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Jane Farley

Capability statement

Jane FarleyJane is an accomplished consultant with over 20 year’s leadership experience managing strategy, project portfolios and business operations. A well respected leader in the profession of project management and consultancy, she has worked in diverse industries from central and local government, to the private sector covering information services and technology, banking, education, utilities, telecommunications and transportation.

She specialises in strategy and execution, oversight of project portfolios, organisational change, and leading on programmes and projects to deliver award winning results. Jane has developed and led large international and national teams to achieve real outcomes that successfully deliver business benefits.
Website:    www.realoutcomes.co.nz
Contact:    Jane Farley
Email:    jane.farley@realoutcomes.co.nz
Telephone:    021 890254
Mobile:    021 890254

Professional background

Jane Farley, Real Outcomes Ltd assists a wide range of clients and assignments.

Jane has undertaken consulting assignments in Canada, Saudi Arabia and New Zealand.

Recent work has included working with Auckland Council, Ryerson University (Chang School), Canada, Cognition Education, Tatweer Education Transportation Company (TTC), and Tatweer Holding Company (THC).

Her specialities include:
• Strategy execution
• Portfolio management
• Risk management
• Governance
• Business planning and management
• Change management
• Coaching
• Project & programme management
• Quality assurance


Prior to establishing Real Outcomes Limited, Jane worked for:
• Auckland Council (Portfolio Manager)
• IBM in a variety of roles
• Telecom New Zealand (Senior Project Manager)

Jane helps clients achieve successful business outcomes through excellent execution.

Jane’s strengths are that she is a highly effective relationship builder who can work in matrix environments at all levels of an organisation to quickly become a trusted advisor. She actively listens, asks the relevant questions and influences appropriately. She has the ability to see the bigger picture, while focusing on the detail as required. Jane can synthesise ideas, analyse performance and report in a clear concise manner to any level. She is highly skilled in managing and coaching individuals through change and building teams to deliver the planned benefits and outcomes.

Professional associations

Jane is has been a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) board of Directors since 2009. She was chair of the Strategy Development and Oversight Committee in 2011 and chair of the Performance Oversight Committee in 2012.

She is a past president and Fellow of the Project Management Institute of New Zealand (FPMINZ).
Jane is also a member of the Institute of Directors in NZ.

Jane is a CMC (Certified Management Consultant) of IMCNZ

Typical projects

Developed the enterprise risk management framework and risks for a start-up company.
Developed and instructed a postgraduate ERM Canadian university course.
Established an Enterprise Programme Management Office.
Developed a project and programme management framework and methodology.
Developed the strategy for a global professional association.
Developed strategy execution plan for Auckland Council’s investment to reshape and revitalise Auckland’s central business area.
Established governance and reporting for projects, programmes and portfolios to key internal executive and external boards.
Developed an organisation community model for a global association.
Led a NZ business transformation for a global telecommunication company.
Delivered programme within a NZ energy company.
Led an organisation change programme to achieve energy industry compliance/ISO certification for half hourly electricity consumption data administration.
Conducted quality assurance reviews on a wide variety of projects and programmes.
Coached sponsors in governance and project managers project/programme management.

Languages

English

Country experience

New Zealand
Australia
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Canada

Sectors

Finance, Banking
Government, NGO
Information Technology
Telecommunications
Transport, Distribution

Competencies

Benchmarking / Best Practice
Change Management
Governance
Planning: Strategic, Business
Project Management
Quality Management
CMC: A higher level of
management consulting

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