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Kent County Council

Kent County Council

Client Profile

An English local authority that outsources its highway maintenance to private contracting organisations.

Role

Commercial Consultant – Contract mobilisation

Remit

To support the implementation of a new highways contract, collaborating with Heads of Service to prepare new arrangements and payment mechanisms.

Key Skills

  • Using commercial contracting experience to help a client of a contractor mitigate the risks of outsourcing.
  • Knowledge of what KCC’s contracting partner would be looking to achieve and drivers to maximise their return as quickly as possible.
  • Identifying the best-fit solution for all parties.
  • Communication and liaison with all parties

Achievements

  • Developed working practices and processes to control outsourced work, which ensured full visibility of commitments and forward forecasts of work costs.
  • Developed training packages and delivered training on the new project would operate.
  • Amended the way core systems work to better suit the business operation.
  • Co-operated closely with contracting supplier to understand the contract and its mechanisms.
  • Resolved ambiguities within the contract/relationship and avoided any potential disputes between the parties.

Feedback

We used Nick’s services in Kent to mobilise our Term Maintenance Contract. Nick’s skills and experience were invaluable to us – he has an eye for the detail and delivers without question. The application of his commercial foresight – through to IT systems enablement were invaluable. I would thoroughly recommend his services.

David Beaver

Head of Commercial Management and Waste Services, Highways Transportation and Waste KCC

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