Native Bush Spices Australia
Introduction and background
Outline the rationale for the project.
Outline the background to the proposed project – the issue/s to be addressed, the benefits to be derived from addressing the issues and other work completed or in progress that relates to the issues.
Outline at least two examples of legislation and regulations that will need to be considered that are relevant for the organisation, as well as specifically to the project. Ensure your answer addresses WHS requirements.
Australian Consumer Law, WHS legislation and regulation, Food Act 2003 and Food Regulation 2015
Business needs and business drivers
Provide a bullet-point summary of the business needs that will be addressed by the project; i.e. the main objectives of the proposed project and how this relates to overall objectives.
Criteria for success
List the main success criteria for the project, i.e. the project will be considered a success if it achieves listed outcomes; e.g. a new process implemented, a new platform introduced, no interruption to service.
Provide an estimate of the costs required to complete the project. Estimates of project and ongoing costs should be provided at this stage and more accurate figures provided in the Project Management Plan. Detail all costs in table below.
Discuss ways in which this project relies on outcomes being achieved in other projects if applicable.
Discuss any constraints identified for the project; e.g. resourcing, a lack of training and knowledge, upgrades to be scheduled outside business peak times.
List any assumptions relating to the project; e.g. delivery by a certain date, functionality of system meets expectations of business, resources are provided to meet all expected outcomes throughout project lifecycle, prompt approval of funding.
Preliminary risk assessment
Describe the risks that have been identified in relation to the project; e.g. key resources unavailable due to competing projects or leave, approval of projects resources or funding may be delayed.
The risk assessment should also consider the risks of not doing the project; e.g. inefficient processes retained.
A full risk management strategy is completed as part of the project management plan.
Identify all those that will be involved in the project.
In addition, list project staff required. Review required staffing structure as per project management policy and procedure.
Describe any significant effects the project may have on the workplace.
Changes in the composition, operation or size of the workforce or in the skills required;
The elimination or diminution of job opportunities, promotion opportunities or job tenure;
The alteration of hours of work;
The need for retraining or transfer of work to other units/locations;