Defence Procurement for Land, Sea and Air forces involves complex technologies and related through-life support for all types of defence platforms. Defence projects demand comprehensive tender responses addressing in meticulous detail all aspects of compliance with technical and commercial requirements.
The Australian Defence Force procures for Land, Air and Sea forces capability in accordance with the Defence Procurement and Policy Manual (DPPM).
Cica Group has a proven record of delivering Defence clients superior quality tender responses across all typical deliverables required for tender responses. The most recent engagement with tkMS on the SEA 1000 Future Submarine Project involved Cica Group assisting with multiple tender deliverables for the client including the Australian Industry Involvement Plan, Build Strategy Plan, Commercial and Government Plan, Cost Schedule Control System Plan, Planning, Sustainment Plan, Safety Management Plan, Engineering Management Plan, Program Management Plan, Technical Data Management Plan, Project Management Plan, Engagement Plan. This effort included a comprehensive local industry engagement program requiring substantial technology transfer activities, which involved over 1,000 companies and tertiary institutions throughout Australia.
Cica Group has expanded its already extensive network of Australian suppliers with this recent engagement with tkMS building on its previous work on the Anzac Ship Project, which achieved greater than 76 percent Australian and NZ Industry content.
Cica Group also assisted the New Zealand Ministry of Defence reviewing projects associated with upgrades to their Anzac Frigates, as well as an analysis of their Fleet Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) contracting model and associated performance.
Cica Group offers the following services to this sector:
- Project Management
- Technical Services
- Planning, Programming and Scheduling
- Strategic Planning
- Commercial and Contract
- Operational, Maintenance and Repair
- Industry Development
- Project Assurance