Interim Management and Troubled Project Turnaround

RWE coal-fired Power Plant

Eemshaven, Netherlands
RWE coal-fired Power Plant

RWE coal-fired Power Plant

Eemshaven, Netherlands

The project involved the design and installation of a wastewater treatment plant to be able to discharge to a site of special ecological interest. The Project was let in two phases, phase one Design and the second phase was the Plant construction. Subsequent change orders have increased the overall scope and value.

Challenge

Project was presenting signs of distressed project (delays, lack of productivity, margin erosion, difficulty for the project management to forecast time and cost). After assessment and evaluation, the EPC contractor has decided to implement a project recovery team.

Project Governance and portfolio management
  • Assessment of the project situation (financials, scope, schedule, quality, customer relationship).

  • Appoint and follow-up weekly with a senior recovery project manager.

  • Set up a recovery project team co-located on the site including design engineers, planner, document controller.

  • Implementation of a productivity measurement and management system.

  • Implementation of an issue management system with quick decision-making process.

Interim Management and Troubled Project Turnaround
  • Implementation of a project steering committee with a corporate and local management team, implementation of KPIs (risks, financials, deliverables, procurement, HR).

  • Act at corporate level as expert to help set up the project framework, organization, resource selection, programming, risk management, monitoring and control, reporting.

Claims & Dispute Resolution

Assessment of potential claims and available documentation. Support and coach local project management team with strategies and negotiations.