Services

Process

Critical Input works with clients to help them understand, communicate and improve their processes across areas of Supply Chain and Project Management.

Our services include:

  • Business Process Improvement – Formulating the required strategy for the structure, documentation and governance of business processes
  • Process mapping, process analysis, process redesign, process standardisation
  • Identifying the obstacles and required outcomes
  • Future Process Definition
  • Organisational Redesign and Operational Improvement
  • Managing and supporting the change process – including as required development of documentation, processes and frameworks.

We work with clients to facilitate and guide the process of aligning with strategic priorities and other growth areas, to reduce costs, and improve decision making and accountability.

  • Root Cause Analysis/Incident Process Reviews

Review of business processes, gap and failure analysis.

  • Documentation

Producing business documentation for “as is”, or “to be” process, policy and procedures.

Governance

  • Devising how performance and compliance will be measured and the required corrective and improvement actions.

People

Critical Input provides skilled resources either as backfill, outsourcing needs or additional support.

Unlike traditional recruitment firms, we don’t simply place a worker. Critical Input is an agile, modern workplace. We only put forward experts in the field. Our diverse database of highly skilled resources, available nationwide, enables us to supply:

  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Procurement and Contracts Managers
  • Purchasing and Contracts Officers
  • Category Managers
  • Category Specialists/Advisors
  • Logistics Managers
  • Logistics Officers
  • Warehousing and Inventory Personnel
  • Project Directors
  • Project and Construction Managers
  • Project Controls Personnel
  • Contract administrators
  • Document Controllers
  • Project Administrators.

The people in our resources database can be engaged as consultants for project works, labour hire for role backfill, or longer-term engagements either as project employees or full-time permanent employees.

Project Management

Critical Input works closely and collaboratively with the client project team to ensure that the new and enhanced capabilities within Project Management are tailored specifically to meet organisational requirements, context and maturity – including major and mega projects.

We support our capability-building services with well-developed change management expertise and approaches to enhance the sustainability of those changes.

Strategic planning for P3M capability building programs include:

  • Current and future state analysis
  • Development of supporting processes, procedures and templates

Building P3M capability design, development and deployment of new or enhanced enterprise-wide or function/program specific capabilities, include: 

  • Portfolio, program and project management methodologies and frameworks
  • Project, program and portfolio management offices (P3Os/PMOs)
  • Program and project controls
  • Governance, including project gating and assurance.
Project Reviews

We examine whether your programs and projects are set up for success and on track to deliver.

  • Project Health Checks – objective and independent review to identify actionable recommendations
    • PMR’s – Project Management Reviews
  • Set Up for Success – ensuring all critical resourcing, planning, analysis and governance aspects are appropriately placed
  • Post Implementation Reviews – independent and scalable review to assess the project’s success, capturing lessons learnt, benefit realisation and providing actionable outcomes to assist future projects
  • Assurance – ongoing review of the effectiveness of key portfolio, program or project management practices.

Project and Program Delivery

  • Set up projects, program or portfolio delivery for success
  • Define and align project and program initiative/s with your strategic objectives
  • Establish and support the appropriate structures for decision making
  • Manage the execution of your project or program

Supply Chain

Critical Input works across the end-to-end Supply Chain to deliver sustainable results using our proven change management approach.

We define end-to-end Supply Chain as all services within a Supply function:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategies
  • Procurement
  • Contracting
  • Category Management
  • Contract Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Inventory and Materials Management
  • Warehousing and Logistics.

Critical Input offers a wide range of “hands on” services from major project support, supply chain planning support through to expert project management delivery of strategic procurement and contracts.

We work with our clients to develop and design optimal supply chain structures and frameworks to support the business’ needs, while minimising costs and capital. Aligning the supply chain to business strategy delivers maximum value to the business, its customers and stakeholders.

Critical Input’s supply chain experts have knowledge and practical experience in a variety of areas from planning support through to expert project management. Our people can become part of your team, working with you on an on-going basis to ensure delivery of your desired business outcomes.

Our extensive experience in global contracting processes and large contract negotiations (US$500M+) enables us to provide you with expert support services when it comes to detailed negotiation, planning and execution.

Critical Input’s Supply Chain ReviewTM (SCRTM) tool enables us to provide assessment, enhancement and development of best practice End-To-End Supply Chain Planning. This synchronises the people, planning and systems needed to drive the right business outcomes.

Ethical and Sustainable Sourcing is a cornerstone of our Supply Chain activities. Coupled with extensive Supply Chain mapping, we can provide your organisation with a different view of your sourcing activities.

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