Interim Package Manager on a £50M autonomous cart baggage handling system (total business: 165 people, £68M turnover); 1st of 3 consecutive assignments
Steel work packages completely removed for the critical path for the project
Design, approval and compliance processes managed, providing visibility of status and stopping surprises
The result was that steel work went from being project-critical to a non-issue in terms of time and scope
In the immediate takeover, I reactively managed steel work batches to minimise disruption, which produced a quick result and reduced the delay of material on site.
Whilst managing the immediate need, I went back through the contractor and subcontractor supply chain to establish the underlying problems and fix them.
I reviewed what went wrong on early phases of supply and made sure these did not occur on later phases.
I took the steelwork packages so far off the critical path that a variety of options opened up for downstream activities by others.
When a major supplier dispute arose, my depth of understanding meant I was able to reconstruct the supply without impacting the overall project programme.