Cross River Rail - Procurement Director Case Study

Company Name:

Cross River Rail Delivery Authority


Rail Infrastructure


Procurement Director Secondment

Project Completed:

February 2018

Project Summary:

As a newly formed Statutory Body in April 2017, the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority (the Authority) engaged Procurement Co to support delivery of their key procurement and contract management activities and review the capability of the staffing and ensure the structure and processes were fit for purpose.

Project Outcomes:

Procurement Co provided one of our experienced directors to:

  • lead the Authority’s procurement team and be accountable for procurement activity;
  • deliver a range of procurement activities, including strategy development, tender management, negotiation, award, inter-government agreements, and inter-government novation of contracts;
  • oversee contract management activities, ensuring compliance with the Queensland Procurement Policy;
  • identify capabilities and team composition required for the delivery of the Authority’s ongoing procurement activities;
  • undertake a skills gab analysis of existing team;
  • lead a compliant government recruitment process and onboarding of permanent resources into the procurement team, including procurement manager (A08), senior procurement officer (A07), and procurement officer (A06); and
  • successful handover and transition out following implementation of the new structure.

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