IMC has a long history of providing a wide range of expert technical and managerial assistance to projects across the 80 countries we operate in. Our approach to institutional strengthening means first working with clients to identify relevant institutions and the structural, procedural and developmental features of an organisation, followed by establishing effective systems and organisational structures that respond to their requirements and developmental needs.
Our experienced approach means that we can:
Malawi: Transport Sector Policy Support Programme (Roads, Rail, Waterways, Aviation)
European Commission, 2011-2015
IMC has led a consortium of consultants in delivering technical assistance and support for authorities across the transport sector in Malawi.
The assignment has strengthened the capacity of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, enhanced road asset management, established and enforced road traffic and safety regulations in addition to strengthening private sector participation and the human resources base in the sector.
Uganda: Technical Assistance to the Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA)
European Commission, 2010-2014
IMC were appointed to provide technical assistance to the Uganda National Roads Authority in a $5,180,000 programme commissioned by the European Commission. Services rendered included substantially improving management systems, providing specialist advice on a wide range of issues, filling short-term capacity gaps and training UNRA staff.
By providing these services, IMC assisted UNRA in all aspects of its work and in accordance with the UNRA Act. Specifically, we helped develop contracting strategies that promote the participation of local construction firms and recommended a change in management from force account to commercial operations in road maintenance, while also including a requirement for social mitigation plans.
Belize: Technical Audit of the Hopkins Road Upgrade (Belize Rural Development Project II – BDRPII)
European Commission, 2014-2015
The objective of this technical audit of the Hopkins Road Upgrade was to compile a factual report on the organisational, technical, safety, contractual and financial aspects of the work carried out by the lead contractor and the Government entity in charge of its supervision.
Antilles: Capacity Development of Service Institutions (public works departments and utility companies)
European Commission, 2011-2013
IMC provided technical assistance to institutions to maximise their technical and organisational capacity in project planning, operation and maintenance capacity – including upgrading their digital management systems and capacities – as well as enhancing customer focus and service delivery.
Consultancy services provided by IMC enabled institutions to plan, operate and maintain their infrastructures more effectively and efficiently, based on sound information and data management systems. These systems allowed for enhanced asset management, which in turn required an increase in human resource capacity that IMC advised on utilising our expertise and skills in human resources development.
Mozambique: Technical Assistance for the Integrated Road Programme
European Commission, 2010-2012
IMC gave technical support to the establishment of a suitable, well managed, cost-effective and sustainable road network in Mozambique. Assistance aimed to: