Principal Designer

2 days left

London Clerkenwell and Millbank
£40k to £50k p.a. depending on skills
17 Oct 2019
17 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Locations: London Clerkenwell and Millbank
Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5.30pm
Contract: Full time, Permanent 
Salary: £40k to £50k p.a. depending on skills, qualifications and experience

We are looking for a Health & Safety professional to take on the role of Principal Designer in our growing health and safety team.  This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious person with drive, enthusiasm and a good knowledge of design and construction related activities and designer’s duties to develop the Principal Designer role in BDP.

Initially working as part of the Project Management team in BDP’s London studio, you will provide health and safety support and advice to Architect led multi-disciplinary design teams and Clients during the design and pre-construction stages of a wide range of projects to ensure their compliance with their statutory duties under CDM 2015.

You will collaborate with existing CDM profession representatives to co-ordinate health and safety and CDM knowledge across all professions and develop and deliver training programmes, workshops and CPD events in CDM for internal designers within the London studio and across other BDP UK locations.

About you

You will have a thorough working knowledge and experience of the CDM Regulations and other health & safety and environmental regulations and a good knowledge of design and construction related activities and designers duties gained from broad experience across a range of industry sectors. You will have the experience and expertise to compile and review significant hazard and risk registers, review contractor’s method statements, and Health & Safety plans and able to work effectively with people at all levels and from all backgrounds with good client skills.

You will be able to work concurrently on a portfolio of projects using excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate a collaborative team-working style and ability to meet tight deadlines. Ideally you will hold a CSCS card and membership of an appropriate health and safety led institution or you will be a registered CDM Co-ordinator with the APS.  Training will however be provided as necessary.

Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check (BPSS) and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; 3 years UK Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

 About us

BDP is a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, engineers and designers working together to create outstanding 'places for people'. Founded in Preston in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, Singapore and Canada. BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors and has over 1000 awards for design quality.

BDP Offers

In return, BDP offers a great opportunity for your personal development with exposure to the full range of BDP’s skills and expertise, as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions, a great working environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.

To apply

Please click on the apply button below and you will then be redirected directly to our vacancies page on  Please ensure that you complete the online application form and attach a cover note and CV to the application. Please include an indication of your salary expectations and notice period in your cover note. 

BDP is an equal opportunity employer.

No agencies or third party applications please.

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