Approach

 

Our role is to work on every project as if it’s our own. And it’s an easy task, given our love for what we do.

Our responsibility:

Our job is to deliver our clients projects as if they’re our own. And it’s an easy task, given our love for what we do. We immerse ourselves in every project and we see our clients as partners who rely on us to bring their ideas to life using our unique expertise, experience and industry knowledge. We value your project mission, flag your risks and work hand in hand throughout the journey to deliver the desired outcome.

Protecting your interests and investments by ensuring your project is successfully delivered is our prime responsibility and a major reason we exist.

Your success is our success.

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On your project:

Our team cultivates an honest and transparent relationship with all project partners and stakeholders over the life of your project. We build long-term relationships with our clients based on loyalty, integrity and trust.

It means we provide unlimited levels of consultation and engagement through the project period to ensure you are comfortable. We understand most of our clients aren’t construction or engineering professionals and that it’s vital we communicate and report as the project progresses to ensure all stakeholders remain across its progress and performance against the schedule.

Additionally, our energy, adaptability and commitment means we’re happy to spend whatever time it takes at your job site – wherever it is in the world – to ensure the project is completed within the timeframe and budget you signed off.

On sustainability:

Sustainability is an increasingly important challenge for every organisation, in every sphere. As both public and private sectors embrace sustainability, the way a project is managed has become a key factor of success in this area.

We are wholeheartedly committed to minimising the negative environmental and social impacts created by the construction industry and we encourage our clients to be mindful of sustainability issues and how they can be addressed at various stages of planning and construction.

We consider:

  • People – Through diversity, health and safety, and continued professional development
  • Planet  – Through environmental planning and energy efficiency
  • Profit – Through ethical business, quality and life-cycle assessments

We are certified for ISO 4801 (Safety Management) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management).

On quality:

We are an ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management) certified company.

It means you can rest easy in the knowledge we’ll deliver quality service and continual improvement through the life of your project.

We adhere to rigorous, proven processes and communication channels that always deliver consistent, efficient and results-driven outcomes. We maintain comprehensive and effective project delivery systems that meets the requirements of ISO 31000:2009 (Risk Management).

Our people and delivery processes are governed by industry bodies the Institute of Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Project Management, ensuring industry best practice is applied across every project we undertake.

Testimonials:

Toni Cappiello – Development Officer – Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation 

Wildara did extremely well given the difficult circumstances involved in the project. We received excellent service, detailed communication, progress updates, they were knowledgeable, efficient and all personnel involved were a pleasure to deal with. Highly Recommended…Extremely pleased with outcomes achieved

Anthony Whitfield – Project Lead – NKW Group

Met the brief exactly as requested…Peter and his team of professionals are the kind of support an EPC contractor needs for the successful execution of a major contract.” 

Patrick Bassil – Strategic Property Officer – Department of Family and Community Services

Wildara has delivered on their requirements in a professional and efficient manner.

Richard Fulton, Senior Project Officer PNG – Department of Veterans Affairs

Wildara has project managed the Bomana Roads Works project to an exceptional standard. From project inception to complete sign off Wildara personnel have acted professionally in the oversight of this project.

Calum Howarth, Senior Project Officer –  Australian Department of Veterans Affairs

Wildara met our expectations on many levels with the project coming in ahead of time and within budget.  Communication with this Office was very good.  Wildara demonstrated flexibility when required and importantly listened well to our needs at all times.

Dean Mackay, Manager – Jacobs Group

Wildara exceeded our expectations, they listened well took action to ensure that the overall project objectives were obtained.

LCDR Stephen Langridge OAM RAN, Australian Department of Defence

Australian Defence Cooperation Program – Communications Centre Development

Ever cognisant of project requirements Peter’s dedication and commitment in response to customer requests including those resultant of changing circumstance and/or revision of initial task/work scope and definition has been exemplary. His attitude, adaptability and aplomb with which he has delivered services to/for, and on behalf of (this) client underpins a work ethic clearly focused on delivering best practice outcomes for his customer. The candor with which his clear and concise advice is delivered is also refreshing and very much appreciated. His talents are such that his name has been passed to others (within the DCP PNG) who may also require and/or realise benefit from his services. On a personal note I found Peter to be of pleasant nature and always a pleasure to deal with. Peter is considered an excellent representative of the ‘Wildara’ brand intent on delivering effective, efficient and value for money services to the entire satisfaction of the customer. As indicated above I have no hesitation in recommending Peter’s services to others and note that he is currently engaged on the (ADS DCP) Com-Cen relocation Project at Manus Is.

Adrian Kovacs , Director of Offshore Infrastructure, Australian Border Force

Upper Paradise Housing Project – Papua New Guinea

Peter was the lead project manager on the Australian Government’s Upper paradise Housing (UPH) Project in PNG from its conception until its completion in 2016. Peter displayed exceptional organizational, management and reporting skills throughout the duration of the project. Peter demonstrated a stong understanding of the political sensitivities and implications of the project and exercised his ability to identify potential risks, inform the Department and recommend sound mitigation strategies. Peters’s work enabled the Department to track progress and budget and accurately report to the Minister’s office within short timeframes. Peter Demonstrated a sound ability to manage relationships with a range of key stakeholders including the Contractor, Departmental contractors, PNG Defence and local organizations. Peter’s ability to manage the project’s complexities ensured its delivery as per the agreed program and budget.

Lee Chesterfield, Project Director – Department of Defence, Capital Facilities Infrastructure Group

Defence Logistics Transformation Project – RAAF Amberley

Peter was responsible for project managing the project’s Managing Contractor (MC) during the construction phase of the project. Peter’s contribution to the DLTP WP2 works was invaluable. Peter’s highly collaborative and successful approach to stakeholder engagement, particularly having regard for the very large number of stakeholders and end users with diverse interests was of particular note. Peter’s involvement supported a relatively straight forward handover/takeover of a significantly large and complex project stage. WP2 was one element of a large national project, with complex inter-relationships between sites and projects. Noting the significant priority and scrutiny the DLTP received, Peter was highly responsive and supported the program and Defence’s objectives.

Adam Rankin, Technical Director, Government and Defence – Aurecon Group

Upper Paradise Housing Project – Papua New Guinea

Wildara and Peter Bowden in particular always performed at a very high level in a very demanding environment on an extremely complex project that was characterised by diverse stakeholders, remote location with no organic workforce or support infrastructure such as materials supply and highly charged political situation of delivering a foreign government policy outcome in a country that was not receptive to this. Wildara managed all of these aspects as well as an underperforming Contractor to achieve client expectations around time, cost, and quality.

 

 

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