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Senior Principal Designer

Carriera Recruitment
Central London
£70k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Building Control, Construction
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Job Details

Role: Senior Principal designer or Charterted Architect

Location: Central London

Sector: Built Enviroment

Salary: £70,000 + industry leading benefits package

Carriera are working with a leading property and construction consultancy based in London who are currently recruiting for a Senior principal designer with CMAPS/IMAPS/APS or a chartered architect on the RIBA register who will champion the design and the building safety act 2022 regulations for the office.

The successful candidate will be working on a diverse portfolio of residential, education, mixed use, care home, healthcare, commercial and regeneration projects across London and the South East. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Principal designer/Architect to be an integeral part of a forward thinking medium sized consultancy who are going through an exciting period of growth.

The Senior Principal Designer will carry out duties in accordance with the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA), working with Housing Association and Local Authority clients. This will include delivering all Principal Designer services directly for clients on residential property, including Higher Risk Buildings (HRB) as follows:


  • Ensuring that the design team has the necessary competence and experience to set out their duties.

  • Ensure that the design work complies with all relevant Building Safety requirements

  • Review the Building Safety Case for the building

  • Attend design team meetings and client meetings in accordance

    with the agreed programme and scope of work

  • Monitor design work in accordance with project implementation process and the Building Safety Case

  • Review existing design, plans, specifications and documentation related to compliance with the Building Regulations

  • Ensuring that any changes made to the design are properly assessed and approved by an agreed Change Management Regime

  • Obtain written consent from designers/ consultants that their designs are compliant with the relevant Building Regulations

  • Prepare and submit a signed competence declarations.

  • Eseential skills

  • Excellent Principal Designer or Design

    Management/Architectural experience

  • Leadership skills in co-ordinating

    Design Teams.

  • Proactive

  • Excellent Client facing skills

  • Provide training to Clients and


  • Benefits 

  • Salary up to £70,000 per annum 

  • Discretionary bonus incentive

  • Pension contributions

  • Private medical insurance

  • 28 days holiday (incl. Bank Holidays)

  • 3-4 days during Xmas period (at

    Directors discretion)

  • 1 day off for birthday

  • If you are interested in the role please contact Alex Harcombe on 07930 904405 for further information.

    Carriera Limited values diversity and promotes equality and no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. We welcome applications from all sections of society and are open to discussing any reasonable adjustments or additional arrangements you may require to support your application. All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. When advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business for the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003. All applications will be held in strict confidence and in accordance with our privacy policy.



    Providing market-leading recruitment solutions for the property and construction industry, Carriera provides specialist, innovative and creative recruitment solutions. Comprising highly-talented recruitment specialists, Carriera connects people and businesses on a truly collaborative basis. Combining expertise in quality recruitment services with a deep understanding and passion for the industry, Carriera is committed to delivering exceptional services.


    With our key principles of knowledge, consultation and collaboration, you’ll find our team of professional recruitment consultants informed, able and ready to support your career progression and unlock opportunities that you may not have realised.


    Have a look through our vacancies, and as soon as you’re ready give us call – we’re here to help.


    Our areas of expertise include:


    • Asset estate & property management Building surveying Construction health and safety , CDM & fire safety Development & project management General practice Quantity surveying
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    Mercury House
    117 Waterloo Road
    Greater London
    SE1 8UL

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