Financial advice
Fixing Electricity Lines

Client: National Grid 

Staff: Sophie Lee

Commission: FEED Framework Manager and capture lead for all sales (including new frameworks)

Role: Framework Manager

Details of services provided: Sophie was the framework manager for the National Grid Front End Engineering Design framework. She managed a team of 50-100 engineers in the outline design of HV substations and HV Overhead lines, prior to main contract. The projects were mostly improvement works required to substations (new equipment, Security fencing, flood relief design) or new build substations and circuit extensions.


During this time, the framework was renewed and Sophie was the capture for this successful tender. Sophie focused on offering high quality solutions and deliverables, driving value for the client wherever possible. Sophie was also responsible for framework sales, and had an over 80% success rate with tendering.  

Key achievements:

  • Only consultant to be successful on all lots during framework re-tender

  • Value Engineering savings across the framework of over £20m