Company

600 Consulting provides services to organisations to manage M&A Transition, PMO Services to Transformation programmes, and Project Management.

Services are integrated with benefits realisation and the management of change.

Experience

John Bennett is Director and owner, providing contracted services directly to clients. Over 20 years of delivery experience across all sectors of the economy, including 11 years with PwC consulting.

 

Experienced working with senior leadership teams to drive accountability, with a structured and pragmatic approach.

Services provided:

  • M&A Transition Management

  • Transformation PMO Services

  • Heavyweight Project Management

 

Transition management services have supported M&A deals from $25 million to $4.9 billion, with the transition of 20 functions and 18,000 employees. Delivery of Day-1 plan, 100-day plan and Transitional Service Agreements to realise synergies.

 

Transformation PMO services have supported large investment programmes, upwards of £400m investment and 120,000 operational employees. Set-up and management of PMO services, and end-to-end benefits realisation management.

Heavyweight project management services for several large and strategically sensitive one-off projects. Working with the senior leadership team to scope, plan, and deliver the agreed objectives.

A broad professional background whose experience further includes strategic planning, delivering Lean for the service sector, six-sigma black belt, operational disaster recovery, and Industrial design.

Approach

A contracted resource providing skills typically not within the organisation, swiftly onboard to deliver a ‘temporary’ work package, and exits the delivery team on successful delivery/ completion of the contracted obligations.

Working with the senior leadership team to drive accountability. The approach is structured, considered and pragmatic, ensuring the programme governance and pace is appropriate for the organisational culture and change maturity.

Delivery focus is on the "how", to realise the identified synergies and benefits, while managing the delivery risk and maintaining continuity of operations.

At programme close, remaining activities and benefits are assigned to the appropriate functions, and the contract for services are concluded.

Engagement values:

Trust, Transparency, Integrity, Reliability.

Rates

No commercial offices, low overheads and digital working ensure 600 Consulting rates are significantly lower than consulting firms and strategy houses. Experience of working within these larger firms enables a collaborative working approach to drive best value for the client.