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BIM Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Overall accountability for the delivery of all the Building Information Modelling (BIM) requirements for the allocated delivery Area.

The BIM team have a large volume of work to produce and assure for stage 5 & 6 with the fundamental aspects of coordination to facilitate clash detection activities and buildability assurances with the delivery team and this role is vital to support the BIM Lead in managing SCS requirements with the supply chain and conducting reviews of submissions whilst supporting multi disciplines upon the project.

There is also key project software’s that need to be maintained to continue the flow of information, i.e. Projectwise, Assetwise, EMT-AIMS and PowerBi reports.

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Role Responsibility

  • Supporting the BIM Lead in implementing standards methods & procedures (SM&Ps) plus automated Data pipelines that fulfil the Employer’s Information Requirements.
  • Assist the EDU BIM Lead with managing interfaces with other functional teams including, but not limited to estimation, planning, construction execution and close out.
  • Facilitating and managing the BIM information exchange processes among SCS project team members, HS2, subcontractors and suppliers, including the efficient exchange of information through the CDE.
  • Developing, Auditing, Sharing and Managing the Project Information Model and Asset Information Model.
  • Working with the EDU BIM Lead to develop discipline specific supply chain works information guidance utilising the relevant Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) schema as per HS2 IFC Specification.
  • Working with the BIM Lead to develop information workflows to migrate UniClass data structures to IFC for information exchanges between project members and Client delivery.
  • Supporting the BIM Lead in guiding the BIM EDU team, including briefing and guidance to the BIM team and wider project team including subcontractors, suppliers and 3rd parties on the SCS BIM approach, BEP, standard methods & procedures (SM&Ps) and relevant software.
  • Assist the BIM Lead in upskilling the Supply Chain in software programmes as well as the SM&Ps to ensure the supply chain have the necessary knowledge to deliver the Contractor’s Information Requirements and allow information exchange within the CDE.
  • Guiding and developing the BIM team in terms of skills & competencies as well as encouraging behaviours / cultures supporting collaboration
  • Regular liaison with the HS2 Information Team and other MWCC and 3rd Parties to ensure sharing of best practices, innovation and drive continuous improvements.
  • Interface with the Design House BIM Team to ensure the timely delivery of BIM Model assurance requirements and close out the Detail Design stage 4 project lifecycle.
  • Liaising with other SCS lot BIM teams as well as other Phase One MWCC packages to ensure sharing of best practice, innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Working with the EDU BIM Lead to establish a Data first principle across the Delivery Unit.
  • Establishing and maintaining an integrated data reporting approach to drive BIM single source methodology.
  • Communicating and presenting BIM relevant topics and the SCS BIM approach to HS2 and stakeholders in support of the interface manager.
  • Ensure that the GIS Execution Plan is implemented by SCS JV and its subcontractors/supply chain where required.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of 3D GIS and manage data correctly and efficiently – must ensure that the most up-to-date versions of data are shown on maps / issued at any given time.
  • Working closely with the different GIS end users, engineers and project teams to identify problems and provide input, advice and implementation as appropriate of GIS-based solutions.
  • Working closely with and supporting GIS technicians and BIM coordinators to maximise value from their outputs and investigate innovative ways to apply geospatial solutions with data coming from different sources.
  • Capturing and maintaining a register of GIS data usage around the project and seeking opportunities to deploy GIS wherever could be beneficial.
  • Driving innovation, EDI and the upskilling of the BIM and project team to deliver a next generation BIM approach and continuous improvement.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree or equivalent in civil engineering or an appropriate professional qualification
  • Prior experience in a leading BIM function in Civil Engineering
  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of BEPs and BIM processes
  • Thorough knowledge of the UK BIM Framework: BS1192 and PAS1192 standards
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • CAD experience 2D/3D in Bentley environment


  • Knowledge of FME is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience of GIS
  • CSCS card
  • Knowledge of Asset Information Management Systems

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 London Tunnels Contract. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways is a Disability Confident Leader.  We want to encourage disabled people to apply for our roles and have an opportunity to display your skills, talent, and abilities.  We will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview.

Please see the disability confident commitments:

To be considered for an interview under this scheme you have:

  • A physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long-term effect (over 12 months) adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities
  • Demonstrated in your application and pre-interview stage that you meet the minimum job criteria and person specification for the role

SCS Railways

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