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Jane Farley

Capability statement

Jane FarleyJane is an accomplished consultant with over 25 yearís 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, health, utilities, telecommunications and transportation.

She specialises in strategy development and execution, oversight of project portfolios, organisational change, and leading on programmes and projects to deliver award winning results. Jane helps clients achieve successful business outcomes through excellent execution. She has developed and led large international and national teams to achieve real outcomes that successfully deliver business benefits. Jane is a director and has been an officer holder on global board of directors.

Janeís 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.

Contact:    Jane Farley
Telephone:    021 890254
Mobile:    021 890254

Professional background

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

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

Her specialities include:
o Strategy development and implementation
o Portfolio and programme management and governance
o Organisational governance (senior management and boards)
o Risk management
o Business transformation and organisational change implementation
o Business planning and management
o EPMO design and development
o PPPM Capability Maturity Model and assessment
o Project management and change management
o Project management method development (adapting PMOBOK, PRINCE2 and MSP frameworks)
o Professional services practice development and management
o Quality assurance on contracts, bid and RFPs; RFP / bid preparation and presentation
o Coaching

Professional associations

Jane is currently a director for the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) and is leading their strategic planning.

She was a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) board of Directors 2009 - 2014. She was chair of the Strategy Development and Oversight Committee in 2011, Secretary/treasurer 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), and holds a current Project Management Professional (PMP) credential.
Jane is also a Chartered member of the Institute of Directors in NZ (CInstD).

Jane is a CMC (Certified Management Consultant) of IMCNZ and a national council member.

Typical projects

o Developed a 5 year strategy and service improvement programme for a DHB and itís implementation.
o Provided strategic advice on organisational design and restructure of a region wide health service.
o Consulting on an assurance review an infrastructure programme in the health sector.
o Developed an organisational performance strategy for a regional council and oversaw the implementation.
o Developed the enterprise risk management framework and risks for a start-up company.
o Developed and instructed a postgraduate ERM Canadian university course.
o Provided strategic advice to an overseas government agency on re-structure of their existing PMO
o Established an Enterprise Programme Management Office.
o Developed a project and programme management framework and methodology.
o Developed the strategy for a global professional association.
o Developed strategy execution plan for Auckland Councilís investment to reshape and revitalise Aucklandís central business area.
o Established governance and reporting for projects, programmes and portfolios to key internal executive and external boards.
o Developed an organisation community model for a global association.
o Led a NZ business transformation for a global telecommunication company (organisational design, people, process, change management, resources, and technology).
o Delivered programme within a NZ energy company.
o Led an organisation change programme to achieve energy industry compliance/ISO certification for half hourly electricity consumption data administration.
o Proposal, RFP, and business case development (over 15 years) and quality assurance on contracts
o Conducted quality assurance reviews on a wide variety of projects and programmes.
o Coached sponsors in governance and project managers project/programme management.



Country experience

New Zealand
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Education, Training
Finance, Banking
Government, NGO
Information Technology
Transport, Distribution


Benchmarking / Best Practice
Change Management
Operational Review
Organisation Development
Performance Management
Planning: Strategic, Business
Project Management
Quality Management
Risk Management
Training, Development
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