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Principal Designer

D7 Recruitment is working with a national, leading construction consultancy firm to recruit a Principle Designer for their London office.

The role presents an excellent opportunity for an experienced Principal Designer / Health and Safety Advisor to join our well-established construction consultancy.

Based out of our office in London and covering projects across the south of England, the successful candidate will work on a diverse range of projects and in various sectors.

The candidate will be a proactive team player, assisting the Health & Safety Team Manager, Managing Director and the Board of Directors where required and undertaking business development duties consistent with the business aims and objectives.


• Have the appropriate technical and other academic qualifications to demonstrate the necessary skills and knowledge for the role.

•Have membership of relevant professional institutions, be or able to obtain Certified Fellowship of the Association for Project Safety and be or able to obtain Technical Member (TechIOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, with a view to progression to Chartered Member (CMIOSH) within a reasonable timeframe.

• Be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing, with the ability to communicate internally and externally with people at all levels and work as part of a team.

• Be able to encourage co-operation, co-ordination and communication between designers.

• Be able to build client relationships and ensure a high standard of technical service, secure repeat business and develop a profitable workload.

• Be competent in the use IT, digital media and technologies such as Microsoft Teams and Excel.

• Possess a high degree of organisational skills to manage various tasks, prioritise own and subordinates' workload and manage time effectively to deliver projects within timescales and on budget.

• Be aware and up to date with all appropriate current legislation and forthcoming changes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Carry out the duties of Principal Designer/Adviser to the Principal Designer/Client (CDM 2015) Adviser as defined under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (As Amended).

• Where appropriate, represent the company at design team meetings, site meetings and other meetings, as agreed at the commencement of the project in completing the above duties.

• Give general advice regarding health & safety and related to construction health & safety issues.

• Ensure compliance with quality assurance procedures.


  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Paid professional subscription
  • Car allowance