For International Women’s Day 2020 Nick Smallwood celebrates the achievements of women throughout the Civil Service as well as reflects on the need to do more to ensure diversity throughout the project delivery profession.
Project Delivery Profession
As the Government’s centre of expertise for project, portfolio and programme management, I believe it is crucial we focus on the 3 ‘P’s. By focusing on these three elements, we will ultimately support the delivery of IPA’s vision is to create the best performing projects system in the world.
Our new guidance on the role of the senior responsible owner (SRO) describes the role of SRO and its relationship to other key leadership roles in major project delivery.
Matthew Gage, Deputy Director at Ministry of Justice, recent trip to Iceland to assist PMI with developing their next generation of certification for project delivery professionals across the globe: ‘something that will have a real impact on our growing profession’.
On International Women’s Day, it is an opportunity for us to celebrate how far we’ve come in terms of gender equality and reflect on how much further we have to go. This is why we are today launching the Project Delivery Profession’s diversity and inclusion taskforce.
Our Project Delivery Conference was about helping us become fit for the future, and to ultimately improve delivering projects, now and in the future.
Missed our recent webinar on ‘Introducing the UK Government’s Project Delivery Standard’? Read the key points and find out how to watch the recording.
Whether you are an experienced project delivery professional or new to the profession – applying a Standard when leading and managing projects provides a consistent and common approach that empowers you to deliver.
Lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and Safeguarding against Sexual Abuse might not be what you would expect to see on the agenda of a typical Project Delivery Conference, but this was not a typical conference.
When the Civil Service HR were in need of a highly skilled Project Delivery Professional, with first hand experience of running projects in the HR function, the Project Delivery Senior Brokering Service were there to help.