The first action was to bring all the key parties together and enable the teams at the client and the supplier to communicate so that we could plan a no-fail strategy together. We put a project plan with contingency plans in place with the chosen supplier and redetermined the scope and budget, presenting it to the board with a sound business case for change.
With a global shortage of components and supply chain issues related to Covid, our team took additional resourcing measures to ensure delivery by a specific deadline. We worked with the onsite radio engineers, and sub-contractors to deliver a resilient plan, with backups.
We managed all communication between teams at the client, supplier and sub-contractors. Under most circumstances, the supplier would do the whole installation, but all cabling and electrical/power supply had to be done by preapproved contractors, so we built a plan to align our proposal with the client’s guidelines and rules.