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Job Title: BIM Manager 

Contract Dates: 01/12/2021 – 31/12/2022

Location: Chippenham


Reporting to the BIM Lead, the BIM Manager is responsible for delivery of BIM UK projects/tenders as assigned and within budget, time and to the appropriate level of quality.

The vision is to not only comply with BIM requirements scoped by our Clients, but to lead the industry through innovative BIM applications and delivery to further optimise the value BIM can bring to our Clients and the business.

The BIM Manager will support this vision by providing BIM project/tender support covering all relevant project phases and ensuring the project BIM deliverables are compliant to the Client, Industry and our BIM standards.

Key Responsibilities

The BIM Manager is responsible for the following primary initiatives.

  • Authoring, implementation and management of the project/tender BIM Execution Plans, MIDPs, TIDPs, Common Data Environment, 3D design reviews, Clash Detection reports, COBie data exchanges, as required for the project/tender

  • Develop processes, procedures and plans to support Information Management on the project/tender

  • Implement an assurance regime to ensure compliance with project/tender BIM requirements and standards

  • Manage project/tender BIM resources for 3D modelling, CDE administrators and further specific technology support if required, as well as any additional BIM Manager support for larger or more complex BIM projects/tenders

  • Technical advice, presentations, and training for project/tender Client, Subcontractors and Siemens RI UK project/tender teams

  • Ensuring all procedures and tools are deployed consistently across the project/tender by conducting regular BIM project and supply chain partner audits

  • Coordination with internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to; Siemens RI UK BIM Lead, Siemens RI UK BIM modelling support or separate project/tender specific 3D modelling resources, Client counterparts, key subcontractor BIM managers/directors, internal engineering mangers, IT applications teams, etc.

  • Adhere to and support the BIM Strategy for the Siemens RI UK business

  • Support reporting methods on business benefits and examples for the use of BIM on projects

  • Technical understanding of following software as a minimum; Bentley Projectwise, Bentley AECOsim/Microstation, Bentley Synchro and Esri ArcGIS

  • Participate in and initiate BIM technical discussions to develop solutions

What do I need to qualify for this role?

Essential Competencies

  • Relevant Professional Qualifications to Chartered or equivalent level

  • Breath of knowledge in current BIM standards, including but not limited to ISO19650, Government Soft Landings, PAS 1192 standards (still in circulation while awaiting ISO updates), etc.

  • Experience of delivery of large multidisciplinary BIM projects

  • Experience of managing large multidisciplinary teams

  • Established professional status within engineering industry, will have significant experience of engineering implementation on large railway schemes in the UK, with experience of overseas engineering delivery and metro projects an advantage.

  • Commercially aware – able to forecast and manage resource utilisation and costs.

  • Safety culture aware – to be able to influence and develop an existing safety culture to latest generation thinking and practice.

  • Supportive of a consistent companywide approach to continuous improvement.

  • Strong leadership qualities including personal drive, persuasive communication skills, enthusiasm and support for company goals.

  • A broad base of engineering skills, experiences, knowledge and competencies covering the full engineering lifecycle, together with the requisite personal characteristics, to take responsibility for facilitating cross disciplinary engineering activity in complex, innovative and commercially challenging environments.

  • Strong and effective communicator at all levels within the Business – and in front of new and existing customers – both internal and external.

  • Must be willing to fill gaps in own knowledge and experience through taking a pro-active approach to learning, and seeking information from within and outside the company.