Optimising digital infrastructure across the globe
What We Offer
Our Critical Infrastructure team specialises in the upgrade, expansion and modernisation of mission critical engineering led infrastructure across the data centre, commercial, manufacturing and high-tech sectors.
We deliver project management, cost management, procurement and construction contract administration services tailored to our clients’ specific needs.
We are recognised for our exceptional quality of service; close, long-term client relationships and sustainable added value.
We are seeing an increasing requirement by organisations in the datacentre, commercial, media and high-tech sectors to upgrade, modernise and expand their mission critical facilities and infrastructure.
Critical infrastructure projects often face a unique and challenging collection of objectives and constraints but there is no doubt that legacy infrastructure can be refurbished to increase capacity, support new and emerging business services, reducing operating costs and environmental impact.
With many clients also keen to deliver on their ESG commitments, this sustainable approach is increasingly appealing.
Our clients’ critical infrastructure projects often face a unique and challenging collection of objectives and constraints.
Amongst a portfolio of challenges, we frequently see the following:
Delivery of projects within existing operational facilities requiring right first time, business as usual, execution
High levels of governance with hard budgets and completion timelines for benefits realisation
Comprehensive testing and proving of installations including integrated systems and off site testing
High quality workmanship and well defined performance characteristics. Best value delivery not judged solely on capital cost
Multi stakeholder environments requiring management of a spectrum of vested interests
Complex sequencing, phasing and predictable system change over execution in existing buildings
Unique risk profile including discovery and operational risk events within existing buildings
SECURITY AND REPUTATION
Highly secure environments requiring sensitive handling of information and selection of the right team and people
We help our clients overcome their challenges by providing them with the following:
Through a combination of experience based know how, cost data and proven execution methods we focus on single point execution excellence
We invest time to understand what project success looks like, how it will be measured, how it integrates into wider client objectives and where we will make a difference
We build robust project budgets including risk funds that are based upon identified cost drivers unique to the project
We deliver integrated cost management, project management, procurement management, change and risk management, giving our clients control and visibility at all stages on a ‘no surprises’ basis
We provide clarity in written and verbal reporting, allowing quicker, efficient decisions, mindful of the relative influence and decision making roles of team participants. We handle client and project information sensitively and securely
Through proven procurement processes, we identify and select the right contractor, with the right track record and right team
We use specialist sector knowledge and experience to give informed insight on all aspects of mission critical deployment. We look for opportunities to improve the cost and benefits case within a project whilst delivering against the brief