Supply Chain Verification Projects: What should be included in the Project Initiation Document (PID)?
Each project must be covered by an agreed project initiation document; this is usuallydrawn up by the project manager and agreed by the ASDG. The PID should include:
Introduction Work area, project title, purpose of project
Terms of reference High level aims, project objectives, scope andmethod of delivery, project planning
Business benefits and outcomes
Criteria for success for high level (in other words criteria such asincreased revenue yield), operational level (specific action levelled at businesses in thesupply chain)
Organisation roles & responsibilities Senior responsibleofficer, key stakeholders, other stakeholders, regional co-ordinators.
Links with other projects and dependencies
Start date/target end date
Project Authorisation & approval by the senior responsible officer
Once the PID is completed, it must be put through the ASDG via the Excise OperationalBusiness Manager (EOBM) for the region.