Scottish Executive

Client: Scottish Executive – the devolved government for Scotland, which wanted to retain commercial and financial control as it outsourced services for the first time to private providers

Role: Project Manager – outsourcing highways maintenance services

Remit: To manage the project that developed and implemented commercial management and project controls solutions for the Bear joint venture, one of the successful bidders

Key Skills:

  • Understanding intricacies of commercial construction and fixed-term maintenance contracts
  • Ability to interpret the idiosyncrasies of a new form of contract
  • Clear communication of contract requirements to all parties


  • Major contributor to bid documents
  • Produced detailed specification for business system
  • Managed the software development project that produced the new business system
  • Liaised with key stakeholders to gain acceptance of the solution
  • Managed the implementation of the new business system

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