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Digital Product Development Manager

Location: Balham, London/Home

Applications open

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected], outlining how you feel you would be a great fit for the role. 

Job purpose

You will be responsible for spearheading CIBSE’s efforts to digitise its engineering data and develop software tools to empower building services engineers. This pivotal position requires a blend of strategic thinking, industry knowledge, and commercial know-how.

Specific accountabilities

  • Digitisation Strategy: Manage the transformation of CIBSE's data into machine-readable and human-readable formats, liaising with CIBSE members and CIBSE’s industry partners to understand their needs and preferences.
  • Software Tool Development: Manage the development of digital tools tailored to the needs of building services engineers.
  • Commercial strategy: Manage the commercial development of CIBSE's digital tools and data, collaborating with CIBSE Services and CIBSE's Marketing Department to generate new revenue streams.
  • Technology Evaluation: Stay abreast of emerging technologies, trends, and innovations relevant to the building services industry.

Qualifications/ Skills


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, or related field.
  • Proven experience in digital transformation initiatives, data management, and software development within a relevant industry context.
  • Strong technical proficiency in data analytics, database management, programming languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript), and software development methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders effectively.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to develop and execute long-term digitisation strategies aligned with organizational goals.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks, manage timelines, and coordinate cross-functional teams.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development in the fields of digital technology and building services engineering.


  • Advanced degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, or related field.
  • Familiarity with building services engineering principles, standards (e.g., CIBSE, BSRIA, ASHRAE), and industry-specific software tools (e.g., Autodesk Revit, EnergyPlus) is highly desirable.


  • Managing Director of CIBSE Services, and wider CIBSE Services Team
  • Head of Knowledge, and wider Knowledge and Technical Teams
  • Marketing and Communications Team
  • CIBSE Committees and Networks, as required

Joining CIBSE as a Digital Product Development Manager offers a unique opportunity to drive meaningful change within the building services industry through innovative digital solutions. If you are passionate about leveraging technology to empower engineers and enhance the built environment, we invite you to apply and be part of our dynamic team.

The Institution is an equal opportunities employer. The post-holder will be expected to adhere to and support the Institution’s commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.

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