Principle Designer

Lawson Keys
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum To be discussed at interview
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Further to a successful campaign of business growth, we are working closely with one of our Architectural Practices to recruit a Health & Safety/ Principle Designer for an Architectural company in Birmingham. EXPIRES 11/04/17

Job Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established team of architectural consultants who specialise in providing outstanding Health and Safety guidance and advice, to a range of their clients within both the public and private sectors.

This is a role for a Principal Designer services looking for a Principal Designer under CDM 2015.

We are looking for a Principal Designer/Health & Safety specialist with a background in Architecture to grow this part of the business. Ideally we are looking for a Principal Designer/H&S specialist with experience of both construction and design as 75% of the scrutiny is pre-construction.

Ideal candidates will be members of the Association of Project Safety (APS) however this is not essential as membership will be sponsored by the employer for the right candidate.


  • Construction and / or Design qualification and professional membership
  • Training qualification particularly delivering IOSH e.g. Managing Safely and/or APS e.g. CDM, PD and/or CITB courses e.g. SMSTS, SSSTS, H&S Awareness etc
  • H&S management system auditing with OHSAS 18001 Auditor/Lead auditor status desirable NVQ Assessor up to Level 5/6
  • Experience in carrying out Fire Safety Audits/Fire Safety Risk Assessments

Key Words: “Health and Safety” OR “Principle Designer” OR “CDM Coordinator” OR “CDM 2015”


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

LawsonKeys – Anja Walker – Architecture, Design and Planning Specialist

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