CDM Consultant / Principal Designer

CDM Consultant / Principal Designer

Playle & Partners LLP – Head Office, Sidcup

£40k – £50k per annum + benefits/package (depending on experience)

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Claire Kennedy

The Role

An exciting opportunity has opened for a CDM Consultant/ Principal Designer to join Playle& Partners LLP, a progressive and dynamic construction consultancy. The role will be to directly support the CDM Manager in providing CDM Consultant Services to a wide and varied client base. There is also an opportunity within the Practice for future career progression including management of key clients and working closely with the Partner in Charge.

You may be expected to be involved in the occupational health and safety for the practice and assist with the production of marketing and bid work.

The Candidate

From a Construction / Design background experienced in CDM 2015 and Principal Designer role with a range of project values and complexities.

We are looking for someone with a good understanding of the design hazard elimination process.

Experience of working on a variety of projects from demolition to large scale construction.

Excellent communication, management and team working skills.

Capable of working on own initiative and have good time/resource management skills, flexible to travelling and visiting sites.

Ideally with CMaPS / NEBOSH construction certificate, with 5 years experience.

Full clean driving license and use of own, road legal, vehicle


At Playles you’ll not only gain a wide variety of experience, often far beyond what you would expect in most national consultancies, we also expect you to be challenged to extend your skills throughout your time with us. The atmosphere at Playle& Partners is friendly and client focused; an approach that results in a low staff turnover as well as helping to maintain long term relationships with our clients and fellow professionals. We can provide the successful candidate with a career rather than just a job. Progression up to Associate level role may be available to those who work hard and show commitment to the practice and are able to assist in the growth of the company

We are a leading Construction Consultancy in the Public Sector competing across London and the South East against Multi National Firms. We can provide the successful candidate with a career rather than just a job. Progression is available to those who work hard and show commitment to the company.

Involvement in client contact, marketing, production of fee proposals and assistance in providing bid submissions.

In addition to the salary are company benefits including:- 26 day’s holiday plus bank holidays, staff profit share (bonus) scheme, company pension scheme, payment of professional fees (up to one professional body), life cover, free car parking.

As a practice we are implementing a flexible week where up to 40% of your time can be working from home. We will provide all new employees with a laptop and will work with them to ensure a suitable working from home setup is in place

The practice arranges regular social events throughout the year including Summer and Christmas events and encourages participation in regular Charity challenges. The practice is proud to have a great working environment and excellent staff retention.

The practice is renowned for its:

  • Commitment to the training of staff and this role would be supported with CPDs provided to the individual where required.
  • HoldingInvestors in People Gold since 2018
  • Recognition of industry awards from Constructing Excellence and Bexley Business Awards for People Development and SME of the year over the past 5 years.

Playle & Partners LLP are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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