Operational Improvement

HR Review

Client:  Civil Construction Business Project: Human Resources Review Project Trigger: This review was undertaken to address the Managing Director’s concerns about the level of engagement and HR support available for company staff Our Scope The project focused on reviewing the need for a dedicated Human Resource function to improve staff engagement, retention and performance across the growing business.

Travel Management Process Improvement

Client: Travel and Event Services Business Project: Event Management Process Review Project Trigger: Staff identified a number of significant inefficiencies in the event management process that required manual intervention and were seeking suggestions for improvement to reduce time and effort in executing the process Our Scope To review the processes, documentation, and training for the event

Performance Management Reporting

Client: A leading premium meats wholesaler & retailer​ Project: Developing a series of performance management dashboards to track performance measures sales, costs, procurement, inventory, production, quality assurance, digital/social media, retail, strategic initiatives, and HR Project Trigger: The client had established a new multi-year strategy and wanted to ensure key performance indicators were being monitored and

Sales Function Review

Client:  A significant brand in the corporate and personal travel services sector. ​ Project: $150-$200 million in turnover​ Project Trigger: As the process kicked off for the National Head of Sales, management decided to conduct a sales function review in parallel. The aim was to help the new Head of Sales hit the ground running from day one.  ​ Our Scope The scope

Business & Procurement Program Review for Local Government

Client: Procurement organisation for local government and other entities.   ​ Client Size: Organisation supported procurement needs for Councils servicing 1.7 million people ​ Project Trigger: From a competitive viewpoint, there were several procurement aggregators who provided services which supports individual Council procurement needs. With this, our client conducts a business and procurement functional review which aim to show organisation could continue to deliver value to Councils on

Future Property Requirements Planning

Client: The client is a Local Government Council, with over 1000 staff supporting over 350,000 residents. The project engagement length was 3 months. Client Size: Our client was a large local government, with an estimated resident population in excess of 350,000. Project Trigger:  The Council is expecting a further 25 years of sustained growth to a total population of over

Finance Function Improvement for Civil Construction


Case Study Overview: This case study demonstrates our experience with earth moving, plant hire, and related services.  While it includes some forecasting and analysis it highlights our understanding of the complexity of management accounts and forecasting in mining services, civil construction and plant hire industries, particularly in regard to accounting for fixed plant, leased assets and

Strategy for Not-For-Profit


Case Study Overview: The client is an international, not-for-profit, student-run organisation that aims to increase female participation in Engineering, Science and Technology through fun and educational initiatives aimed at students in primary and secondary school.   The mission is delivered through a number of local chapters that provide school visits and student workshops, as well as

Operational Improvement for B2B

Case Study Overview: The client is a major brand in the corporate and personal travel services sector with a turnover of between $150-$200 million. Active Directions was referred by an Executive Search firm conducting the search for a new National Head of Sales.