Deposit return scheme - gateway review: action plan assurance

Assurance of action plan for the deposit return scheme gateway review.

Annex C

Scottish Government - Programme and Project Management Principles

1. Approach

Our approach to managing programmes and projects is proportionate, effective and consistent with recognised good practice.

2. Business Case

We secure a mandate for our work; identify, record and evaluate our objectives and options for meeting them; and ensure that we secure and maintain management commitment to our selected approach.

3. Roles and Responsibilities

We assign clear roles and responsibilities to appropriately skilled and experienced people and ensure their levels of delegated authority are clearly defined.

4. Benefits

We record the benefits we seek, draw up a plan to deliver them and evaluate our success.

5. Risk

We identify, understand, record and manage risks that could affect the delivery of benefits.

6. Planning

We develop a plan showing when our objectives will be met and the steps towards achieving them, including appropriate assurance and review activities, and re-plan as necessary.

7. Resource Management

We identify the financial and other resources, inside and outside the organisation, required to meet our objectives.

8. Stakeholder Management

We identify those affected by our work and engage them throughout the process from planning to delivery.

9. Transition

We ensure that the transition to business as usual maximises benefits and that operational delivery is efficient and effective.

10. Lessons

We record lessons from our programmes and projects and share them with others so they may learn from our experience.



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