Advisory Expertise

At Sunstone, we pride ourselves on having the right people with the right smarts and extensive experience in Defence and across government. Our team of experts is equipped to provide the right advice, make informed decisions, and deliver the right outcomes.

Leave the hard work and heavy lifting to us.

We view every project as a journey of discovery and delivery. Our experienced team is dedicated to hitting the ground running and supporting you at every step, making your decision-making process and overall experience effortless.

We believe in working hand-in-glove with you and any other government or third-party partners involved in your project. Together, we will gain a deep understanding of the challenge at hand, uncover hidden pitfalls, and propose tailored solutions. We aim to ensure you choose the right solution that effectively mitigates or eliminates risks and maximises return on investment (ROI).

With our collaborative approach and commitment to delivering optimal outcomes, Sunstone is your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of your project, providing expert guidance, and driving success. Let us join you on this journey and help you achieve your goals.

Experience and knowledge you can depend on.

Our advisory expertise

Strategic Analysis and Planning

At Sunstone, we excel in strategic analysis and planning, encompassing various areas such as government policies, governance best practices, processes, frameworks, interdependencies, gaps, risks, and the geopolitical landscape. Our team comprehends the complexities of these domains, drawing on our extensive experience across multiple sectors.

We lead in conducting thorough situation analyses, providing clarity and deep insights into the intricate factors at play. By leveraging our expertise, we identify opportunities and develop comprehensive strategies that align with your organisation’s goals. We aim to foster agreement and consensus among stakeholders, ensuring a shared vision and a strategy everyone can rally behind.

Count on Sunstone to deliver strategic guidance and planning grounded in a deep understanding of the complexities and dynamics of government environments. Together, we will navigate the challenges, seize opportunities, and achieve meaningful outcomes for your organisation.

Procurement Consulting

Sunstone offers comprehensive procurement consulting services, providing valuable expertise and support throughout the procurement process. Whether you require detailed ICT investment appraisals or strategic advice on procuring and commissioning systems, we are here to assist you in making informed build-or-buy decisions.

Our approach is data-driven, backed by evidence and insights. We analyse your specific requirements, assess market offerings, and provide objective recommendations tailored to your organisation’s needs. We ensure that all procurement activities comply with government and Defence best practices, ensuring transparency, fairness, and accountability.

With our procurement consulting services, you can have confidence in maximizing your return on investment (ROI) while minimizing risks. We help you navigate the complexities of procurement, providing clarity, certainty, and a strong foundation for successful outcomes.

Trust Sunstone to be your trusted partner in procurement, delivering strategic guidance, robust assessments, and expert support to ensure the right decisions are made for your organisation.



Program and Project Management

Sunstone specializes in project and program management, offering comprehensive support in various areas such as project controls, scheduling, workforce management, and interoperability. We understand the unique dynamics and intricacies of government agencies, including the specific sensitivities within the Defence sector.

Our multidisciplinary team brings a wealth of experience and expertise to ensure the successful management of portfolios, programs, and projects. We are well-versed in government frameworks and methodologies such as the CLC within Defence.

With our deep understanding of how government agencies operate, we provide tailored support to meet your specific needs. From establishing effective project controls to optimizing workforce management and ensuring seamless interoperability, we are committed to delivering successful outcomes for your initiatives.

Trust Sunstone to be your trusted partner in project and program management, providing the expertise, guidance, and support required to navigate the complexities of government projects, including Defence-related initiatives.

Workforce Planning

Sunstone specialises in organisation design and workforce planning, offering comprehensive expertise in designing, modelling, optimising, and future-proofing your organization, workforce, and culture. We understand the importance of aligning your workforce with the strategic goals of your organization.

Our team conducts thorough assessments to identify skills gaps, changing operational needs, and opportunities for improvement. We take into account various factors such as business architecture, project management, ICT capability, and government policy and compliance.

With a holistic approach, we consider the big strategic picture to develop tailored solutions that meet your organization’s unique needs. Whether it’s optimizing your workforce structure, implementing effective talent management strategies, or fostering a culture of innovation and agility, we provide guidance and support to drive positive organizational outcomes.

Trust Sunstone to guide you in designing and optimising your organisation and workforce. With our expertise and insights, we help you navigate the complexities of workforce planning, ensuring that you have the right people, skills, and culture to thrive in a rapidly evolving landscape.


Major Capability Acquistion Support

Sunstone specialises in Defence’s major capability acquisition support  , offering comprehensive expertise in various areas such as acquisition, technical delivery, capability management and life support. Whether managing below-the-line activities or overseeing complex Defence projects, our team has the technical expertise and working knowledge of committees to ensure successful outcomes.

We understand the importance of managing risks, dependencies, schedules, and stakeholders in Defence projects. Our team brings a wealth of experience in navigating the complexities of large-scale initiatives, ensuring that all aspects of capability management and delivery are effectively coordinated.

From the initial acquisition phase to technical delivery and ongoing life support, we provide end-to-end support throughout the project lifecycle. Our deep understanding of Defence processes, protocols, and requirements enables us to manage complex projects precisely and efficiently.

Count on Sunstone to manage your capability acquistion. We bring technical expertise, strategic insights, and a commitment to excellence, ensuring the successful execution of your Defence projects, regardless of their complexity.

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