BIM Development Manager

Location : Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Job Ref : JS254
Consultant : James Smith
Sector : Construction
Salary : £60k - 65k per year + Car/allowance + benefits


JS254 – BIM Development Manager

Location: Swindon

Salary: £60,000 – £65,000 plus car allowance + benefits


First Military Executive Recruitment are currently seeking a BIM Development Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

In this role you will lead the Company’s development of Building Information Management. You will be expected to continually assess current industry best practice and identify areas where resources should be directed to retain a competitive edge in the market.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of companywide document control standardisation process.
  • Manage 2D/3D modelling resource, including freelance resources where required.
  • Lead BIM delivery on acquisitions.
  • Analysis ITT documentation, determining EIR and other BIM/CAD related requirements.
  • Production of Pre-Contract BEP’s, ITT responses, Visualisations, 4D schedules and sequence animation videos.
  • Support the implementation of BIM on live projects.
  • Approval of BEP and other relevant project documentation.
  • Ensuring the Project team have the necessary capabilities and competence to undertake the required BIM Roles.
  • Appoint Competent Project Information Manager.
  • Ensure necessary training available to upskill project team.
  • Access competence of supply chain.
  • Ensure utilisation of appropriate, fit for purpose CDE.
  • Ongoing surveillance of live projects to ensure compliance, identifying where further support is required.
  • Promote and assist teams in adopting best practice in implementing BIM methodologies and practices.
  • Generate feedback reports on BIM best practice, opportunities for improvement and issues to be resolved.
  • Support the work associated with CAD/BIM/Document Management software/systems upgrades, testing and implementation.
  • Keep abreast with current industry standards and future developments in BIM standards and best practice.
  • Engage with industry working groups, such as appropriate BIM4 groups and UKBIM Alliance.
  • Business-wide Performance Improvement.
  • Identify where efficiency savings, training or productivity gains can bring worthwhile benefit, and assist in the implementation of solutions.
  • As part of the Head Office based Technical Services team support this departments additional duties such as temporary works and work winning.
  • Travel to other sites and company offices will be necessary.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Engineering or technically based HND or degree level qualification.
  • Further learning on the BIM Suite of Documents and their implementation.
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD in recognised industry applications (ie Bentley, AutoDesk, Synchro).
  • Must have experience operating in a dedicated BIM role (>2 years).
  • Identifying, interpreting and applying required industry/ client/ internal BIM and CAD standards.
  • Experience of working in multiple Common Data Environments.
  • Working knowledge of the processes and requirements of BS1192:2007, PAS1192-2:2013 and further relevant standards.
  • Project delivery using the core 2D/3D CAD applications of AutoCAD and Bentley systems.
  • Creation of 4D schedules through Autodesk Navisworks & Synchro Pro.
  • Detailed knowledge of infrastructure design processes and construction techniques.
  • Knowledge of the methods of civil engineering construction.
  • Must be able to develop relationships at a number of levels understanding the impact of different cultures and use the differences to achieve what is required by all parties involved on the project.
  • Demonstrate a relentless pursuit of standards, best practice and continuous improvement.
  • Able to adapt their approach to suit the requirements of a situation.


  • Professional qualification BRE BIM Level 2 Certificated Practitioner, or similar.
  • Design management experience on infrastructure construction projects.

Location: Swindon

Salary: £60,000 – £65,000 plus car allowance + benefits

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