In our Week of Winners, we look at the Defra recipients of the 2019 Civil Service Award for Project Delivery Excellence and the work that won them this recognition.
Programme and project delivery
Matthew Coats, Director General for EU Exit Implementation, looks at how the Civil Service has tackled the preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union.
Tony Meggs on how government can move from good to great in how it delivers major projects, led by the Project Delivery Function.
Steve Vine, head of the Project Delivery Profession at the Ministry of Justice, believes project professionals who know how to deliver change have a big role to play in transforming government.
Kathy Hall, Head of Implementation Unit at the Department of Health, looks at initiatives designed to make effective implementation of policy what this Parliament is all about.
Sir Jeremy Heywood looks at how the Civil Service is building its commercial capability, including through a new online course with a global reach.
Having experimented with Trello on some recent projects, the Civil Service Learning team share 6 things they learned using the tool.
HMRC's Suzanne Newton who won the Dame Leslie Strathie Award for Operational Excellence at the Civil Service Awards gives her tips for successful programme management.
Terry Stocks, part of the Civil Service Award-winning Estates Directorate Programme Unit at MoJ talks about project delivery, and winning an award.
Tim Banfield, Acting Government Head of Project Delivery Profession, describes the benefits of creating a strong profession.