Programme and Project Management

Effective programme and project management ensures initiatives are successfully delivered and benefits are realised.

Starfish works with clients to deliver structured programme and project management through the use of highly experienced and skilled consultants, proven and pragmatic methodologies, and providing value-added services tailored to suit the needs of our clients.  We are committed to delivering:

  • On time, on budget, quality delivery
  • Capability to meet business benefits
  • Excellent stakeholder management in meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Knowledge transfer.

Starfish has an impressive track record assisting New Zealand organisations in both the public and private sector.  We drive value and improvements from and throughout the programme and project process. Our emphasis is on providing pragmatic solutions to promptly deliver defined outcomes.  We continually demonstrate that a good methodology is an enabler, not a handbrake and, importantly, does not have to be hard work!

Our programme and project managers have worked with the following frameworks / methodologies:

  • Agile
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)
  • Scrum Master
  • Better Business Case (BBC).

Starfish capability in programme and project management

Starfish has a team of experienced practitioners who apply their hard won management and consulting experience to providing clients with consistent outcomes and capability: 

  • Programme and project management
  • Programme design and management
  • Project management and delivery
  • Stakeholder management
  • Programme and Project Management Office (PMO) creation and management
  • Benefit realisation management processes
  • Templates, processes and analytical tools for planning, estimating, reporting and controlling delivery
  • Risk analysis and management review methodologies.
Business Case Project Manager
A Starfish Project Manager managed two streams of work within a division of a Government organisation. This was part of a wider programme, which developed a future operating model. This project required a complete review of roles, duties, staffing (levels and numbers) and location.
Starfish was responsible for the development of a transition project plan and a change management plan.
Portfolio Prioritisation
One of New Zealand’s largest Government Agencies provides support to individual New Zealanders.
Project Management
Starfish provided Project Management Services to a Government organisation Central Access Control and Physical Security which involved transitioning disparate systems into one central access system.