Project and Programme Management

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There has never been a greater scrutiny on organisations to demonstrate value for money for their investments in projects and programmes, which always represent some form of business change. They can be enormously distracting for an organisation and its people, demand significant resources and capability at inconvenient times, creating pressure on our clients in maintaining ‘business as usual’ activities.

By appointing GHD you will be able to focus on your principal operational concerns while confidently leaving us to manage your project or programme and its complexities to deliver the benefits that you need for the success of your enterprise.

Projects and programmes frequently fail to fully realise their predicted benefits often caused by insufficient planning or development of the initial business case, inadequate tracking of benefits delivery and poor appreciation of the risks to benefits.

We help you reduce delivery risk and maximise your anticipate return on investment through effective setup, management and control.

Understanding the various complications and challenges associated with project and programme delivery enables us implement the necessary controls that deliver value to you and your stakeholders.


Programme management

Our programme management services help deliver business change through effective definition, set-up, and governance of projects. We can provide the leadership and management skills you need to deliver the strategic benefits your programmes need to deliver. 

Project management

Our project management services support our clients over the full project life-cycle, from concept development through to the operational phase of an asset. We provide interim resources to lead projects, provide guidance through the various stages of a project, or source skills in specific disciplines.

Programme Management Office (PMO)

We help design and manage a fully functioning PMO tailored in size and structure to suit the magnitude of desired change and organisation. Key steps of our PMO set up are:

  • Providing structured, clear mapping of the programme and your requirements
  • Reviewing in-house and project team systems and competencies
  • Developing PMO functional requirements, structure and resources
  • Communicating the PMO’s role, structure and service levels
  • Assessing the effectiveness and refining as necessary

Portfolio management

Ideally your capital investment initiatives should be well aligned to your business objectives and capacity to deliver. Our programme, project and PMO services expertise enables us to  manage and control your portfolio to achieve these goals. 

Complementary services 

Whether it be design management, benefits and value management, commercial management, project and programme assurance or evaluation services and recovery, we can support you with professionals with proven experience.

What to expect

We begin as we mean to go on - collaboratively. Investing a little time at the outset enables us to understand your business so that we can deliver effective solutions - all the while creating sustainability in your organisation by nurturing the talent within.

We will provide you with a tailored, well-matched and experienced team for each assignment that can quickly assimilate your requirements and start delivering rapidly.

Client centred culture

client centred culture

Our teams work in a client centred culture.

For you this means:

  • Meeting regularly and even co-locating where this benefits team engagement
  • Having a single point of contact on a day-to-day basis to keep you fully informed 
  • Having ready access to a director, independent of the project, and who will provide overall quality assurance and senior client contact.

Our team

Our team comprises more than 250 project management professionals globally, all equipped to deliver project management services effectively in a wide range of industries and applications. We apply our in-house products which are aligned to industry standard methodologies, such as PRINCE2®, MoR® and MSP®. We are careful to only select the components that will complement and add value to your business change endeavour.

For further information, contact:

Steve Parker
 +44 203 077 7939
E: Steve Parker


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Steve Parker

Steve Parker

Steve Parker is an experienced manager of project and change initiatives with a particular focus in transportation and infrastructure. Steve is a chartered quantity surveyor with an MSc in project management. He specialises in programme and project management and governance; establishment of PMOs and their functions; business change, value management, benefits realisation and collaboration.

Head of Change, Value and Innovation
T: +44 203 077 7939

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