Camsford Water (Multiple Role-play)

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Camsford Water (Multiple Role-play)

Strategic Manager

£135 per candidate.

This toolkit is set in a fictitious organisation.


Exercise Timings

Administrator instructions: 5 minutes
Preparation: 20 minutes
Roleplay: 25 minutes

Performance in this exercise is measured against competencies which include Commitment to Diversity & Integrity, Working with Others and Political & Organisational Awareness.


This toolkit is set in a fictitious organisation, ‘Camsford Water’. Camsford Water is one of the leading providers of clean and waste water services in the UK. It has 1500 staff serving the needs of around 800 thousand industrial, commercial and domestic customers in Eastern Scotland. The 5 pages of background information includes values and performance data.

As a Director with Camsford Water the candidate has been asked to meet with three individuals representing different organisations. You need to negotiate an issue regarding piping to a new housing estate which has controversially has been built very close to a local conservation site. There are conflicting agendas and wider implications of the results of this meeting. The 1500 homes development has received a great deal of local media attention and has been the focus of much political debate around the need for an increase in low cost housing and environmental implications.

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