CDM Consultant/Principal Designer

Fusion People Published: February 9, 2018


Job Title: Health and Safety/Principal Designer
Location: Manchester

My client are a leading construction consultancy, and due to their growing and diverse portfolio, they are looking for a H&S/Principal Designer to join their team based in Manchester.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of well established consultants. The portfolio of projects can range from clients in the public and private sector, as well as SME's and large blue chip corporate clients.

The services provided to clients include:

CDM Services – Principal Designer, Principal Designer Advisor and Independent Client Advisor.
Health & Safety Auditing
Fire Risk Assessments

Key Responsibilities:

Act as Principal Designer or Principal Designer Advisor on small to large scale projects.
Act as Independent Client Advisor
Conducting audits to include both general health and safety compliance and topic specific audits.
Advising and instructing clients on project team capability, management arrangements and other relevant procedures.
Undertake accident or other special investigations to assist the client as required.
Provide health and safety advice, guidance, training and support across the client base
Assist in the completion of PQQ/tender documents


Proven experience providing client-side health and safety services within the construction or property industry.
Minimum Level 6 health and safety qualification (Level 3 if already chartered in design discipline)
Good experience working under the CDM Regulations, carrying out roles such as CDM Coordinator.
Minimum GradIOSH working toward Chartered membership of IOSH (CMIOSH).
Minimum Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety (IMaPS) working toward Certified Member of the Association for Project Safety (CMaPS)
Wide ranging sector experience and working knowledge of large scale/complex projects.
Excellent IT and communication skills.
Full UK Driving Licence


Professional training qualification
Rail, highways and infrastructure sector experience.
Chartered CIOB or RICS
Qualified Fire Risk Assessor – IFE or IFSM
Health and safety management system auditing with OHSAS 18001 Auditor/Lead auditor

What's on Offer?

The client are looking at offering a negotiable salary plus benefits. It is essential that you have a UK Driving Licence, and you must be flexible and willing to travel and stay away from home if required.

If you are interested in this position, please apply using your up to date CV.

Manchester, United Kingdom
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