VIMA worked collaboratively alongside the project team and provided the following support below.
Resource Management Strategy
Produced the project’s Resource Management Strategy and Plan.
Created the project schedule
Created the project schedule and facilitated monthly schedule reviews, and created a “model schedule template”.
Facilitated risk, issue, assumption and dependency reviews
Facilitated monthly risk, issue, assumption and dependency reviews and maintained the associated registers and plans. Performed schedule risk analysis on critical path activities.
Engaged with the Government’s community
Engaged with the Government’s Scrutiny and Assurance community to obtain buy-in to Initial Gate Business Case (IGBC) approvals strategy and route to IGBC.
Multi-agency stakeholder engagement
Worked with the Cabinet Office, HM Treasury and Government Digital Services departments to understand the external controls applicable to the project. We also engaged with the wider department community to understand cross-project dependencies and assumptions.
Developed costed and evidenced options
Developed costed and evidenced options to present at Initial Gate, as well as a cost model and a defined and credible set of acquisition options.
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