Much of the work I do has a focus on increasing the effectiveness and efficiency in an environment that supports teams delivering to communities.  I'm a systems thinker and working in this way I hope to make government process easier to work with for internal staff and the community.

I have been the Whole of Government Project Lead, Grants Management Specialist or Organisational Change practitioner for these projects (Yes, there have been some big pieces of work and I had some great teams):

  • Working on IT and process improvement with Victorian Building Authority (Digitisation), Department of Premier and Cabinet (Electronic workflow) and Creative Victoria (Systems review)

  • The development and implementation of organisational redesign with State Government agencies Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Programs, Small Business and Employment) & Victorian Small Business Commission

  • Review of community grants programs and development of strategic funding models for local government and government agencies: most recent are the WorkCover Tasmania, DEDJTR, City of Port Phillip, City of Greater Geelong, City of Yarra and City of Ballarat

  • Development, stakeholder management and implementation of the Victorian Common Funding Agreement for the Victorian Government, for use with not for profit community organisations and Local Government

  • Design and implement the governance structures for the Victorian Common Funding Agreement across all departments of the Victorian Government

  • Review of Victorian Indigenous Funding Agreement

  • Mapping all the processes and systems used across the Victorian Government for Grant management and reviewing software

  • Development of Guidelines for Local Government use of the National Standard Chart of Accounts for not for profit organisations

Some of the strategic consultations, business planning and business process analysis work I have lead and facilitated:

  • Development and implementation planning for operational models

  • Development of grants policy and procedures for state government departments

  • Review and evaluation of local government grants programs

  • Development of training for funding and grants specialists in local and state government

  • Grants process mapping for state government departments

  • Case studies on bundling funding for state government department

  • Strategic planning facilitation and work plan development, state government departments and local government

  • Online content discovery audit for state government department