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CDM / Health and Safety Consultant

  • Job reference: R-050232
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Southampton

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In line with our growth strategy for 2021, Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, in the UK & Europe, has an opportunity for a CDM / Health and Safety Consultant role located within our Southampton office.

Projects and clients are diverse and interesting, delivering schemes along the south coast and across the wider region, while also supporting our other business sectors. The opportunity is focused around furthering existing client relationships, driving growth and technical knowledge within the current team, which is currently enjoying great success across multiple sectors within the region. We have ambitious growth plans across a number of different sectors, including:

  • Decentralised Energy / NetZero
  • Education
  • Public sector
  • Commercial property
  • Workspace
  • Defence
  • Ports and Marine
  • Aviation
  • Major infrastructure projects
  • Manufacturing
  • Utilities

The role:

  • Assistant CDM / Health and Safety Consultant or
  • CDM / Health and Safety Consultant

Skills and experience (dependant on role level):

  • Experience of applying the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 and general Health and Safety legislation and guidance
  • Sound knowledge of safety in design
  • Experience of delivering Principal Designer and CDM Advisor services
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Sound understanding of the main Microsoft Office packages.
  • Ability to prepare/present emails and documents, demonstrating a good understanding of the written and spoken English language
  • Competent report writing
  • Flexible to travel across Faithful+Gould client locations
  • A valid driving license is essential

Responsibilities may include (dependent on role level)

  • Principal Designer services on a range of different sized projects
  • Providing CDM Advisory services to clients on a range of different sized projects
  • General health and safety consultancy services to clients
  • Health and safety support as part of bids
  • Supporting colleagues with health and safety expertise where required
  • Supporting or writing bid documents
  • Developing existing and new clients as part of our ‘win work’ strategy
  • Applying the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's policies.

Your qualifications:

  • Possess a NEBOSH National / Construction Certificate
  • A member of APS, or working towards
  • A member of IOSH, or working towards
  • A relevant design or construction related qualification (preferred but not essential)

Successful applicants will have the following qualities:

  • Adaptable - you respond positively to, and are supportive of, changes to routine and new ways of working
  • A Winning Attitude - you have a ‘can do’ attitude and carry out tasks with enthusiasm, paying attention to detail 
  • Delivers - you manage your own workload, priorities and routine tasks
  • Customer Driven - you understand the importance of your role in the delivery of excellent customer service
  • Ambassador for F+G - you take pride in your work and the work Faithful+Gould does
  • Meet the Challenge - you proactively manage your own development, seeking out feedback on your performance and taking every learning opportunity
  • Aware - you show an interest in how your contribution fits into the team and business unit priorities
  • A Team Player - you contribute to a positive and friendly environment by encouraging, supporting and respecting colleagues
  • Engaging - you take the time to listen to instructions, are not afraid to ask questions to clarify your understanding, and convey information accurately and concisely

Training:

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 

Rewards and Benefits:

Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/   

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.  If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.