DublinDesign Management

Digital Project Manager (BIM)

Full Time Permanent Salary basedNegotiable

Ethos Engineering are mechanical and electrical consultants to the commercial, data centre, food and beverage, and light industrial sectors.

Our mission is to engineer systems that complement the purpose of each building we design, improve the immediate and surrounding community, and meet the objectives of its operations, inhabitants, patrons, operators, and staff.

We are ambitious, driven, innovative, and passionate about delivering excellence for our clients and their projects, and we never settle for delivering work quickly at the cost of quality. Our work environment is positive, professional, and supportive. We take our work seriously, but we like to have a lot of fun too and we place huge importance on having a great company culture. We have been recognised as a Great Place to Work 2020 and 2021 as well as Best Organisation to Work For 2022.

About Ethos - Design Management Group
Ethos Design Management / Lead Design Consultancy Services is a fast-growing group currently operating in the Data Centre sector, Ethos's Design Management team have managed numerous local and international projects and developments for some of the largest blue-chip clients across the globe. The team undertake full design and management duties from RIBA stage 0 – to 6 for all disciplines including civil, structural, and architectural services along with other specialised services required to meet the Clients strategy, all in addition to our core MEP services. Our methodology to do this is based on creating good communication and cooperation between key stakeholders, use of workshops to drive the design philosophies and ensuring the team is highly focused on delivering a state-of-the-art project within our client’s programme and budget. Our people are ambitious, work on their own initiative and want to work for the best and with the best Architects and Engineers in this industry.

Job Description: Digital Project Manager (BIM) / Full-Time Permanent
Location: Dublin (office based) - Hybrid Working
Group: Design Management
Salary: € Negotiable
Minimum Qualifications: 3rd Level College Degree
Essential Experience: 5+ years’ experience in Engineering Consultancy
Sectors: Data Centre

About the Role – Digital Project Manager (BIM)
Ethos Engineering Design Management Group is growing on the back of our successful expansion across Europe in the exciting world of Hyperscale Data Centre Design. We are looking for the right candidates to join us, with the drive and ambition to be at the leading edge of our industry as we provide innovative & novel design solutions for our Blue-Chip Big Tech clients.

The purpose of the Digital Project Manager (BIM) is to ensure the design of all projects are executed successfully achieved. This role will focus on flawless design delivery, coordination and engineering execution.

Candidate Attributes

  • A working knowledge of Autodesk Revit, Navisworks and BIM360 are essential while a working knowledge of ArchiCAD and other BIM authoring software is beneficial.

  • Assist the client in preparing comprehensive BIM Guidelines where necessary and advise on BIM best practices.

  • Review, evaluate, and comment on the BIM Execution Plans provided by both the Design teams, and the Construction BIM teams on behalf of the client.

  • Provide oversight of the project Design and Construction Teams to ensure that the requirements of the client’s BIM Guidelines are properly and adequately addressed.

  • Ability to lead, coordinate and supervise both internal and external teams.

  • Ability to lead, delegate and monitor BIM works to external contractors.

  • Provide oversight of the Design BIM Team to ensure that 3D design coordination is completed.

  • Ensure that all project design and construction models and related documents are posted on the owner’s document management server or FTP site as required by BIM Coordination Schedule.

  • Interface between the various project stakeholders to ensure that the model content conforms to the owner’s data requirements.

  • Coordinate BIM kick-off meetings and ongoing BIM coordination meetings for the project team.

  • Provide an overall BIM Coordination Schedule for the Spatial Coordination meetings and milestones.

  • Provide timely reporting on BIM progress to the owner’s PM. Communicate to the Design management team and project design team the key performance indicators (KPIs) and how they are measured and to be met.

  • Facilitate the hand-­‐over of the Design BIM model to the Construction BIM Team by providing regular detailed design BIM model reviews. These reviews include recommendations to optimize the clash detection process along with visual examinations of the combined Architecture, Structural, Civil, MEP, and Fire Protection models.

  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to produce quality work and achieve project deadlines within budget.

  • You must be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business services.

  • A forward planner, who identifies and resolves project challenges effectively.

  • Have a working knowledge base and experience across all RIBA work stages.

  • You must have excellent commercial awareness and business acumen with the ability to manage projects to the budget including man-hours and commercial targets.

  • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills. Have thorough knowledge of UK building regulations and construction technology.

  • Possess exceptional technical and construction detailing ability

    Role Requirements

  • The candidate must be based in Ireland to be considered for this position

  • Provide leadership to the BIM management functions on the project, in accordance with established DM Group procedures and protocols.

  • To complete and publish federated models and clash reports (part of the Project Execution Plan) and establish project-specific procedures and implement them, in accordance with DM Group's established procedural protocols.

  • To complete and publish Power BI reports on BIM models including modelling best practices and weekly clash reports.

  • Provide interface with client, as appropriate where defined in the project structure.

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude to safety and ensure the "Design" team is active in this regard.

  • Guide the Design team to insure that the overall project requirements are satisfied.

  • Working with the discipline leads to establishing an agreed scope of services for all Design disciplines and/or Design Subcontractors/Suppliers.

  • Ensure adherence to the design brief/scope of service and develop (as required) a comprehensive scope of service for the next stage of the project.

  • Manage all design reviews and coordination meetings; ensure a fully coordinated design model is in place and work closely with discipline lead designers to deliver.

  • Ensure that a fully coordinated design is produced that integrates with the agreed Project Execution Plan and that the design is regularly monitored for progress and updated as required.

  • Manage change control (in conjunction with the internal team)

  • Ensure that the Design fully accords with the defined specifications as detailed within the work package control document or Sub-contract documents as appropriate.

In conjunction with Senior Management and discipline heads, ensure that resource management is effectively and efficiently applied to the project.

Key Knowledge

  • Knows where to find relevant knowledge.

  • Experience with Autodesk BIM software and other relevant bim software packages.

  • Working knowledge of is0:19650 and BIM best practices.

  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite of Software

  • Developing skills in relevant software

  • Project Management

  • Familiarity/ understanding of Project Planning software.

  • General Construction knowledge and working knowledge of data centre design/requirements.


  • Flexible working times

  • Days holidays up to 25 days

  • Pension Scheme

  • Your own company laptop

  • Working travel out-of-pocket expenses

  • Travel tax scheme or bike-to-work scheme

  • Regular training/mentoring Further college support

  • Support for Chartership

  • A Professional Subscription Fee paid by the company

  • Heavily subsidised social committee (5 a side, golf society, climbing club and regular social events)

    At Ethos, our vision is to: “Be the company people want to work with, and for

    Values Our values differentiate and focus us every day to be EPIC - for our people and our customers.

Recruitment Agencies: Please do not reply to this job advert. Should Ethos require assistance with this posting you will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition Team.

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