Welcome to the Plan Ahead Consultancy
We are a consultancy providing Project Planning, Project Controls and Dispute Resolution in the Construction and Engineering sectors worldwide.
We are specialists, with all our team having extensive experience both sides of the fence with contractors & clients. Using this extensive experience we face obstacles head on and challenge the balance between cost and value, risk and benefit to deliver to our clients’ progressive solutions. We are committed and passionate about what we do and in achieving success for you.
Whether our role is to lead or support your resources, we integrate and work as part of the team supporting the planning & project controls requirements to deliver projects on time, safely and within budget.
Where projects have not progressed ‘as planned’, Plan Ahead provide contractual advice along with Forensic Analysis & Dispute Resolution where required.
Our team have experience working on small tenders to projects in excess of $5 billion. To us it’s not the size of the project that matters; it’s making a difference for the client.
Plan Ahead delivers results – this is our core value, it’s what we do best.
Benefits to You
Benefits to Clients
- Realistic delivery programmes prior to main contractor involvement, involving critical path identification
- Certainty of Project Delivery and ongoing accurate Progress Reporting for minor costs
- Effective integration of the overall Project risks into programmes to ensure mitigation measures actioned where necessary
- Proactive management of programmes inline with contract conditions, especially relevant for NEC3 and FIDIC contracts
Benefits to Contractors
- Additional support and guidance to existing Planning team or Project managers, especially in times of peak workload
- Advance planning and reporting techniques and effective graphical analysis to ensure team integration and buy-in
- Experienced individuals who can lead and deliver clients requirements without ‘hand holding’
- Planning and commercial integrated experience to ensure effective claims analysis and progression to a timely successful conclusion
What Our Customers Say...
Excellent work in a timely delivery.. Great Graphical representation of our planned works.
We have had a successful relationship with Plan Ahead for more than two years, in which they have supported our bid management process with the delivery of several key programme submissions. I would have no hesitation in recommending Plan Ahead, their staff are competent, reliable and integrate well with our in house bid teams in the supply of programmes and other tender deliverables in a timely manner.
Their commitment to their clients business and their professionalism in delivery are without equal in my experience.
Your drive, passion and tenacity to get the best results for WPM (NG) were truly appreciated. The independent voice and perspective you provided was thought provoking.
I have enjoyed a number of years working with Plan Ahead, delivering support to my various teams on key projects, tenders and claims as they excel at engagement and collaboration. They provide valuable input and advice throughout the planning cycle.
The quality of their work and the contribution to project success is outstanding.
We have engaged with Plan Ahead to provide support on key projects, tenders and claims. Matt and his team are thorough, proactive, honest and transparent. They differentiate themselves from their industry peers as they are committed to providing outcomes rather than just hired hands. We can rely on them to deliver high quality planning work from first principles.