Birmingham, , United Kingdom
My clients are an established and well respected design practice, with a strong and diverse portfolio of completed projects across the UK. Currently involved in various high profile public and private sector developments working with many repeat clients, including blue chip organisations, over many sectors.
They are currently seeking a candidate who will be responsible for the delivery of the Principal Designer role across all phases of the projects – these cover a diverse range of sectors including both Public and Private Clients.
You must be self-motivated and driven to continue to develop new and existing relationships with clients. You must have the ability to manage multiple projects, have a detailed understanding of key hazards typical to construction projects and be able to work as an individual or as part of a wider team. You must 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.
The role requires an in depth understanding of design and construction processes and the ability to communicate effectively. You will have a clear understanding of the legal requirements of the CDM Regulations. The role includes preparing CDM documentation, writing reports, attending meetings, responding to technical queries, reviewing designs, risk management, producing files/manuals, office administration etc.
In particular the role will require you to:
Make Clients aware of their duties
Assess the competence of any consultants appointed for a construction project
Collate Pre Construction Information and identify how any information gaps will be resolved in a timely manner to ensure sufficient consideration of health and safety issues
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
You will be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a Construction related subject and be professionally qualified with an additional Health and Safety (eg NEBOSH Construction Certificate, Registered Membership of APS or ICE H&S Register) qualification
High degree of understanding and knowledge on the application of the CDM Regulation
You will have experience in either design or construction management including experience of leading design teams
You must be able to represent the company with confidence and show a commitment to providing the level of care and attention needed to meet the high standards required
Be skilled in developing strong working relationships both internally and externally, and have confidence in communicating and delivering advice Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word,
Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
Think Recruitment specialises in seeking Architectural employment opportunities across UK for freelance and permanent vacancies. We believe in understanding you and your needs in order to assist you in taking the next step in your career. Having established relationships with a number of Architectural & Design practices we are in a position to guide you in this competitive market.
If you know of anyone who you feel maybe suitable for this role we would welcome a personal or professional referral. We thank each successful referral with £200.
To apply for this position, talk to the specialising consultant: Taslima Ahmed
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