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Strategic Project Portfolio

The Project Coordination Group (PCG) is responsible for the approval and oversight of all live and planned strategic projects at Essex.

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If you would like further information about any of the projects listed in the SPPR please contact

Advice and guidance on any aspect of the Project Management Framework is available from the Strategic Projects Office.

Project first steps

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The project first steps guide (.pdf, Essex users only) explains how to turn an idea for a project into a completed Project Mandate that’s ready to seek approval, including who to talk to and what to ask.

PMF Framework guide

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The Project Management Framework (PMF) guide (.pdf, Essex users only) walks you through the entire project approval process, from how to fill in a mandate, right through to closing your project.

Assessment Matrix

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The Project Assessment Matrix (.pdf, Essex users only) will help you work out whether your project needs to managed through the formal Project Management Framework or whether it can be managed locally.

Project one stop shop

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The one stop shop (.pdf, Essex users only) is a guide for Project Managers. It outlines the work required at the different stages of a project, together with toolkits, templates and guides for each piece of work.