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Highways England – National infrastructure Programme

- Project Overview

Working with Mott MacDonald, on their framework with Highways England. Value: Over £10billion. Nationally important infrastructure/road project.

Why did they approach Metisplan?

  • Metisplan have experience working in high-value infrastructure projects and complex
  • We brought experience from lots of different industries
  • Depth of Matt Orton’s CV; the project required someone of a specialist nature

What problem did Metisplan solve?

  • To set up planning function in Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Provided valuable insight into supply chain time-related challenges
  • Worked as part of the core management teams

What value did Metisplan bring?

  • Provided a link between time, cost and resource
  • Enabled the client not to pay for delays that the supply chain were not entitled to under contract
  • Worked collaboratively with the trio of project manager/planning manager and commercial functions to safeguard the interests of the client and ensure that the contract was followed
  • Provided an independent perspective to reduce bias, as the schedule quality from supply chain was inefficient and contained bias
  • Actively promoted collaboration of siloed design disciplines
  • Acted in accordance with the contract – worked with the team to ensure the contract was followed better