Consulting

Projects Undertaken

Government

Industry

Government - Ministry of Justice

Service

Organisational Review

Role

Sole Reviewer & Project Manager

Description

This project, won at open tender in mid-1998, involved a review of the effectiveness and efficiency of the Offender Management (Prisons) System.The review involved an examination of staff, prisoner and stakeholders issues. Accordingly, the review adopted an extensive interview and review process involving one-on-one interviews, focus groups, literature and documentary analysis. Stakeholders interviewed included prisoners, officers, prison administrators, Ministry staff, external stakeholders and vested interest groups, the Minister, The Shadow Minister, Chairman of the Senate Estimates Committee, the Ombudsman, Staff Union, and others.In all some 150 recommendations were presented as well as a detailed implementation and change management strategy.The Ministry retained JCG to conduct a feedback session to all those who participated in the review and are further retained them for involvement during the two-year implementation period.

Industry

Government

Service

Marketing Advice

Role

Principal Marketing Expert

Description

Appointed by the Ministry of Justice to provide expert marketing advice as part of tender evaluation panel for major government outsourcing valued at about $400m.

Industry

Government

Service

Problem resolution

Role

Principal analyst

Description

Appointed by Minister to resolve major organisational problem within the Fire Brigade. Project involved review of legislation, documents and records and the interview of staff, management, board and opposition politicians. The report made 62 recommendations that were presented to, and adopted by, the Cabinet.

Industry

Government - Contracts & Asset Management

Service

Strategic planning

Role

Project Manager and facilitator

Description

Facilitation of strategic planning process for Government agency responsible for the management $18 billion of public assets.

Industry

Government - Contracts & Asset Management

Service

Strategic planning

Role

Project Manager and facilitator

Description

Facilitation of strategic planning process for Government agency responsible for the management $18 billion of public assets.

Industry

Government - Sport and Recreation

Service

Business Plan

Role

Business Planner

Description

Designed and structured the business plan for the Victoria Stadium - Docklands project.

Industry

Government

Service

Re-engineering

Role

Project Manager, principal strategist

Description

Project leader for program to solve the universal problem of accessing in one hundred years digital records created today. The problem relates to record management and archival management and has been a dilemma facing all governments globally.Project solved the problem with solution recognised by government, record management and archival specialists world-wide.

Industry

Government - Telecommunications

Service

Facilitation

Role

Facilitator

Description

Facilitated strategic planning program.

Industry

Government - Agriculture

Service

Strategic and business planning methodology

Role

Strategic and planning expert

Description

Provided a unique strategic, corporate and business planning methodology that enabled the government agency to identify non-essential activities, investments and programs. Highly acclaimed process adopted by a range of government departments and agencies.

Industry

Government - Finance and Insurance

Service

Market Plan

Role

Project Manager, principal analysts and strategist

Description

To develop a market plan and strategy for a government organization responsible for the generation and support of $ 5.5 billion of Australian export activity. Key product orientations involved commodities, finished goods, capital goods and services on all continents.

Industry

Government - Broadcasting

Service

High Level Organisational Review

Role

Organisational strategist and analyst

Description

Conduct high level review of large international broadcaster. Involved assessment of organisational structure and improvement agenda to create a bottom line improvement of $35 million. Involved review of other consultant projects and analysis of why their recommendations failed to deliver promised benefits.

Industry

Government Service Organization

Service

High Level Review of Organization Structure

Role

Project Manager and principal strategist

Description

Conduct high level review of government authority structure following a downsizing from 2000 people to about 300 people caused by government philosophy to outsource. Report to Minister.

Industry

Government - Air Transport

Service

Identifying improvement needs to maintain continuous improvement requirements

Role

Project Manager

Description

Assessment of progress toward compliance with its Enterprise Bargaining agreements in relation to the continuous improvement program. Project identified, prioritised and costed work required to be undertaken.

Industry

Road safety and education

Service

Development of Education and Training program

Role

Program developer, presenter/lecturer

Description

Brief was to understand the market (drivers), and to develop promotional and educational campaign to change driver and pre-driver behaviour. Four significant milestones were achieved within this process:
• Program developed was the first "0.05" campaign.
• Research undertaken was instrumental in campaigning for Victoria seat belt legislation.
• The first systematic research undertaken in Victoria to match road death type and alcohol usage. Since this groundbreaking research, the Government has undertaken the research on a systematic and continuous basis.
• Development of education campaign to change and modify consumer (driver) behaviour leading to presentations undertaken at 70 schools to over 7000 students

Industry

Government

Service

Statistical analysis

Role

Principal analyst

Description

Conduct of statistical analysis of strategic implications for a study assessing the comparability of public versus private rehabilitation providers.

Industry

Local Government

Service

Policy advice

Role

Project manager and principal analyst

Description

Development of an implication report relating to a resident proposal for the establishment of a co-operative housing scheme for major CBD council.

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