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Sector Classification:
Government & Military
 
 

A Government Funded Agency.
Contracted to provide a PRINCE2 Project Manager to contractually accept a new finance software application and arrange for it to be rolled out across the organisation.

One of the major British Government departments.
Contracted to provide a PRINCE2 Workstream Leader to plan a project for the implementation of a new General Ledger, to then implement a Procurement System and manage the selection of a systems vendor. The project budget was 3m external spend plus 70 man-years of internal resources.

Achieved the following in this politically charged situation:-

 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books facilitated both product and vendor selection by a combination of Conference Room Pilots, vendor visits, reference visits and contract negotiation;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books established a Project Management Office;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books managed production of the Project Plan (Work Breakdown Structure, Terms of Reference, estimation of resource requirements and the Risk Register);
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books authored the systems aspects of the Business Case;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books managed the planning process to accommodate a two-fold increase in the project's scope.

A Government-owned organisation.
Contracted to supply a PRINCE Project Manager to plan and manage the implementation of new computer applications, upgraded applications and upgraded computer infrastructure. Facilitated the planning process and managed the following:-

 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books definition of the scope of work;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books IT strategy decision process;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books requirements definition;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books product and supplier selection;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books pilot implementations;
 Parthenon Consultancy for project management, safety training and business books acceptance activities.

Defined the organisation's Millennium compliance plan, covering all internal computer systems and the business processes which depended upon interfaces to other organisations. Carried out Year 2000 compliance audit and managed the resulting corrective activities.

The business systems implemented by this assignment included accounts, fixed assets, client management, time recording, purchase order, personnel and workflow.

An international computer services company - military client.
(Parthenon's fourth contract with this customer)
Contracted to supply a Programme Director to plan and manage the implementation of a distributed CAD design repository for our client's customer. Carried out the risk assessment, managed the change control process and escalated issues where appropriate.

A Military organisation.
Contracted to supply a Business Assurance Co-ordinator to carry-out these tasks;-  

  • to manage a Business Process Re-engineering initiative to improve the provision of spare parts for road vehicles. Facilitated brainstorming sessions, documented the plan using PMW and contributed to the team's final report;
  • to manage the business aspects of the development of an aircraft equipment support system. Carried out risk assessment, managed the change control process and tracked budgets.
  • to manage the implementation of an equipment  business planning system.

International computer services company - end client was an educational organisation.
(Parthenon's second contract with this customer)
Contracted to supply a Project Manager. Managed the planning and implementation of a large Novell network of client-server multimedia systems.

International computer services company - end client was an educational organisation.
(Parthenon's first contract with this customer)
Contracted to supply a Project Manager. Managed the planning and implementation of a large Novell network of client-server multimedia systems.

Consulting company - end client was an international media business.
(Parthenon's third contract with this customer)
Contracted to supply a Consultant to create and populate two sales and marketing databases for the World Service of a prestigious broadcasting corporation.

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