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AECOM BIM Manager in London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

The BIM Manager will be responsible for delivering the organisation’s technology strategy and promoting the benefits of digital ways of working on projects. Supporting delivery teams in ensuring that projects run smoothly, and project information models are delivered on time. The role involves working closely with disciplines who are also responsible for managing the digital process within the organisation.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Acting as the intermediary between designers, clients and architects so that projects remain efficient and effective

  • Working closely with other discipline BIM leads, who are responsible for producing project information models 

  • Ensuring that BIM execution plans and ancillary documents are produced and maintained for all projects

  • Completing supply chain assessments

  • Supporting and auditing the project teams and flagging non-compliances

  • Training or upskilling colleagues and delivery partners in specific software programmes

  • Ensuring staff have access to the tools and equipment they required to undertake task and activities

  • Provide strategic input and directions to IT on the procurement of the correct hardware and software in order to keep technology solutions effective

  • Producing monthly reports for senior team members and client teams, to identify issues and measure overall BIM performance on projects

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in building technology

  • Driving the implementation of digital solutions and strategies on projects and programmes

  • Leading meetings to identify project tasks and resolve issues

  • Feeding into the oversight of projects BIM fee expenditure, workload and pipeline of work

  • Supporting the career development, coaching and mentoring of team members

  • Raising the profile of BIM within across organisation and sectors

  • Adhering to the latest industry standards and best practice


  • Leadership skills

  • Persistence and determination

  • Ability to use initiative

  • Well-developed communication skills - both verbal and written

  • Attention to detail

  • Sound judgement and decisiveness

  • Business management skills

  • Ability to organise your time, workload and meet agreed deadlines

  • Be flexible and open to change

  • Have a thorough understanding of IT systems and applications

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to work independently, manage deliverables and accurately estimate project lead times

  • Strong design sensibilities and knowledge of model authoring practices

  • Ability to work and coordinate with key stakeholders

  • Ability to write and edit documentation, both internal and external, pertaining to the product use by clients

  • Track record of delivering projects on time, to a high standard and within fee allowance

  • Handson experience within the construction industry will be greatly beneficial

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to write and edit documentation, both internal and external

  • Proficient in Bentley and Autodesk suits including software such as Revit, Navisworks/Solibri, CAD, CDE solutions such as ACC and Aconex

  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating suite, Teams, SharePoint and PowerBI an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least three years working experience

  • Educated to degree level preferable i.e. have a degree in Architecture, Engineering, Computer Science or similar, or equivalent experience

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273841BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.