CDM Consultant / Principal Designer

Reference no. GHPC


Bracknell, Berkshire, England


£55k - 60k per year + Car allowance



Job Posted

11, Aug 2022

Are you an experienced CDM consultant / Principal Designer looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your talent within construction?

Look no further, Carriera has an amazing opportunity for a knowledgeable head of health and safety, principal designer to implement CDM guidelines on several construction projects around the southeast of England. 

Our client are a leading construction consultancy who work with a number of FTSE 100 Companies, with Client base ranging from residential and strategic infrastructure, to education, rail, leisure and defence. They are a well respected, long-established consultancy who are now expanding their health and safety team, seeking an experienced CDM consultant with a design background to help provide services on innovative projects across the region.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Responsibility for managing your own projects - being the key interface between & liaising with the Client Teams, Design Teams, Principal Contractors, and others to deliver projects in line with the Client’s remit, programme and budget.  
  • Comprehending and carrying out thorough reviews of site project information and construction drawings, and identification of design, construction and maintenance risks through Design Risk Reviews.  
  • Carrying out the duties of Principal Designer / CDM Support Advisor as appropriate on behalf of the company for appointed projects: to plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate Health & Safety in pre-construction phases of projects, including identifying, eliminating or controlling foreseeable risks and ensuring designers carry out their duties.  
  • Attending & co-ordinating Design & Project Meetings as required throughout projects (including temporary works review meetings).  
  • Visiting project sites prior to construction to carry out initial risk appraisals.
  • Preparing, co-ordinating and distributing relevant Health & Safety Information to other design & project team members, using company format where required.  
  • Reviewing Construction Phase Plans prepared by Principal Contractor and advising on suitability (both to Client and other CDM colleagues).  

You will have 

  • Minimum of 5 years working as a Principal Designer 
  • Level 3 Cert in Fire Safety (NEBOSH or others) 
  • Full UK Driver’s License 
  • NEBOSH Construction or equivalent 
  • Membership with APS (IMaPS or CMaPS) 
  • A demonstrable understanding of design and construction drawings
  • Membership with IOSH 

In Return You Will Receive

  • Salary of between £55,000 - £60,000 per annum DOE
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Additional 4% Pension Contribution
  • Private Health Care
  • Car allowance on top of salary
  • 25 Days Holiday + Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Professional Memberships Paid!
  • Additional Company Perks and Benefits


Please contact Oscar Mills on 07399556163 for further information or send a copy of your CV to

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