AECOM Senior Health and Safety Consultant in Chelmsford, United Kingdom
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
We are looking for experienced and motivated Health and Safety Consultants to join our team in in the following locations to work on a wide variety of projects and frameworks, primarily in the role of Principal Designer/ CDM Advisor.
The role will require sound knowledge of the CDM Regulations. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake the following on a range of projects :
Develop sound working relationships with the design teams and client
Undertake and lead CDM review workshops with multi-disciplinary design teams, Principal Contractors and clients, challenging both permanent and temporary works designers with respect to health and safety
Develop the preconstruction information and advise the client on gaps on this information
Liaison with the Principal Contractor in order that the Construction Phase Plan is suitably developed
Advising and supporting the client on discharging their duties
Development of the Health and Safety File
In addition to this we are looking for an individual to to drive quality and diversity of our service offering, provide support in the management of existing clients, internal commercial focussed management and to work with the Directors in raising the profile of AECOM Health and Safety Consulting across the UK and growing the service line. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for safety and health to deliver delivered proportionate risk solutions for our clients.
You will need to be from a consultancy or client organisation with the ability to:
Manage the role of Principal Designer / CDM Adviser under the CDM Regulations.
Manage and ensure the delivery of Health and Safety Consulting team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards.
Develop strong reciprocal relationships with clients and members of the project team.
Providing wider Health & Safety consultancy services to clients.
Preparation of fee proposals – attendance at Client presentations if required.
Be a primary interface with AECOM clients (new and existing).
Provide full Health & Safety consultancy duties to AECOM clients including our internal market.
AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Workplaces, Education, Government and Healthcare.
We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years have been undertaken for Grosvenor Estates, Landsec, Highways England, National Grid, HSBC, MoJ, DIO, Canary Wharf Contractors, Imperial College London and Notting Hill Genesis. In addition we have and continue to deliver both National and International Frameworks.
About Our Team:
We are a team of dedicated Health and Safety professionals providing the Principal Designer role, as well as providing CDM and health and safety advice across all areas of the United Kingdom. We cover all sectors in the construction industry in addition to providing other Health and Safety consultancy services to a range of clients including retailers, manufacturers, financial institutions, commercial clients, local authorities, healthcare providers, education institutions and the residential market.
Our team is growing to support our work in all sectors and so we are looking for highly skilled and motivated safety professionals to support this exciting phase of our growth.
Our approach to all projects requires a high degree of flexibility and creativity, excellent presentational skills and an ability to communicate effectively with clients and consultants. The successful candidate shall be charged with the delivery of Health & Safety Services within our Client focused and highly motivated professional team
A minimum of 5 years proven experience in a consulting or client / contractor environment providing the full spectrum of Health and Safety services particularly CDM bias services such as Principal Designer and CDM Client Advisor, inspection and auditing, safety management system development and implementation etc.
Proven ability to lead projects from the front and advise clients and design teams on safety and health related matters and being a pivotal member of a project team.
Passionate about delivering high quality consulting services to our clients.
Experience in design delivery stages and construction processes
Excellent IT Skills and the ability to utilise typical office based software but with vision to develop new ways of presenting data.
Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness to challenge in a positive and engaging manner.
Understanding of a variety of project types/sizes/sectors within our active sectors in the UK – eg . Commercial Offices, Infrastructure, Residential, Mixed Use, Education and Healthcare.
Degree qualified (Engineering/Architecture related preferred)
Professionally Qualified – ideally Chartered or Graduate status with the IOSH.
Membership of Association for Project Safety
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Safety / Health
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 256112BR
Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - London - Aldgate Tower
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.