Senior Information Manager

  • Job Reference: 37753
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £81,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is a unique Information Management role within Thames Water because you will be part of our Strategic Resource Options (SRO) team, which is developing a portfolio of 5 major infrastructure projects, including a new reservoir in Oxfordshire and other water supply resilience infrastructure programmes.

These projects have a total capital value of over £5 billion.

This role works with the Head of Procurement, Supply Chain and Digital Leads for the SRO Directorate to provide Information Management expertise across the entire SRO portfolio of projects.

What you’ll be doing as the Senior Information Manager
  • Ensure our digital content is produced, stored and shared using up-to-date technology including the effective use of platforms such as Asite and SharePoint.
  • You will be expected to lead a team to undertake the functions of effective information management as identified in ISO 19650 throughout our projects' lifecycles.
  • Work with stakeholders, partners and suppliers to understand projects’ requirements for information standards and processes, as well as delivery milestones, production methods, reference information and shared resources.
  • Create and maintain a BIM execution plan and Project Information Delivery Plan (PIDP), working alongside our operations teams.
  • You’ll use your information management team to guide, support and audit task teams in the delivery of their Task Information Delivery Plans (TIDP), to meet the projects’ requirements.
  • You'll support the mobilisation process, working with tools, SMEs and technical leadership to configure elements such as the CDE and design delivery tools, to enable the delivery of the projects.
  • Support the mobilisation of digital solutions that come together to form a common data environment.
  • You’ll provide detailed advice and support to our teams around how changing technologies might help enhance and streamline their delivery processes, and then work with them to implement these technologies and capture the resulting benefits.
  • Guide and support audit task teams.
  • Work with our teams, offering support and advice on using technologies to improve their delivery processes.
  • Use cost-effective and innovative technologies to optimise delivery and quality and reduce errors.

This is a hybrid role with a base Location of Camelford House, 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP.

What you should bring to the role 
  • Experience and expert knowledge of Information Management & Projects.
  • Previous experience managing projects and a good appreciation of the various functions, lifecycles and roles involved in the delivery of construction and infrastructure projects.
  • Significant experience working on a similar client-side role during the development and delivery phase of major infrastructure projects, preferably those subject to complex planning environments.
  • Experienced in conducting and overseeing information exchange as per the UK BIM Framework and ISO 19650.
  • Experience in managing a small team of Document Managers / Controllers.
  • Experience in implementing workflow management to bring about tangible process improvement.
  • The ability to influence build and maintain positive relationships with multiple stakeholders. 
  • Be an expert in developing and maintaining SharePoint sites complete with bespoke features and workflows.
  • A knowledge of the Information management functions allocated per party. (Appointing Party, Lead Appointing Party, Appointed Party)

What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary up to £81,000 per annum depending on previous experience.
  • Car Allowance.
  • 26 days annual leave per year increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Annual Bonus.
  • Private Medical Health Care.
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.
Who are we? 

Our business continues to operate as usual, delivering our essential services to around 16 million customers across London, Thames Valley and the Home Counties.  
At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business. 

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.