CDM / Health and Safety Consultant
CDM / Health and Safety Consultant
Central London
Part Time / Full Time
Full Time

CDM / Health and Safety Consultant



Derisk (UK)forms part of the DE Group; based within our central London offices we are a dynamic and high energy business who pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality to our clients.  Our client base is diverse and offers the opportunity to work with some of the country’s leading and most high-profile organisations, presenting the opportunity for personal and professional development and growth.

Derisk is a small but well established organisation who requires new talent to support our growth. The role of CDM / Health &Safety Consultant is to provide competent and proportionate advice and support to our existing and prospective clients. Our senior management team require support to deliver high quality CDM / Principal Designer, Railway, Security and general H&S services across varied sites, locations, and organisations.

This role is predominantly home based, with frequent days at our head office inWestminster, London. Travel across sites will be required, primarily acrossLondon and the Home Counties but also across the UK and Europe. All travel and sundries are fully expensed. We would consider applications for part-time hours above a minimum of 3 full days per week.

We offer an excellent opportunity for career progression and support our staff through their journey to CMIOSH / CMaPS. Additional training courses and schemes are actively encouraged and fully funded.


Skills and Abilities

· A relevant professional qualification e.g., NEBOSH General, NEBOSHConstruction certificates necessary.  NVQ level 3 in OSH also acceptable.  Preferred at least two years’ experience.

· Technical member of the Institute of Occupational Safety andHealth or Associate of the International Institute of Risk and SafetyManagement.

· Experience of acting as a Principal Designer / CDM Advisor

· Construction industry exposure is essential, rail & security industry would be beneficial

· Excellent written and interpersonal skills and the ability to challenge politely and constructively. Construction site inspection / auditing and reporting experience is a must.

· Presentation and client-facing experience and skills.

· Effective team working and networking skills, and the ability to work independently using own initiative.

· The ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload.

· Knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation and its application in a public-sector environment particularly CDM 2015 & HASWA.

· Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.)

· Driving license and own vehicle


Other desired skills / abilities

People Management, Analysis of Information, Reporting Research Results, Design RiskManagement, Architectural Design Technical Understanding, Promoting ProcessImprovement, Developing Standards, Managing Processes, Construction Methods andProcedures, Dealing with Complexity, Problem Solving, Process Improvement.



· Liaison with senior management to undertake works as directed.

· Act as Network Rail Competent Person for maintenance and minor project submissions as directed by senior management.

· Act as Principal Designer / CDM Advisor for projects, assisting senior management as required (i.e., design risk reviews, compilation of pre-construction information packs and H&S files, review ofRAMS and construction phase plans.)

· Invoice trackers – follow up on obtaining POs, etc.

· Weekly/monthly reports for clients as requested /required.

· Typing and formatting reports via MicrosoftOffice suite of products as required.

· General document control responsibilities.

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