Head of BIM

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Full Time, Permanent



Roles & responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and manage work plans of CAD project team
  • Manage project budget, resource identification and schedule for CAD team
  • Provide guidance and direction to CAD team to ensure operational and technical excellence
  • Develop, implement and monitor CAD design standards and procedures to meet
  • customer needs
  • Manage CAD hardware and software systems for the design team
  • Work with Engineering Lead design manager regarding technical issues, training and other CAD system issues
  • Initiate and maintain contact with clients for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues
  • Identify opportunities and recommendations for increasing workflow efficiencies
  • Hire, train and supervise CAD users in core application skills and standards
  • Evaluate team members for their technical skills, performance and productivity
  • Maintain documentation records of generated design deliverables
  • Ensure project documentation and contracts are in compliance with the standards set forth by the Project Delivery /Client BIM execution
  • Create a preferred supplier listing of consultants that can be used to deliver a range of design services within various size projects. These design services should cater from concept stage through to ‘Stage 6 ’ in accordance with RIBA
  • Develop standard documents (PSA’s) for consultant appointments, using RIBA tick list and other scope requirements specific to each individual project, contract and design responsibility
  • Manage the design process in conjunction with the project team to ensure that the design is delivered to a suitable quality and standard that fulfils the contract obligations, also ensuring the necessary design checks are carried out at each stage
  • Input into the production of design programmes with the project team and planner to ensure the Principal Contractor or Client requirements are met
  • Develop and manage a drawing management process that ensures all design documents and drawings are controlled, working in conjunction with project teams and document controllers
  • Input into the BIM process to ensure a consistent, seamless integration from design through to coordinated drawings
  • Manage the in house CAD teams to meet drawing issue dates
  • Attend design team meetings where required and resolve any design issues that arrive
  • Ensure that the necessary reports are produced either by the DG consultant or by DG team for issue at the meetings
  • Assure through the design process, due consideration is given to costs which shall be reflective of the commercial cost report
  • Advise the project team / QS of any changes to a project scheme that will require instruction from the Principal Contractor / Client

Your education & experience

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office: Word and Excel
  • Detailed knowledge of Revit
  • Experience of working in a similar role for minimum 5 years

Who we are looking for

  • Confident/Outgoing
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Takes responsibility for own workload
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communicates effectively both written and verbal
  • Enjoys problem solving
  • Able to interact confidently with different levels of staff
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Good influencing skills
  • Builds appropriate, professional and friendly relationships with the teams both in the office and on site.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Effective use of time



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