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Project Manager : Project Manager Oct Nov 2012
www.aipm.com.au Project Manager 29 CAREER CENTRE • www.aipm.com.au Project Manager 29 PROJECT MANAGEMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 2012 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT Organisation: NSW Public Works, Department of Finance and Services Project: Construction of Lithgow Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade – Stage 2 Lithgow City Council was required to deliver a $20 million project in a regional location while managing adverse site conditions and a scope change. The existing plant was severely overloaded because of its age and growth in the city, and could not meet Environmental Protection Authority effluent discharge requirements. The upgraded plant is now a modern treatment facility with integrated UV disinfection of effluent, improving the quality of effluent discharged into the Sydney drinking water catchment. As a result of the upgrade Lithgow City Council is able to meet Environment Protection License requirements for treated effluent. COMMUNITY SERVICE AND/OR DEVELOPMENT Organisation: NSW Public Works - A division of the Department of Finance and Services Project: Rural Hospital & Health Services Program: Eugowra, Coonamble & Balranald Multi-Purpose Services NSW Public Works was engaged to deliver a program of Multi- Purpose Services (MPS) to the communities of Balranald, Eugowra and Coonamble under the Rural Hospital & Health Services Program. The purpose of the MPS program was to provide integrated facilities tailored to each community, for the delivery of improved primary and community care services centralised in one location, under single management. Following occupation, users and stakeholders believe that overall the functional relationships between the facilities’ Health Planning Units was successfully achieved, which has led to efficient operational and service outcomes for each facility. SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS Organisation: City of Onkaparinga Project: Water Proofing the South Stage 1 (WPS1) The City of Onkaparinga led a consortium of key stakeholders and funding partners through the $185 million project which brought Federal, State and Local Governments together with the private sector to deliver a combined capacity of 3800 megalitre agricultural, viticultural and urban reuse, including its own direct project management responsibility for $55 million worth of storm and reclaimed water projects. The success of the $185 million WPS1 project has been determined by the overarching management and governance of the City of Onkaparinga, coupled with the project delivery of each of the elements to the satisfaction of the Australian Government. AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS Organisation: CBH Group Project: Quality Optimisation Quality Optimisation (QO) needed to meet grower demands for an individual grain quality averaging system. It founded a web-based software package, enabling growers to manually or automatically blend their wheat loads post-delivery. This brought harvests in more quickly, with less equipment and less manpower, representing considerable cost savings. The CBH Group cooperative developed a supply chain quality implementation and chain management plan. QO was one of the first projects in CBH to adopt an iterative approach to software development. This approach was very successful and is now being used throughout CBH with a variety of projects. PROJECT MANAGER OF THE YEAR Name: Ben Rayward Organisation: Point Project Management Pty Ltd Point Project Management was engaged to assess the status of Nambawan Super Limited’s property portfolio and managed the delivery of an eight-storey mixed use development project. Ben developed a matrix to ensure total clarity and transparency of the responsibilities of the key parties. The result was the alignment of property and investment strategy, and increased efficiency and transparency in the project delivery processes. Ben Rayward initiated and led the implementation of a robust program to significantly increase the performance of Papua New Guinea’s largest superannuation fund’s property portfolio. PROJECT TEAM MEMBER OF THE YEAR Name: Deepak Sharma Organisation: Powercor Australia Pty Ltd Deepak Sharma joined Powercor Australia in November 2010 as the only Project Controller within the Major Projects Group. Deepak’s success in this autonomous role earned him the position of Project Control Team Manager across the Group. During this project, Deepak delivered excellent monitoring and reporting capabilities, on time and under budget. Deepak completely revamped the time management processes for the project to significantly increase the level of effectiveness. Deepak was not only successful in setting up the scheduling system, he was also able to implement and sustain the program throughout the life of the construction period. ORGANISATION/CHANGE MANAGEMENT Project Name: Bupa Brand Program Company Name: Bupa Australia The Bupa Brand Program was a business-wide transformational change program to replace major private health insurers HBA, MBF and Mutual Community. Moving to a single national brand was a major milestone and involved delivering a new customer promise to achieve long term market share growth. The change management strategy prepared staff for the rebrand by educating employees about Bupa. This helped create the link between healthcare partners and the brand, in order to deliver on the brands promise. The program took 6000 staff, with more than 300 people directly involved over an 18 month period.
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