Senior Principal Designer

Location Bristol
Job-type Permanent
Salary £55000 - £65000
Contact Lucy Barlow
Reference LB18843_1719900003

An award-winning global practice for sustainable architecture and design is seeking an experienced Principal Designer with expertise in CDM regulations to join their esteemed team.

Renowned for pioneering sustainable and innovative design solutions, this practice offers an exciting opportunity to work on high-profile projects that shape the future of architectural excellence. A chance to work across work across industries such as retail, residential, health, energy, science and sports.

The Principal Designer's Role

The successful Principal Designer will join a forward-thinking team within this globally recognised architecture and design practice. As a Principal Designer, you will be responsible for ensuring that all projects comply with CDM regulations, promoting safety, and integrating sustainable design principles across diverse projects.

Responsibilities of the Principal Designer

  • Provide comprehensive Principal Designer services, including compiling pre-construction information, managing design risk assessments, and ensuring compliance with CDM 2015 regulations.
  • Collaborate closely with design teams, clients, and contractors to develop and implement effective risk management and safety strategies.
  • Conduct regular site inspections and audits to ensure safety standards are met and maintained throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Lead CDM workshops and training sessions for design teams, promoting best practices in risk management and sustainable design.
  • Review and approve construction phase plans, ensuring all necessary safety measures are in place and adhered to during the project execution.

The Principal Designer

  • Degree qualified in Architecture, Construction, or Engineering.
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
  • Membership with IOSH or APS.
  • Extensive experience in delivering Principal Designer services within a consultancy or architectural practice.
  • Strong understanding of sustainable design principles and their integration into projects.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and coordinate with diverse stakeholders.

In Return

  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Hybrid working structure
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Social company events
  • Flexible working hours

If you are a Principal Designer with a passion for sustainable architecture and design, please contact Lucy Barlow at Brandon James on 01628 367 034 for a confidential chat.

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