ArchiCAD BIM Manager for High-Profile Design Studio

  • Location:

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits (Permanent)

  • Contact:

    Katie Jones

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I'm working closely with a design-led architectural practice based in Central London is looking for an ArchiCAD specialist to join their firm as BIM Manager on a full-time permanent basis.

Your role will be to implement the BIM process with the use of ArchiCAD. As the studio's BIM Lead you will ensure all projects comply with the latest standards, training and troubleshooting will also be a key aspect to your role with the studio.

The purpose of the job…

  • To be the official ArchiCAD expert within the office, to manage ArchiCAD systems and oversee the production of 3D models and 2D documentation along with the BIM Studio Team
  • To support the continued implementation of ArchiCAD software, protocols, templates and libraries across the practice
  • To help the practice to determine and fulfil project requirements for BIM/BIM Level 2 and aid collaboration with consultants and stakeholders

As BIM Manager, your key responsibilities will be…

  • Championing the use of ArchiCAD, proactively assessing opportunities to improve workflows within ArchiCAD and ensuring information is disseminated effectively across the office through training sessions
  • Developing and updating the ArchiCAD template
  • Assessing training requirements, providing ArchiCAD inductions for new members of staff, top-up training for existing staff and office-wide CPD sessions
  • Liaising with clients and external team members to define BIM deliverables and facilitate collaborative working
  • Developing protocols and standards and building and maintaining libraries of attributes, favourites, translators and 2d details to aid efficiency and consistency
  • Ensuring the graphic and drawing annotation style is brought through all production information and drawings
  • Ensuring ArchiCAD models are set up correctly from the outset of a project and helping teams to complete and maintain BIM Execution Plans
  • Reviewing all models to ensure adherence to standards and good modelling techniques. Holding regular reviews with project teams to ensure responsibilities, required deliverables and level of development is clear
  • Acting as the first point of call for queries and troubleshooting solutions to problems encountered
  • Supporting the IT Consultant with software updates, license management, ArchiCAD BIM
    Server support and researching third party plugins and tools
  • Keeping up to date with latest industry guidance and government regulation and attending Graphisoft and BIM related events
  • Working with the Directors and Associates to measure the value of BIM for the purpose of fee negotiations, to provide input on contractual issues and to help respond to BIM-related tender questions

Professional skills required…

  • An extensive, working knowledge of ArchiCAD on large scale projects. Residential project experience is desirable
  • Experience in a CAD management role including setting standards, designing templates and writing protocols in an architectural environment
  • Sound knowledge of the UK Government's 2016 BIM Mandate, BIM Level 2 requirements and compliance with PAS 1192, ISO 19650 and COBie requirements
  • Experience of working with federated models and clash detection software
  • A proven track record of supporting project delivery with the people skills and confidence necessary to implement change and ensure adherence to new standards

It is important that you…

  • Have very strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to draft and clearly communicate best practice procedures to the office
  • Are well organised with the ability to work to deadlines, manage time and prioritise tasks accordingly
  • Are enthusiastic, proactive and approachable

To apply for this ArchiCAD BIM Manager role, please send your CV + folio to Katie Jones at Adrem Group - suitable applicants will be contacted with further information.