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Estate BIM & Data Manager (XN07)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of BIM & Data Manager within the Estate Strategy & Development team. This role is based at St Jamess University Hospital.

Candidates will have a background in a related field (e.g., construction, engineering, data management) and experience of managing estate/ building date for a large estate.

To succeed in this role, you will be a proactive team worker with the ability to act on your own initiative.

Main duties of the job

As BIM & Data Manager, you will lead the development and maintenance of the Estate Building Information Modelling (BIM) and data systems. You will have proven ability to identify and enable the realisation of BIM and other strategic estate data-driven business solutions

You will support the senior team with the development and implementation of policies, procedures & data solutions to support the delivery of a Trust-wide approach to a Digital Estate, as a core part of the Trusts Estate Strategy.

You will be responsible for the maintenance of complex and detailed information (including drawings) covering a full range of disciplines and specialisms associated with estate management, ensuring that graphical and non-graphical data is kept up to date to provide an accurate source of information about the estate and its use. This will include information used to inform other critical clinical and non-clinical Trust systems.

You will lead the Trusts processes for estates information submissions, including the annual Estates Return Information Collection, interpreting national information data definitions, and analysing the Trusts position in respect to them.

You will have line management responsibility for the Estate BIM & Data Management team, together with associated budgetary management.

About us

The Estates BIM & Data Management team is a specialist service area within the department of Estate Strategy & Development. The team will be key part of the estates and facilities services continuing digital transformation strategy over the coming years. You will have the opportunity to development and implement solutions which will support the delivery this strategy.

This role reports to the Associate Director for Estate Strategy & Development. You will develop close working relationships with key stakeholders including the Trusts capital projects team, operational estates, corporate planning service and Estates & Facilities technical development team.

At Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, you will be joining over 22,000 colleagues who take pride in what they do, respect each other and enjoy working together to provide exceptional patient care.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

a. To support the development and implementation of local policies, procedures & data/information solutions to support the delivery of a Trust-wide approach to a Digital Estate, using own initiative & judgement, as a core part of the Trusts Estate Strategy.

b. To provide expert advice to support the Head of Estates (Capital) in further development of the function, taking account of new requirements and technological developments related to BIM and Estate data/information.

c. To line manage the Estate BIM & Data Management team.

d. To support the development and maintain the Trusts Building Information Modelling (BIM) templates for associated documents, including a standard information management plan (SIMP) project information requirements (PIR) asset information requirements (AIR) and exchange information requirements (EIR).

e. To work closely with the E& F Technical Development team to ensure that complex data is accurate and sufficiently classified, categorised and resilient to fulfil best practice information management and analysis requirements.

f. To ensure that the graphical and non-graphical data in the digital estate database (MICAD Internet Property Register (IPR)) is kept up to date to provide an accurate source of information about the estate and its use. This will include information used to inform other critical clinical and non-clinical Trust systems including the Scan for Safety/ GS1 programme.

g. To lead the Trusts processes for estates information submissions, including the annual Estates Return Information Collection. To interpret national information data definitions and analyse the Trusts position in respect to them.

h. To be responsible for the maintenance provision of complex and detailed information (including drawings) covering a full range of disciplines and specialisms associated with estate management and to provide detailed technical plans for use by internal and external staff and consultants.

i. To take appropriate and timely action where information is not available for an area used by the Trust, to ensure its availability when required. Create complex detailed construction and mechanical/electrical record information where none currently exists, using information gained from site surveys, interpretation of written/verbal information and technical knowledge.

j. To ensure that information is available for the service to develop strategic plans, such as data for the development of the Estate Strategy and feasibility studies in support of departmental moves.

k. To provide scheme proposals including drawings in support of these.

l. To liaise with the Estates Capital and Operational team to ensure that information from Operation & Management manuals is incorporated into the Estate data/information database.

m. To assist in the development and management of a Smart Enterprise Asset Management System (SEAMS) for Estates & Facilities. To be responsible for controlling the quality of complex inputs into this system arising from the Trusts BIM and IPR data.

n. To identify, interpret, monitor and report on data quality issues.

o. To monitor and forecast progress against Trust, local and national targets.

p. To contribute in drawing up the budget and financial initiatives for the service, using on specialist knowledge of existing and developing requirements. To act as delegated budget holder for the Estate BIM & Data department and to monitor the expenditure of said budget.

q. To keep fully up-to-date with national projects and developments and interpret these to understand the impact of the changes at local level for the Trust.

r. To ensure a timely and accurate response to queries, both internal and external.

s. To build and maintain productive working relationships with operational and corporate colleagues.

t. To keep their manager informed on day-to-day issues which are on-going, including outcomes on specific tasks/objectives. To identify issues that are significant to Estates & Facilities and make management aware of their importance.

Core values which relate specifically to this post are:

Professionalism - acquiring, applying and sharing knowledge, skills and best practice to meet objectives and promote high standards.

Excellence - consistently providing high quality work and seeking to improve their own performance.

Flexibility - responding positively to change and seeking innovation in working practices.

Commitment - a firm commitment to achieving departmental objectives.

Partnership - working with others both internally and externally with mutual respect, understanding and trust building good relationships with all contacts.

Integrity - to act with integrity in all dealings with Trust data.

Data Quality - a firm commitment to improving data quality.

Customer Focus - a strong customer focus.

Physical Effort:

Frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse over long periods for input and manipulation of data, requiring a high degree of accuracy.

Mental Effort:

A high level of concentration and mental effort is required to carry out the role of Estate BIM & Data Manager daily.

The post-holder must have the ability to apply mental effort and concentration to complex issues and scenarios on a frequent basis.

The post-holder will be required to chair meetings and partake in discussions involving very technical aspects, requiring concentrated mental effort, especially when dealing with colleagues and negotiating challenging solutions.

Frequent need for significant concentrated effort when preparing detailed reports, reviewing data compliance etc.

Emotional Effort:

Occasional staffing issues including personal, disciplinary and redeployment/redundancy situations.

Working Conditions:

Frequent and extended use of VDU equipment.

Required to be able to attend meetings and conferences both on and off site.

Person Specification



  • Post Graduate Degree or equivalent qualification in a related field (e.g., construction, engineering, data management).


  • Further professional/ academic qualifications in management or related to digital construction.



  • Management of estate / building data within a large estate or related organisation.


  • Line management, including objective setting, appraisal and personal development plans.
  • Working within the wider engineering / construction industry.

Additional Requirements


  • Staff management.
  • Prioritisation, scheduling and monitoring of workload.
  • Multi-disciplinary team working.

Skills & Behaviours


  • Special knowledge: Estate information standards and systems
  • Special knowledge: Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its application to technical estate issues.
  • Special knowledge: Knowledge of building construction and mechanical/ electrical systems, to interpret and produce information used for development and maintenance of the Trusts estate.
  • Special knowledge: Highly computer literate. IT tools: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit


  • Special knowledge: Healthcare estate information standards and systems.
  • Special knowledge: MICAD Internet Property Register (IPR)
  • Special knowledge: Smart Asset Enterprise Management Systems (SEAMS).
  • Special knowledge: Government Soft Landings (GSL) programme.
  • Special knowledge: Scan for Safety (S4S) programme.

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals


St. James's University Hospital

Beckett Street



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