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SCIRT is a collaborative alliance between eight public and private organisations. The five private civil engineering organisations are allocated work through a shared ‘win together lose together’ model.

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The SCIRT Model (6)
A destructive wave of earthquakes in Christchurch required an innovative, efficient and cost-effective response: a delivery vehicle, named SCIRT, that was capable of managing the huge scale and com
Governance and Decision Making (4)
SCIRT launched with a self-governing structure.
Programme Management (14)
Flexibility and well-defined processes were key to the management of the SCIRT programme. The initially unknown scale of damage and funding uncertainties contributed to an ever-evolving scope.
People and Culture (11)
Thousands of people from a range of disciplines, different backgrounds and from around the world united under the SCIRT umbrella into a high-performance "team of teams" to deliver its massive progr
Communications and Community (12)
Effective communication and engagement with communities post-disaster was critical.
Finance and Business Systems (10)
Having reliable data and information is essential to making the right decisions for an organisation.
Design (17)
SCIRT's design team included individuals seconded from more than 20 consultancies, who worked collaboratively across a remarkable range of projects to ensure a high level of service and outstanding
Construction (13)
SCIRT Delivery Teams and their subcontractors were united in creating innovative solutions that ensured value for money amid a remarkable range of horizontal infrastructure projects and far-reachin