CONSULTANCY SERVICES

EQUIP Consulting delivers tailored services, best practice guidance, business solutions, governance and management support to strengthen the sector.

PROJECT / PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

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  • Providing a virtual Programme Management Office to drive good project management practice and become an exemplar for change

  • Helping construct and connect all the stories of the business, including Purpose and Strategy, in a more cohesive and rapid way to help governance make informed decisions

  • Individual project assistance including, reviews, risk assessments, business cases, and project rescues

GOVERNANCE EXCELLENCE

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  • Allows Council to understand performance, strengths, weaknesses, and improvement plans

  • Delivers a capability assessment than acts as an annual or bi-annual performance benchmark

  • Incorporates feedback and analysis from Council, mayors, committee chairs, and individuals

ORGANISATIONAL 360 / CULTURE FEEDBACK

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  • Providing consistent, research-validated data and measurements on leadership skills and operational performance/barriers for every leader and every leader’s team

  • Arming you with a mechanism to measure the effectiveness of all your leadership development initiatives

  • Providing the ability for self-assessment and feedback from direct reports, peers, and managers

EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT

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  • Bringing our extensive local government experience and intimate knowledge of the sector to bring and retain the best talent

  • Needs assessment with key stakeholders develops the attributes and skills requirement prior to the search for an ideal candidate

  • Short-listed interviews, advise on post-interview assessment, and follows up with candidates to seek further information through to placing the successful candidate.

SHADOW COUNCILMARK ASSESSMENT

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  • A mid-point perspective to gauge preparedness for a future CouncilMARK assessment

  • An introductory ‘toe in the water’ for those seriously considering the CouncilMARK journey

  • Sitting alongside CouncilMARK as a standalone tool to enable councils to challenge and transform themselves, to develop and grow across the organisation 

EXECUTIVE PERFORMANCE

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  • Allows Chief Executives and Leadership Teams to understand performance, strengths, weaknesses, and improvement plans

  • Delivers a capability assessment than acts as an annual or bi-annual performance benchmark

  • Incorporates feedback and analysis from elected officials, direct reports, peers and a self-reflection

MAORI PARTNERSHIPS

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  • Assisting organisations in building, implementing, and owning their own Māori cultural capability strategy

  • Developing a framework to help work in partnership with Māori

  • Helping organisations measure staff confidence in Māori culture skills then use this information to either build a capability plan or to measure their journey from point A to point B

SAMPLES OF OUR PRODUCTS