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USAFRICOM-01

USAFRICOM HQ AREA DEVELOPMENT PLANNING & MANGEMENT

This new command, US Africa Command, required facilities that integrated joint military, US government agencies and coalition members into a cohesive and effective organization. $108M Project created new State-of-the-Art Headquarters facilities for 1400 personnel. Members of our Team led the planning-design-construction efforts of the initial AFRICOM Campus

USAFRICOM-02

DETAILS

CUSTOMER:
US Department of Defense
LOCATION:
Kelly Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany
CATEGORY:
Strategic Development; Projects & Programs
SERVICES PROVIDED:
Strategic Infrastructure Master Plan; Program Management; Stakeholder Management

With limited resources and a fixed location, deliver a comprehensive state-of-the-art facilities for a new 1400 personnel combatant command in 10 World War II Era buildings with an aggressive schedule. These facilities will house not only US Department of Defense personnel, but also include US Inter Agency and Coalition Partners and must meet 21st century operation communications, security, and technological requirements.

Strategic Infrastructure Master Plan

  • Developed a plan and focus Stakeholders on current and future requirements as to not rush to immediate and improper solutions
  • Identified requirements that must be solidified prior to the facility and infrastructure solutions
  • Identified resourcing and delivery options

Stakeholder Management

  • Orchestrated multiple disciplines, US Government agencies, and international partners to synchronize diverse and conflicting requirements to provide a fully functional campus.
  • Developed solutions, obtained senior leadership approvals, and achieved Congressional resource support.
  • Engage with DoD leadership and Congressional Members/Staff to ensured support for both the innovative concept and funding

Program Management

  • Developed and implemented a collaborative solution in an aggressive 18-month solution
  • Sought avenue to obtain $108M in financial support to deliver the project.
  • Improved program management oversight and understanding
  • Future senior leaders became more situationally aware of the overall progress¬† and began to provide input where needed
  • New processes improved efficiency and effectiveness particularly with overall master schedule and monitoring critical milestones
  • Unit move dates became integral to the master schedule
  • A stagnated program moved forward with stakeholders agreeing on schedule, quality, and cost metrics
  • Enabled key US mission