Chartered CDM Advisor

Warwick, Warwickshire
£42,821 - £44,863 per annum
11 Jan 2022
07 Mar 2022
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About Us and the Role

Warwickshire County Council is looking to appoint a Senior CDM Advisor with relevant Construction experience to support Construction Services across a broad portfolio.

Strategic Asset Management has, at its core, the aim of delivering an efficient and cost-effective public estate that meets the needs of the Council and supports the communities we serve. Strategic Asset Management, in Governance and Policy, fulfils the strategic, forward thinking aspect of estates management. As such the team is focused on ensuring our property estate supports our medium-term financial strategy as well as our capital and commercial strategies and that our property assets are used to drive the ambitions of the Council Plan and support delivery of Council services.

The post holder, reporting to the Lead Commissioner (CDM & Compliance), will provide full CDM Advisor duties including Principal Designer as and when required.

The Resources Directorate has a very demanding capital programme, which must be delivered to strict time scales and budget constraints. The post holder will be an enthusiastic, dynamic person with a positive attitude and proven CDM and Health & Safety experience to join the CDM/Compliance team.

The post holder will be responsible for CDM compliance across a number of projects within the capital programme, which has a number of varied schemes. Dealing with scheme viability, health and safety, access and planning issues and overall project safety management to ensure the delivery of successful schemes. They will have an understanding of the whole construction health and safety process, as well as the recent/proposed changes in legislation.

Key Requirements

  • Construction degree or equivalent (NVQ4/5) qualification
  • NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent)
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • Incorporated Membership (IMaPS) The association for Project Safety
  • Chartered Membership of IOSH (CMIOSH)
  • Be proficient in the use of IT software e.g. Microsoft Office, email, plus the capability and willingness to use software/databases associated with this role
  • Experience of formulating compliance related policies and procedures
  • Good organisational and time management
  • Have an attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to travel county-wide for site audits (including access to potentially difficult locations)

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Additional Information

For further information about the role please contact Mark Young Email:  


Closing Date: Monday, 7th March 2022


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

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You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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