Cross River Rail - Procurement Policy and Guidelines Case Study

Company Name:

Cross River Rail Delivery Authority


Rail Infrastructure


Development of Procurement Policy, Guidelines, and Templates

Project Completed:

December 2017

Project Summary:

As a newly formed Statutory Body in April 2017, the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority (the Authority) engaged Procurement Co to develop a commercially focused procurement, policy, guidelines, and templates that were in accordance with the Queensland Procurement Policy.

The project was required to be delivered within a short duration to achieve targets set by the CRRDA Board.

Project Outcomes:

Procurement Co provided and experienced team to:

  • Undertake extensive stakeholder engagement with the procurement team, internal customers, the Authority’s executive leadership, and associated departments;
  • Conduct benchmarking against other Queensland Statutory Authorities, Government Owned Corporations, and interstate rail project organisations;
  • Develop a compliant procurement policy, procedures, guidelines, and templates;
  • Liaise with the Authority’s Audit and Risk Committee;
  • Prepare board submission for approval and respond to Board queries;
  • Deliver procurement training, communications, and broader roll-out of the new policy and procedures to the Authorities organisation.

The project was delivered in a six week period, with the suite of procurement documentation being approved for use by the Authority’s Board.

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