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Headquarters Glenurquhart Road Inverness, IV3 5NX
£41,386 - £44,790 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Construction Design & Management Officer
Location: Inverness
35 hours per week
£41,386 - £44,790 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Sharon Barrie Tel: 07717 355899

Job Purpose: 

  • To develop, manage and implement the co-ordination and provision of CDM for property-related construction projects.
  • To undertake CDM Advisor to Principal Designer / Client Advisor duties and evaluate / review performance of external CDM Advisor consultant resources via their appointment and commission delivery.
  • To advise and assist officers within the Council who act in CDM specific roles of Client, Principal Designer, Designer, Principal Contractor and Contractor.
  • To review and monitor CDM training provided to, and develop procedures for, internal professional and technical staff engaged in the construction, maintenance and management of Council owned or occupied property.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


You will hold a Degree qualification in a relevant Construction subject or equivalent, or be able to provide evidence of experience and qualifications of equivalent status.

Chartered Membership of a recognised construction related institution (i.e. CIBSE, ICE, RICS, CIOB, RIBA, CIAT or equivalent).

Registered Member of the Association for Project Safety: Registered CDM-C (R.MaPS) or equivalent.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service. This will include a commitment to Agile Working which includes working at any time, in any place and using technology to find new ways to do things

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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
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  • Scottish Living Wage