When direct management support is required to effect a quick turn-around ...
There are times when a business needs immediate hands-on intervention from an experienced Operations or Project Manager often for a few months to help deliver a project of change or to cover for the loss of a key individual
Our services at a glance:
1. War-room approach
When the urgency or criticality of the situation requires, a war room (or project Management Office) is essential. This area should be used by the key stakeholders to drive the action program with a shared ownership of the outcomes. Some key aspects of a successful war room approach:
2. Short & medium-term actions
Whilst the Project Management office should look the part (as described above) it is simply as a means-to-an-end. It is not a place for drawn-out meetings but for agreeing actions, monitoring progress and working together to solve off-line problems – pro-active and dynamic!
All of this is captured simply in Milestone and Activity plans - at a suitable granularity (i.e. can sensibly be updated daily and span a period of a few weeks)
3. Phased handover & mentoring as required...
Our objective in all projects is to work ourselves out of the job as quickly as possible and to manage a rapid hand-over to confident, competent individuals of a robust ongoing situation.
Part of this is about ensuring the local team are fully up-to-speed with the competencies that apply, and where there are any gaps, then working together to close these; quickly, efficiently and cost effectively - using internal and local service providers where appropriate.