent Principal Designer/Coordinator and Health and Safety Advisor to clients operating on construction projects.
  • Give suitable advice to clients in order to comply with statutory compliance.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the CDM regulations and other health, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Advise the business and clients on CDM and Health and Safety legislation changes and developments.
  • Manage client relationships and proposal writing.
  • Project finance management and profitability.
  • Deliver and Grow CDM/H&S services.
  • Work Acquisition
  • Responsibility and co-ordination of business transition to 'Principal Designer' status
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of construction related activities and designers duties.
  • Co-ordinate Health and Safety Advisory/ CDM knowledge within the Business Unit liaising with other part time Principle Designers in the UK organisation
  • Act as a peer reviewer for the work of other Principal Designers
  • Undertake site safety audits, inspections and implement training programmes for clients.
  • Develop and deliver training programmes, workshops and CDP events for internal designers and consultants within the business.
  • The Successful candidate will have:
    • Experience as a design consultant in civil engineering and/or building
    • Experience as a CDM coordinator
    • Valid and registered membership of APS (Association of Project Safety)
    • A NEBOSH construction certificate or equivalent

To apply please upload your CV below and call David Ward on 01202 888 986 or email