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Project Management

Professional project management is a critical success factor for our client’s projects. McLellan provides sector leading project management capabilities, combining experienced project management teams utilising best practice procedures and tools drawn from cross-industry sectors. Our project management services range from providing specialist resources to augment the client’s project team to providing a complete project management structure and organisation to deliver projects to budget and on time. McLellan’s project management expertise has been built up over many years across numerous projects, both large and small.

We offer a full project management service for planning, organising and controlling resources for a project from definition and implementation through to handover and closeout. McLellan’s project management services are provided across the mining and mineral processing, material handling, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and the process and manufacturing industries.

  • Setting out of project goals, objectives and KPIs
  • Setting out Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) objectives and KPIs
  • Development of project technical requirements and specifications
  • Specification of project commercial requirements
  • Preparation of detailed tender specifications
  • Generation of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and related Cost Breakdown Structures (CBS) as the
  • basis for planning and control
  • Project planning and scheduling
  • Risk analysis and development of mitigation measures

For the procurement phase of projects, McLellan provides the following services:

  • Development of technical concept and concept engineering
  • Preparation of preliminary specifications
  • Supplier prequalification and capability rankings
  • Preparation of tender enquiry documents - instructions to tender and technical and commercial requirements
  • Development of detailed tender specifications
  • Specification of engineering codes and standards
  • Evaluation of bids
  • Bid equalisation
  • Negotiation and agreement of commercial terms and conditions, delivery terms, performance guarantees and liquidated damages
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Supplier liaison and surveillance

During the implementation phase, McLellan can manage and control project execution, undertake site supervision and provide technically experienced support to ensure the smooth and safe construction of plant and facilities. Our dedicated project teams fully integrate with client’s personnel and fulfil the following functions:

  • Stakeholder management and reporting
  • HS&E monitoring and reporting
  • Communications management
  • Information management and document control
  • Quality management (quality planning, design reviews, inspection and compliance services)
  • Scheduling and progress management using earned value methodology
  • Design reviews
  • Budget and cost control
  • Change management
  • Risk management and mitigation
  • Claim management
  • Issue management
  • Supervision of installation and commissioning

On project completion, McLellan provides services for handover and closeout that ensure the plant is properly set to work in the operational environment, project accounts are finalised and all documents are “as-built”. Services provided by McLellan typically include:

  • Supervision of performance tests and plant acceptance
  • Transfer of plant to operations
  • Collection of all necessary as-built information, operation and maintenance manuals
  • Post project review and assessment against success criteria

McLellan has the flexibility to provide project management organisations that are aligned to a client’s particular requirements for each project and which can work in harmony with the client’s technical and operational personnel. We can provide certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) to lead and direct projects. Our teams are comprised of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, utilities, automation, process and project control specialists which allows McLellan to provide “hands on” analysis during the design, construction and commissioning phases, ensuring that our clients derive all potential benefits from any given project.