Profile - driven by challenges

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Since joining John Laing (then Equion) in 2005 I have been the Bid Manager for two projects from start to finish and won both (Tunbridge Wells regeneration and Tunbridge Wells hospital). I have also achieved short listing on two further projects which are still in the bid phase (Aarhus hospital and Chattenden regeneration) and I re-scoped the Leicester hospital project and was involved in closing the North Staffs hospital project.

Furthermore, I have been facilitating an internal change management programme to improve the way John Laing bids for projects. Due to my language skills i have also been involved in evaluating various over-seas opportunities, especially in northern Europe.

Prior to joining John Laing, I was working for Balfour Beatty as the client’s sole Quantity Surveyor for the architectural work packages during the construction phase at the redevelopment at Kings Cross underground station.

I was instrumental in the development and implementation of business plans for the Ericsson Group. I am used to advising management teams and boards and I am a trained facilitator, skilled in power based selling as well as negotiations.

I thrive when I deal with complex project with tight deadlines, especially if they include strategic thinking, need for new solutions and innovative approaches.

Relevant Experience
Successfully bidding and managing teams from pre-qualification to financial close.
Negotiating technical parts of the project agreement.
Leading and implementing business change, including introducing new approaches to business planning.
Developing strategy for John Laing’s way of bidding for projects.
Facilitating and improving business profitability.
Residential property valuation and commercial property management.

Project Experience
Tunbridge Wells Regeneration, property portfolio worth £90m, preferred bidder
Tunbridge Wells Hospital, £300m, preferred bidder
North Staffs Hospitals, £320m, preferred bidder
Leicester Hospitals, £700m, bidder (cancelled)
Aarhus University Hospital, £5bn, advisor
Chattenden Mod Land Sale, shortlisted