BIM Manager

Requisition ID:  27301

Saint-Ghislain, BE, 7331

Tractebel is a global engineering and consulting company delivering integrated solutions for sustainable energy and built environment projects. Our expertise is trusted worldwide across multiple markets like nuclear, renewables, power & gas, electrical grids, hydropower & dams, water resources & supply, desalination, complex & high-tech buildings, transport infrastructures, and ports & waterways.
By connecting strategy, design, engineering, social & environmental studies, project management and in-house digital applications, we partner with companies and public authorities to create a positive impact on people and planet. 
Backed by more than 150 years of experience, today Tractebel is a community of over 5,500 passionate experts across the globe, committed to ethical business and the fight against climate change. Tractebel is part of the ENGIE Group, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services.

Working Environment

You will be part of the Business line URBAN within the Business Entity Belgium. Our entity aims to grow its business in Belgium and abroad by offering its customers and prospects high quality, attractive, competitive and innovative solutions in the following domains:

  • Urban design & development (energy masterplans, eco-districts, micro-grids, water, etc.)
  • Transport & mobility (road, rail, bridges, tunnels and multimodal hubs, etc.)
  • Buildings & complex structures (airport, stadium, commercial buildings, datacentres, etc.)
  • Environment & climate change (strategies, policies and governance for sustainability)
  • Geo-engineering

To deal with its many projects the Business Line seeks to expand its management team by hiring a BIM implementation manager based in Belgium. He/she has the full responsibility to continue the BIM implementation in the Business Entity Belgium and to support this development in other entities in the world. The turnover of the business line is about 100 Million € and the team counts about 1000 engineers, architects, consultants, designers and support. The BIM implementation manager is member of the Business Line Management Committee.


Your function


  • Responsible for BIM standards development, implementation, and enforcement
  • Creation and maintenance of the software template files to assure standards
  • Automate routines in BIM to support standards and productivity
  • Provide quality control for completeness and adherence to Tractebel standards of all shop drawings produced
  • Train and oversee the day-to-day activities of BIM Coordinator to ensure BIM standards are maintained in the creation of BIM models


  • Lead the Tractebel’s BIM Community of Practice (COP)
  • Report on the Tractebel’s current and projected state in regards to BIM implementation
  • Create upgrade and deployment strategies for the BIM implementation effort
    • Assess: Evaluate the Tractebel current workflow, strategies, budgets, projects, staffing, etc.
    • Plan: Create a plan for implementation (identify team members, what is the project, what are the goals, etc.)
    • Solve: Execute the plan, lead software’s installation, get templates created, get training, etc.
    • Confirm: Be able to demonstrate Taylor Design’s BIM success by evaluating goals that were established in the Assess Phase
  • Provide fundamental and intermediate training to Taylor Design staff on all BIM software
  • Conduct continuing education on BIM processes and its new technologies
  • Provide technical orientation to new hires regarding BIM tools
  • Maintain high level of competency of software through continued use and training


Your profile

  • You have a Master Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Business Administration or equivalent;
  • You have an overall technical knowledge in the Building and/or Infrastructure sector;
  • You have several years of experience in a similar position, or in management of large projects;
  • You have an in-depth working knowledge of BIM;
  • You are used to managing budgets while being able to have an overall view on projects;
  • You are capable to coordinate and review/edit proposal input from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from business developers, marketing, product teams, finance, commercial, legal, …
  • You must be a self-starter and possess the drive to pursue continued education on BIM;
  • You have strong communication skills and are able to discuss at technical & managerial level;
  • You are empathic in order to lead and motivate teams in Flanders, Brussels and Wallonia to do projects in Belgium and abroad with a focus on quality and profitability in line with the customer’s needs;
  • You have a dynamic personality, are well organized and can work independently;
  • You have a strong cooperative mind-set and show openness towards other products and teams;
  • You have an excellent knowledge of French and English; Dutch is an asset;
  • You are open to short missions abroad.

Our offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an international environment with a good work/life balance;
  • A stable work environment where professional growth and development are stimulated (via the Tractebel School and the ENGIE University);
  • An attractive compensation package with fringe benefits;
  • A permanent contract to ensure the roles offered are in accordance with your skills, interests, career goals and lifestyle.



Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Technical Qualification