Cobalt Group is a management consulting firm that leading organisations rely on for custom solutions that accelerate performance. We specialise in the delivery of organisational change management, business transformation and performance improvement services. Based in Perth, Western Australia, Cobalt Group provides quality and value adding solutions tailored to meet client requirements with the objective of being regarded as “trusted advisors”. We seek to establish and foster long and mutually beneficial relationships with our clients that result in a positive impact on operations and the realisation of strategic objectives. Cobalt Group can rapidly leverage its extensive operational, tactical and strategic experience to deliver outstanding and sustainable outcomes in a broad range of areas within the resources sector, commercial enterprises and government. Our values and culture are central to our long-term success. We are people focused and build long-term relationships with our clients by espousing honesty, integrity and agility whilst delivering practical and sustainable solutions.
We bring a comprehensive perspective, with capability to align all organisational levers from strategy, structure, roles, process, technology, governance, talent, rewards and culture.
Our aim is to deliver immediate value and sustainable results for our clients.
Our mission is to provide clients with prudent direction, leadership, and foresight on large scale and complex problems.
Our approach is flexible and our solutions crafted to meet the unique needs of clients. We lead, partner and provide on the ground support as required to deliver results.
The models and philosophies of the Cobalt Group were founded by Michael Seah and Warren Salamone. The Cobalt Group offers a leadership team defined by a tradition of excellence, support of highly experienced consultants and a well defined network of resources. With extensive experience in leading and partnering with individuals, teams and organisations to navigate change, we’re here to help you move forward.
Mick is a Director of Cobalt Group with strong change management, process transformation, systems implementation and business improvement project experience across a range of industries. Over a career spanning 20 years, Mick has led significant change programs in a number of large organisations across the Asia Pacific region, engaging senior leaders and front line employees alike to align on and deliver value adding solutions. With practical business knowledge and a strong strategic focus he has successfully partnered with multiple clients across oil and gas, mining, financial services, engineering and government sectors. Mick holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Western Australia.
Warren brings over 20 years of Australian and international experience delivering tangible and value adding results in areas encompassing organisational change management, information technology solutions / services, project management and process transformation. Warren is responsive to client needs, has managed many large scale projects and provides practical, integrated solutions to address complex business challenges across a range of industries that include mining, oil and gas, education, technology, logistics, government and not for profit. Warren holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems) and a Master of Electronic Commerce (with Distinction), both from Curtin University.
At Cobalt Group we are focussed on delivering value adding solutions in the following niche areas of organisational change management, business transformation and performance improvement. Whether your organisation is experiencing a major change due to a merger or acquisition, new products or processes or a shift in strategic direction, we are here to help you create sustainable change.
National Mining Chronicle’s Penelope Thomas approached us about how to manage the rate of change the mining industry is going through due to the rapid advancements in technology. Our Associate Director, Tom Martin, offered our insights for a feature article which has appeared in the June 2019 edition. Read the feature article.
Delivered an end-to-end technology strategy for a premiere K-12 educational institution in Sydney, Australia. Included strategic direction for software, hardware and infrastructure.
Led the transition of activities for an Australian Financial Institution during the establishment of an offshore Development Centre in India.
Led the org change mgt for the implementation of an ore tracking and inventory management project across all WA based sites, including the delivery of two operational systems impacting 600 end users.
Conducted both 'as if' and 'future state' process mapping across multiple business units as part of a Business Reporting Reform project.
Led the org change mgt as part of a large-scale acquisition and subsequent transition from contractor miner to owner miner for a global mining organisation affecting 2,500 employees.
Led the enterprise wide change management effort for a large scale, Australia wide system implementation for a leading logistics organisation servicing the oil and gas sector.
Managed all aspects of organisational change management for an enterprise wide IT transformation to deliver significant cost savings through a standardised and simplified IT environment.
Developed, executed and monitored an organisational change management strategy. Simplified, standardised and implemented mining systems, processes and activities to sustain the client's mining operations.
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