Atkins delivers major transformation programmes for Governments around the world, helping them to address fiscal, growth and sustainability challenges.
In the UK
Atkins is a key supplier of services to UK Government (national and local) across many areas. We work with our clients at the heart of the reform agenda, providing efficient and effective solutions to complex challenges.
Public sector organisations across the UK are facing the toughest challenges for generations. With pressing budgetary pressures, growing citizen demand, and the localism agenda, the entire sector requires urgent and radical reform.
Atkins has been advising Government for more than 50 years, delivering a full range of management consulting, planning, design, and programme and project management.
We currently focus on the following key sectors:
Providing specialist services to ensure that strategic programmes achieve vital savings and equip Government for demanding future workloads.
Using our engineering and programme management expertise to help emergency services improve their operational efficiency.
WELFARE AND PENSIONS
Helping the Department for Work and Pensions shape and deliver the new Coalition Welfare and Pension Reform proposals and modernise benefit processing to reduce costs.
Helping central departments to deliver IT-enabled change and reform the skills sector.
Planning, designing and delivering modernisation of school buildings (Building Schools for the Future).
Helping councils, local police forces and fire and rescue services to deliver the localism agenda, procure services and change their businesses to operate within the new funding arrangements.
SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE
Helping our clients to deliver complex IT and business change programmes.
Secure property management and IT services to maintain critical buildings and activities.
We pride ourselves on delivering outcomes and value for money for our clients and by providing sector insight delivered by our highly skilled people working in a collaborative working style.
In North America
Atkins provides comprehensive engineering, architectural, and consulting services for numerous clients in the federal marketplace, including every branch of the armed forces and multiple federal agencies.
The Atkins network of offices throughout North America is staffed with experts in a wide array of disciplines. Our planners, engineers, architects, and technical professionals support projects ranging from planning and asset management to design and construction. We also provide program management services for major federal initiatives.
We have been working on projects for the Department of Defense (DoD) since 1963 and have a proven track record of contract support with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Army installations, U.S. Naval Facilities Command (USN NAVFAC), U.S. Air Force (USAF) Major Commands, Air Force bases, and other DoD and non-DoD agencies. Our extensive experience in the federal arena has given us the tools to navigate through sensitive public projects, security enhancements, and more.
In the Middle East
Atkins is a key supplier of services to government clients throughout the GCC region. We work at the heart of our clients' organisations to help manage change, providing efficient and effective solutions to complex challenges.
Government clients across the region are facing the toughest challenges for generations, managing huge and complex programmes while bringing systems and processes up to world class standards.
Atkins has been advising goverment clients for more than 50 years,delivering a full range of management consultancy, planning, design, programme and project management and property services.
Atkins has considerable experience of working with both central and local Government departments and organisations around the world. Particular specialities include:
The range of management consultancy services we provide covers the spectrum of organisational needs from organisational design and development, change management, business strategy, business process improvement, business case development and benefits management. We use formal processes and tools to deliver on time, every time.
Learn more about our expertise in management consultancy
Portfolio, programme and project management
Atkins’ consultants are experts in portfolio, programme and project management and delivery. The vast majority of our consultants are accredited PRINCE2, MSP and M-o-R professionals with considerable expertise in cutting through complexity to deliver results for our customers. Atkins manages large-scale federal programs in North America that range from environmental restoration to federal mobility solutions and capital improvement projects. We increase staff resources in your agency to accomplish work, and we partner with your agency team to facilitate your success. We help navigate the peaks and valleys of lengthy projects and unsure financing by offering flexibility in staffing and significant technical expertise.
Learn more about our expertise in portfolio, programme and project management
Procurement and supply chain management and consultancy
As one of a handful of organisations to have been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply, we have considerable experience in the provision of advisory and management services for our customers’ supply chains. We work with you to understand your strategic aims and deliver solutions from procurement strategy through to tactical supplier management and development.
Learn more about our expertise in procurement and supply chain management and consultancy.
We help clients to transform business operations through IT-enabled change, supporting them throughout the programme lifecycle with ICT consultancy and thought leadership. Of course, technology is only one dimension of IT-enabled change and Atkins brings together the whole range of expertise to address how issues affect both the public and private sectors.
Learn more about our expertise in ICT consultancy.
Atkins’ applied technologies group (ATG) addresses the information management needs of our clients through the innovative use of technology. Our business and technical professionals maintain excellence by continuously researching and evaluating new solutions. We have the capacity to provide complete services to clients, beginning with problem definition and continuing through implementation and ongoing support. Our approach addresses the key factors of flexibility, scalability, and reliability. We create business workflows and application frameworks that can adapt to changing technology and that can grow and change to meet an organisation’s needs.
Learn more about our Applied Technologies service
Our established practice in the planning and design of federal building projects in North America reflects our understanding of a client’s evolving organisational and operational goals. Our nationwide network of technical professionals includes experienced project managers and architects who meet practical needs while addressing time and budget constraints with innovative solutions and exceptional design. We support the efforts of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) program. Our complete team of LEED-accredited professionals, practiced in the science of preserving our environment and minimising energy consumption, is committed to green building and sustainable architecture. Additionally, Atkins has been at the forefront of the building information modelling (BIM) movement, and we routinely and expertly incorporate BIM into our design processes.
Communities face challenges daily to keep residents safe and secure. To protect the infrastructure that we help plan, design, and construct, Atkins is on the front lines with our clients, assisting emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. We work with communities to perform vulnerability assessments and provide mitigation plans, response support, and recovery tools to help minimise the impacts of disasters. Our experts offer assistance with technical advancements in communications, development of best practices in debris management, and integration with federal, state, and local entities to help rebuild infrastructure while renewing and restoring a sense of community.
Learn more about our emergency management service.
Building on our traditional land surveying services, Atkins has incorporated the most advanced geomatics technologies available to the industry to employ the latest surveying and data collection methods. This experience allows us to address all project needs regardless of size, location, complexity, site conditions, or time constraints. We have extensive experience in the federal arena providing technologically advanced geomatics and survey and mapping services. Our professionals have enhanced the logistical operations of federal facilities to achieve better sustainability of assets and maintenance.
Learn more about our Geomatics / surveying service.
Planning and landscape architecture
In North America, Atkins has extensive experience performing military planning services. Recent project assignments have included multiple studies for all branches of the US Department of Defense (DoD) and other agencies and departments within the federal government. We have a detailed knowledge of Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard military planning regulations and technical manuals. Atkins personnel have been repeatedly selected to revise and update DoD master planning manuals and guidelines. Furthermore, Atkins’ landscape architects help clients achieve the desired aesthetic and functional goals for their projects. Our designs are responsive to the natural environment, and sensitive to long-term sustainability.
For more information on our work and experience in this sector please contact:
Sector managing director - Planning and management
Managing director - Faithful+Gould
UK & EUROPE
Local Government account director
286 Euston Road
London NW1 3AT
Tel: +44 201 121 2000
Mobile: +44 7834 505 556
Education account director
286 Euston Road
London NW1 3AT
Tel: +44 20 7121 2000
Emergency Services account manager
Tel: +44 1252 89 9621
In this section you can find information for below regions Government sector documents.