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Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB
£36,073 - £41,592 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per month
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Advertisement

North Lanarkshire Council, as one of Scotland’s largest local authorities, is leading an exciting and ambitious regeneration programme for its town centres and surrounding areas as part of its plans for inclusive economic growth.  Working with a variety of partners, the Enterprise and Communities service has a key role in guiding this regeneration towards sustainable development.  We are committed to creating prosperity and making North Lanarkshire a great place to live, learn, work, invest and visit.

The CDM Officer reports directly to the Programme Support Manager and is responsible for the implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting on Health and Safety activities across various contracts, providing advice and assistance with construction, civil and structural engineering activity.

A fundamental part of the role will be the responsibility to ensure compliance with current CDM regulations and providing H&S advice and guidance across the service.

The post holder will contribute to ensuring the appropriate management processes and controls are in place to monitor contracts, carry out relevant audit activity; provide data analysis on contract activity including producing contract documentation and incident and accident reports to senior management as required.

As a hybrid worker based between home and civic centre Motherwell, you will be involved in developing and implementing service specific policies, risk assessments, safe systems of work, compiling preconstruction information and reviewing contractor construction phase plans, risk assessments and safe systems of work. 

A key part of the role will involve working collaboratively as part of the council’s Management team to support the delivery of the council’s priority outcomes, ensure successful implementation of the council’s business plan and continue to improve services to reflect the needs of local communities and stakeholders.

You will be educated to HND/SVQ Level 4/Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline and have or be eligible to working towards membership of IOSH.  You should also have an in depth knowledge of the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.

You will be required to travel throughout the North Lanarkshire area.  


Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.

Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.

*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip.  You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

Disability Confident Leader   Happy to Talk

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.

The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.

Easy Read – My NL