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Case Study

Building client project delivery capability and a robust execution control system

Delivering a comprehensive capital project management approach for the client.

The Situation

  • Old site operating at 20% of historical capacity
  • Limited project management and delivery experience and resources
  • Critical products being outsourced to third party manufacturers
  • Need to bring new products in house
  • Outsourcing of all improvement works to contractors
  • Inadequate project planning and reporting with an ineffective Execution Control System
  • Poor track record of delivering capital expenditure projects on time and to budget

Approach

  • Developed and installed robust high level and detailed project planning for all large projects
  • Developed a portfolio management view, monthly review and prioritisation 
  • Implemented an effective Execution Control System that introduced Daily, Weekly and Monthly reviews
  • Developed and installed KPIs for: Safety, Project progress and financial performance
  • Established capital projects management and improved site contractor management processes
  • Deliver leadership and supervisory coaching to transform the performance management culture, focusing on achieving proactive safety and project performance targets

Results 

  • Overview of all capital projects
  • Safe delivery of multiple contractor works
  • Clear plan and anticipation of resource requirements
  • Quick escalation of issues and resolution
  • On time execution of the project in line with the overall plan
  • Identification of project critical path and project related risks
  • Confidence of site management from group management
  • Successful co-ordination and execution of strategic capital projects (on time, within budget) 

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