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Jacobs Project Information Manager in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Project Information Manager


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

The Highways Digital Delivery Team have identified a requirement for the position of Project Information Manager. This role forms part of the wider Highways Digital Delivery remit of driving the development and implementation of emerging technology and digital processes, embed Building Information Modelling (BIM) into the Highways business, and delivering additional value and efficiencies.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, integrity and security of digital information created on the project and stored in the Information Management system. Has a good understanding of the contractual and commercial aspects of Digital Delivery, and ensures compliance against industry, government and client requirements. A vocal advocate of Digital Delivery, promotes best practice, assists in delivering training/learning programmes, and supports project teams. Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to bring efficiencies and value to projects, clients and the business. On projects, the candidate will report directly to the Project Manager/Engineering Manager.


  • Responsible for leading, managing, mentoring and growing a local Digital Delivery team.

  • Establishes, manages and controls the Common Data Environment.

  • Ensures that all Level 2 BIM project mobilisation, contractual documentation and delivery are successfully executed in accordance with client Employer Information Requirements.

  • Ensures the security of all digital project information, including appropriate security vetting for access to the Common Data Environment, and confident in raising non-compliances where they occur.

  • Oversee and ensure the success of the Suppliers Information Exchange at each delivery stage.

  • Responsible for verifying the final Project Information Model against the Master Information Delivery Plan.

  • Raising technical queries and early warnings with the Project Manager/Engineering Manager.

  • Working with the Task Team Managers to ensure adherence to appropriate digital discipline workflows.

  • Production and management of the project health and safety model in line with PAS 1192-6.

  • Assesses capability and training needs and proactively implements training and support when required.

  • Working with Contractors to meet their 4D requirements and responsible for handover of Project Information Models.

  • Responsible for providing Digital Delivery project fee estimates / monitoring spend / recording efficiencies and reporting.


Essential Criteria

  • A degree or HND/HNC in a related subject.

  • A proactive approach to health and safety and wellbeing.

  • Excellent communication and personal skills and capable of managing a challenging workload.

  • Project production/delivery experience.

  • Good understanding of international and UK Level 2 BIM standards and requirements.

  • Good knowledge of Engineering design and Information Management systems.

  • Experience of delivering training/learning.

  • Presentation/demonstration skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Highways experience preferred but not essential.

  • Knowledge of software such as Autodesk Civil 3D, Navisworks, Infraworks, AVEVA Engineering.

  • Experience of data/asset lifecycle management.

  • Able to produce well-presented documentation of processes and workflows.

  • Achieved or working towards a professional qualification e.g. ICE, IET, BRE.


Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Cardiff

Req ID: BI 00047F