Senior Health & Safety PD Consultant

Full Time - Europe, United Kingdom, Sheffield

This entry was posted on March 20, 2019.

Overview of Role:

Are you a construction safety professional with experience in environment, health & safety with strong capability in CDM Advisor and Principal Designer duties? We are looking for a CDM Consultant to help in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding across a wide range of client sectors. The CDM Consultant will be focused on service delivery in the NE of England, having a significant contribution on client satisfaction by providing a motivated and committed approach to the provision of H&S/CDM/Principal Designer services.

So, if you are able to coordinate multiple aspects of programme delivery, build relationships with clients and have experience of successfully managing CDM projects. We provide a wide range of H&S services to our clients including the following:

  • Principal Designer
  • Principal Designer Advisor
  • Independent Client Advisor
  • Fire Safety Services
  • Health and Safety Consultancy

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Partner responsible for Health and Safety Services, duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Working as part of a team to deliver the Principal Designer duty and CDM Advisor role
  • Undertake site inspections and monitoring visits to determine health & safety compliance
  • Attend project, design and other meetings, escalating issues as required by the project plan
  • The role includes the capability to lead in the delivery of bid submissions.
  • Development of new work and new clients, as well as maintenance of existing clients
  • Ability to ensure projects are completed efficiently, to an agreed resource and commercial profile
  • Advising clients on matters of Health & Safety standards and best practice affecting their business
  • Develop the Health and Safety Service and assist in providing management financial reporting

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering high levels of customer service excellence with good commercial acumen.


  • Excellent communication, management and team working skills are required
  • A thorough knowledge of the CDM regulations and associated legislation
  • Educated to degree level in a construction related field with a preference for a design related degree
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate or similar technical / professional qualification, with a minimum 5 year’s post qualification experience
  • Registered Member of the Association for Project Safety (IMaPS / CMaPS), with CDM 2015
  • Chartered membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • To under-take a variety of projects within the UK and be prepared to travel throughout the UK
  • Be prepared to overnight stay in hotel accommodation when required
  • Ability to influence clients and contractors towards best industry practices
  • Chair and coordinate design risk workshops / Produce and review risk registers


  • Training qualification particularly delivering IOSH e.g. Managing Safely etc and / or APS e.g. CDM, PD etc. 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 (BAFE)
  • Attained P402-P405 – Management of Asbestos in Buildings and worked with Clients/Principal Contractors in managing asbestos removal projects
  • Experience of working on fast track national roll-out commissions

RLB is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, “race” (includes nationality, national / ethnic origins, colour) marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, gender reassignment, religion and belief.

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