Camsford Water (Written Exercise)

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Camsford Water (Written Exercise)

Strategic Manager

£135 per candidate.

This toolkit is set in a fictitious organisation.


Exercise Timings

Administrator instructions: 5 minutes
Written Ex: 90 minutes

Performance in this exercise is measured against competencies which include Effective Communication, Problem Solving and Commitment to Excellence.


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.

The candidate is Director of Camsford water and must prepare a draft strategic direction paper considering the organisation’s priorities, risks and opportunities and strategy for meeting organisational objectives.

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