BIM Manager

Competitive + benefits
Closing date: 
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 13:00
Kier Utilities
United Kingdom

Position:BIM Manager
Location: Liverpool
As the authority for Building Information Modelling (BIM) this role will drive and support the use of digital information, ensuring compliance with industry standards, Kier policy and meeting client requirements. The BIM Manager will also support the Information Manager role across projects implementing BIM Level 2. This person will report progress and highlight any risk to senior managers to ensure support is given to achieve accelerated adoption of digital construction techniques. Attendance will be required to input to wider group activities, promoting best practice and sharing of knowledge.


* Monitor the completion of BIM Gateway forms across all tenders to fulfil assurance procedures relating to early assessment of design team capability and internal resource considerations.
* To be responsible for ensuring external supply chain capabilities assessments are completed scored for the business unit/project
* Responsible for ensuring Employers Information Requirements and Asset Information Requirements are responded to and delivered across project(s)
* Responsible for ensuring that the BIM Execution Plan has been produced and maintained for the project(s).
* To be responsible for ensuring the use of the common data environment to manage and exchanging information, adhering to the methodology of BS 1192:2007+A2:2016 across project(s).
* Supporting and auditing the project team with fulfilling standards, methods and procedures using specified software and workflows.
* Be responsible for producing monthly reports to identify and measure BIM implementation within the business unit and across projects.
* To be responsible for the digital information plan/strategies that are implemented for business unit/project and provide feedback to Senior BIM Manager to ensure progress is being made and commitment to such documentation is being observed.
* Collaborate with Head of BIM, business unit to support the strategic direction and development of BIM.
* Responsible for raising awareness and the profile of BIM and within business unit/project functional departments including Business Development, Work Winning, Estimating, Design Management, Building Services, Commercial, Planning, Operational and SHEA.
* Be responsible for supporting career development, coaching and mentoring of reportees.
* Be responsible for promoting and using the defined processes, documentation and methodology for delivering BIM in line with company certification and feedback recommendations for improvements.
* Build and maintain relationships with business unit/project leader to facilitate strategic initiatives and priorities.
* Responsible for meeting required targets for case study production for business unit/project
* Promote cultural change within the business unit/project to embrace new technologies and processes.
* Actively engage and coordinate with the business unit/project BIM/digital champions to support implementation/sharing best practice whilst coordinating and contributing to workshop sessions
* Responsible for alignment, assurance, training initiatives, marketing and internal/external communications relating to BIM for the business unit/project.
* Attendance and contribution at Digital Construction Forums.
* Promoting Kier's capabilities to key clients and supporting supply chain engagement workshops.
* Represent Kier at industry groups/events.
* Be responsible for providing line management to business unit/project BIM Coordinators
* To be responsible for ensuring projects are supported adequately with respect to resourcing and hardware/software deployment.
* Ensure any new innovations are fed back into the appropriate business unit/project platform.
Essential Criteria:

* A strong communicator and able to build positive working relationships, internally/externally across all levels of management
* Confident and assertive to enable challenges to be overcome.
* Experience of implementing BS & PAS 1192 suite of standards and knowledge of related ISOs.
* Ability to coordinate and manage own workload and prioritise accordingly to supporting project delivery
* Ability to line manage/coach/mentor others
* Resilient, positive & confident character
* Enthusiastic and keen to use new technologies to improve traditional ways of working
* Innovate by sharing ideas and challenging standard practices
* A desire to drive efficiencies thorough continuous improvement
* Understanding of appropriate software tools to view and interrogate models.
* Proficient skills in standard Microsoft office suite.
About Kier:

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Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiasticand forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

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