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Turner & Townsend is hiring an Associate Director BIM - Apply Now!

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Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend is one of the leading consultancy providers to the Real Estate sector and we have a thriving Real Estate Digital team making the difference for a large number of clients both in the UK and Overseas. We are now looking for talented Associate Director-level BIM/Digital professionals to work on a wide variety of exciting projects/programmes and support the leadership of our ambitious growth plans.

Our team are recognised as global experts in the development and deployment of BIM and Digital on major projects and programmes, delivering client outcomes which mutually benefit the supply chain and add value to projects. The approach underpinning our delivery is:

  • Forward thinking
  • Careful planning
  • Shared understanding
  • Transparency and collaboration
  • Independent and open methodology

We work holistically with our wider business to provide an environment for innovation and deliver success on projects where BIM is core to the delivery and operation of assets.

We lead the BIM process at organisational, programme and project level through:

  • Discovery and understanding
  • Client adoption strategy and strategic project setup
  • Project and programme BIM execution planning
  • BIM implementation, information management and supply chain management
  • BIM compliance checking and data verification

Our specialist staff work globally, using cutting edge tools and techniques to deliver the vision of the world’s best clients.

The Opportunity:

The individual will have the opportunity to work alongside a highly skilled team delivering and implementing BIM from strategy level to project level for global clients and support the growth of our regional team.


As an Associate Director within the Real Estate Digital team at Turner & Townsend you will be responsible for:

  • Capturing client requirements and develop a BIM strategy to meet those requirement
  • Authoring key BIM documentation and workflows aligned to industry best practice
  • Leading and managing the roll out and implementation of the above within a client organisation, across a programme of works and at project level
  • Communicating the BIM strategy, documentation & workflows to stakeholders
  • Digital risk identification and mitigation
  • Leading/Managing digital transformation and strategy
  • Interfacing with clients, design teams and contractors implementing BIM methodologies and best practice from strategy level through to project delivery.
  • Facilitate stakeholder meetings & workshops
  • Writing detailed reports
  • Peer review work produced by colleagues maintaining Turner & Townsend quality measures
  • Supporting colleagues with project deliverables
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of Turner &Townsend BIM documentation and processes
  • Undertaking research and development of emerging technologies
  • Providing commission management and oversight
  • Playing a leading role in the achievement of team objectives
  • Leading & managing a team, when needed
  • Staying abreast of developments within own technical area of expertise
  • Working with Directors to construct bids for new work
  • Providing direction to staff working for you and with you on specific tasks.
  • Acting as a role model for less experienced staff
  • Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
  • Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new Turner & Townsend clients
  • Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities
  • Knowledge management
  • Acting as an ambassador championing the digital services delivered by Turner & Townsend.



Sector: Defence & Wider Estates Clients

Design and Construction. Understanding the handover of BIM and the operational phase of built assets is desirable.

The individual will possess the following:

  • A consultancy background with experience of the design process and procurement routes within a relevant industry
  • Strong understand of BIM industry standards and best practice
  • A good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders within a project environment
  • A systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Preferably educated to degree level or with sufficient demonstrable work place experience to satisfy the requirements of the role.

BIM/ technology/Software

The individual will possess the following:

  • Understanding of the emerging technology market that can support our clients & delivery
  • A working knowledge of the standards which define ISO 19650 BIM
  • An understanding of international BIM standards
  • A working knowledge of the roles and responsibilities relevant to a BIM enabled project
  • A working knowledge of the creation and maintenance of key BIM documentation
  • A working knowledge of a common data environment
  • A working knowledge of the roles and relationships associated with a BIM enabled project.
  • Working knowledge of a 3D modelling software such as Revit, ArchiCAD, etc.
  • A working knowledge of 3D model interrogation and clash detection software such as Solibri, Navisworks, etc.
  • An understanding of dashboard software such as Power BI, Tableau, etc.
  • An inquisitive nature to research and learn new software skills.

Personal skills

The individual will possess the following:

  • The ability to work independently & be self-motivated
  • The ability work in a diverse skilled team
  • The ability to define & write BIM strategies and implementation plans
  • Clear communication skills to all project stakeholders
  • Ability to lead project meetings
  • Presentation skills
  • Workshop skills
  • Ability to lead and contribute to team meetings and discussions
  • Inquisitive nature
  • Methodical approach to delivering tasks
  • Confident in challenging others.

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please find out more about us at www.turnerandtownsend.com/

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