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 usually drawn 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 and method of delivery, project planning
Business benefits and outcomes
Criteria for success for high level (in other words criteria such as increased revenue yield), operational level (specific action levelled at businesses in the supply chain)
Organisation roles & responsibilities – Senior responsible officer, 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 Operational Business Manager (EOBM) for the region.