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Head of BIM Department


Posted on August 27, 2020

15 - 20 years Abu Dhabi, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Architecture(Architecture). Any Nationality

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Dewan Architects + Engineers is looking for Head of BIM Department with construction industry knowledge to join the team. This opening is an exceptional opportunity to make a meaningful contribution and offers growth for someone who demonstrates a dedicated, driven, motivated, can-do attitude. Energetic executive with a minimum of fifteen (15) years' experience in construction tech, consulting, project management, who has passion in combining strategy with execution. This individual will be responsible for bringing thought leadership.

Architecture / Interior Designing


Desired Candidate Profile


• Setting long-term strategy.
• Setting and managing departmental priorities.
• Provide operational leadership
• Preparation of the BEP “BIM Execution Plan” for each project
• Create initial project setup for drafting with workflow documents
• Responsible for BIM standards development, implementation.
• Plan, organize and manage work plans in BIM for the project team Create shop drawing and as-built plans.
• Produce Disciplines overlays with clashes identified
• Work with the project management team, the on-site teams, and closeout team for directives on creating or updating plans
• Work with the project management team to define and communicate project goals and milestones.
• Work as part of a project team to achieve consistent results.
• Define and monitor quality control programs.
• Provide over-the-shoulder training, developing, and shadowing staff when necessary
Set project schedules and manage multiple projects concurrently.
• Monitor project deliverables and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment
Develop, implement, and monitor BIM design standards and procedures to meet clients’ needs.
• Initiate and maintain contact with clients for clarification, coordination, and negotiation of critical issues.
• Defining a data driven decision making process for the department, such that it is aligned with the company’s mission and be responsive to changing business needs.
• Participate in ongoing executive, financial, and ops meetings to participate in company policy & decision-making.
• Responsible for overall morale of the BIM department, including new hiring, employee development initiatives, and terminations.
• Ensure Dewan procedures, standards and workflows are applied and communicated to the project teams

Required Qualities and Skills:

• Architectural or Engineering degree is preferred
• A minimum of 15 years of professional experience using and supporting Autodesk products, including Revit, AutoCAD, Dynamo, Navisworks
• Ability to manage, motivate and lead teams, train and mentor staff.
• Experience with Architecture, Structure & MEP systems
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Eager to support staff with a positive attitude, passion and patience
• Ability to understand project scopes, budgets and communicate risk
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Hands on on-site experience with BIM a plus.
• Working knowledge of construction/design industry workflows
• Experience with multiple BIM/CAD project management tasks/roles, including training and support mentor, project team member and strategic leader
• Ability to maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of the organization
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills; attention to detail
• Ability to act decisively under strong pressure, along with the ability to effectively manage during stressful or crisis situations
• Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels
• Knowledge of training methodologies and the ability to develop and deliver technical/operational training to various levels of employees
• Able to produce Visual images from Navisworks / Enscape / Lumion

Desirable Qualities and Skills:

• Knowledge of Naviswokrs, Dynamo
• The description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time.
• Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisation needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder


BIM Revit Architect Navisworks Enscape Lumion Dynamo AutoCAD

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Driven by Quality and Design Excellence

Dewan Architects + Engineers has been at the forefront of the Middle East's booming architectural and engineering design sector for almost three decades. The inaugural Dewan office was established in Abu Dhabi early 1984 and successfully completed Dewan's f irst high-rise commercial project, Baniyas Tower, in 1988, which cemented Dewan's presence as a major player in the regional architectural scene. In 1999, Dewan's Dubai design studio was established, and it has rapidly become a prominent and integral contributor to the emirate's burgeoning and iconic skyline. Dewan further entrenched its leadership market position by establishing new offices in Iraq, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Philippines, and Barcelona with plans to further establish offices in SE Asia and Africa in the coming 2-3 years. Today Dewan is recognized as a global multi-disciplinary practice and is ranked as one of the top three firms regionally, and in the top 50 firms globally as rated by leading industry publications and its peers.
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Khristine Sumo - HR Manager

Website https://www.dewan-architects.com

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