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Building Information Manager

The British Museum
London (Central), London (Greater)
£42,804 - £46,784 per annum
Closing date
13 Jul 2022

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Building Information Manager
Capital Planning and Programme Management (CPPM)
£42,804 - £46,784 per annum
Application deadline: 12pm (midday) on 13 July 2022

About the role:

The British Museum has an exciting opportunity to join us as Building Information Manager.

This is a great opportunity to join our growing Capital Planning and Programme Management team. In this exciting role, you will work as part of the client-side capital projects team, responsible for renewal projects across the Museum’s estate including the grade-I listed building in Bloomsbury, which serves to protect and display the Museum’s unique collection. The role will support across a range of challenging and exciting projects collaborating with array of colleagues from many different departments as well as supporting the Facilities Management team. The main purpose of this role is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of capital projects and the maintenance of the British Museum estate through the efficient collection, management and dissemination of building data.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Shape a change management programme to develop and implement a building information management strategy incorporating Building Information Modelling (BIM) processes and standards.
  • Lead on implementing BIM across a complex, operational historic estate
  • Work closely with experienced framework partners to develop an information management strategy consistent with BS EN ISO 19650: 1-3 - Information management using building information modelling
  • With Information Services colleagues scope, procure and implement a fit for purpose Common Data Environment (CDE)
  • Lead on discharging the Information Management duties of the Appointing Party (the Museum) on construction, renewal and change projects as defined in ISO 19650.
  • In conjunction with the Museum’s facilities management partners and the Space Utilisation Manager, oversee the continual development of Space Management software and CAFM software to ensure effective synchronisation.
  • Manage, the Museum’s building CAD files, space database and database of previous surveys and studies

About you:

  • Educated to degree level or similar relevant qualification and experience
  • Experience of strategic and organisational business planning and the preparation of business cases for change.
  • Experience in working in Facilities Management or Building Information Modelling
  • Excellent judgment and a strategic approach; ability to identify and solve complex problems; able to work on own initiative.
  • Diplomatic, and experienced in dealing with senior management; ability to influence colleagues throughout the organisation and work collaboratively with other teams to deliver meaningful change.

About the British Museum:

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the leading visitor attractions and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.

The Museum offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Membership of the civil service pension scheme
  • Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
  • Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Interest-free travel, bicycle and rental deposit loans
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts on food and gift shop purchases

Additional details:

For more information about this role, please see the job description.

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The British Museum is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. We value the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to a Museum which represents world culture. The Museum is committed to ensuring that no job applicant suffers unlawful discrimination because of any protected characteristics. Our recruitment procedures aim to ensure that individuals are treated because of their relevant knowledge, skills and experience.

We are also currently piloting a flexible way of working that allows our employees to work remotely in a way that suits them and the organisation. We welcome questions and conversations at interview stage and how flexible working could work for you.

The Museum adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) for pre-employment screening of Civil Servants.

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