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BIM Managers

Descriptions & Duties

  • BIM Managers plan, direct, and coordinate Building Information Modelling (BIM) projects, manage the project teams, BIM technology implementation and assure quality deliverables of the related construction projects.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Trade Specific Competencies

Construction project management knowledge and skills

To lead construction projects via BIM, BIM Managers must manage projects from start to finish. They must coordinate effectively with different professionals and clients and have to make choices to ensure that the projects are well completed on time and within budget.

Professional knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM)

BIM Managers must always apply professional knowledge and skills in BIM to solve issues and problems at work.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Normally have a bachelor's degree in construction, surveying, engineering, architecture or landscape architecture.  Holders of relevant higher diplomas can articulate to related degree programmes.


  • 4-6 years of experience as a surveyor, engineer, architect or landscape architect

Other specific requirements

  • familiar with BIM application

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $30,000-$40,000

Monthly Salary $30,000-$70,000

Monthly Salary $50,000-$100,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • BIM Managers usually work in offices, where they meet with clients and BIM project teams.


  • BIM System
  • Computers with building information modelling software

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