We’re hiring – Principal Designer / CDM Consultant

MLA are looking for a Principal Designer/CDM Consultant to join our award-winning Architecture practice.

Your new company

You will be working for a leading and highly respected Architecture practice that provides Architecture, Interior Design and Strategic Consultancy Services alongside our CDM Consultancy Service. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work, people-focused and design-led while providing a comprehensive service to our Clients.

Your new role will immerse you in an array of collaborative projects, encompassing award winning refurbishments and ground-breaking new builds across a wide variety of sectors.

Core Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy working in a Creative Environment to provide an Integrated and valued H&S Service for our Clients.
  • Enjoy working on a wide range of exciting and interesting Architecture and Interior Design Projects.
  • Be able to communicate with Clients, Designers and Contractors and build lasting relationships.
  • Have previous Principal Designer and CDM Experience.
  • Have a construction/building/design/health and safety related qualification.
  • Be able to self-manage day-to-day tasks and have awareness of overall project timescales while having the support of the H&S and Compliance Team.
  • Attend internal CPD’s and share the CDM and Principal Designer knowledge within the company.
  • Have an awareness of business and service development activities and provide support as required.
  • Be based out of our Edinburgh Office, with visits to the Glasgow office and site when required.

In line with our company Values you are expected to:

  • Commit to and support the Company’s Vision and culture
  • Adhere to Company policies and procedures.
  • Be Considerate: Care about your colleagues and clients, and always consider the implications of our work for people, businesses and the environment.
  • Be Innovative: Listen carefully to our clients and collaborate to develop inventive architectural and spatial solutions aligned with their vision.
  • Be Passionate: Be energised and inspired by how architecture can transform the ways people live & work.

Skills / knowledge

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand and read Construction Drawings and reports.
  • Understanding of the Construction Industry.

In return we offer a competitive salary / flexi-working / private medical insurance / life assurance / company pension / fitness classes / active CPD programme / cycle to work scheme / good career progression opportunities / social & charity events.

Location of employment will be in our Edinburgh office. Salary negotiable.

Please send your CV with an idea of salary expectation to our Senior Principal Designer – Jacqueline Smith by 31st January 2024.