The Public Sector Workforce Planning & Analytics conference will bring together leaders from public sector departments and agencies to develop practical strategies to collect, analyse and use workforce analytics and take away key learnings to implement long term and sustainable workforce plans.
What you will take away
- Skills to use analytics in workforce planning
- Confidence to engage with analytics and technology in HR
- Insights from best practice examples of strategic HR
- Blueprints for how workforce analytics can be utilised to improve business outcomes
- Strategies to manage change as the public sector evolves
- Training to develop teams and get buy-in with executives
Hear from public sector leaders and out of sector experts on how you can enhance data driven workforce planning and strategic HR.
Who will attend?
Executive, directors, heads of, managers & advisors from federal & state departments & agencies, local councils & universities with responsibilities for:
- Workforce Analytics
- Workforce Planning
- Workforce Strategy
- Workforce Capability
- Human Resources
- People and Culture
Attend to learn:
- Using data & analytics effectively to support workforce planning
- Maximising the potential of analytics to better enable business outcomes
- Integrating technology, digitising & leading the way for a new era in HR
- Managing changes & employee experience in the workforce, upskilling & getting buy-in
NSW Public Service Commission
Scott Johnston is the Director of the Workforce Information Branch. Scott Joined the PSC in June 2014 after a long career in official statistics for both the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Office for National Statistics (UK) where his focus was primarily economic statistics including prices and national accounts. Scott has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and post graduate qualifications in statistics and finance and investment.
The Workforce Information Branch compiles the annual Workforce Profile and manages the various data assets that are contained within the PSC. An important role of the branch is to provide workforce analytical support and leadership to the PSC and the Sector.
Department of Industry, Innovation & Science
Natalie has 3 decades of experience working across all areas of HR in several APS agencies. She built her career from working in payroll as a youth trainee to General Manager of People and Planning in the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, before leaving the APS early this year. As GM, Natalie was able to create and run an innovative and forward thinking branch of human resources and planning professionals that was highly respected.
Natalie has a passion for moving the HR function into the 21st century. Starting with the evidence and data, understanding where the business is heading and creating an environment where employees have the tools and empowerment they need to have a great experience in the workplace.
Fair Work Ombudsman
Kathryn is Director of People Strategy for the Fair Work Ombudsman – the federal agency working with employees, employers and the community to educate and encourage compliance with Australia’s workplace laws. Prior to the Fair Work Ombudsman, Kathryn worked for a number of other federal agencies, as well as in the private sector, not-for-profit arts and tertiary education. Over the last 17 years her goal has been to improve the daily experience of working in government through the optimisation of the fit between person and position, both of which are continually evolving. Kathryn has experience in a wide range of organisational strategy including; workforce analytics and planning; agency innovation strategy; leader and manager capability; talent and succession management; and diversity and inclusion. Kathryn has also built and led a number of teams, with leadership being one of her greatest joys in the workplace.
Department of Health
Nick Kennedy – Managing Partner – deliberatedge, Chairman – The Workforce Planning Institute
Nick has over 15 years’ consulting & advisory experience, including strategic and operational workforce planning, workforce data and analytics, change leadership and global talent management. This is complemented by a strong aptitude for continuous improvement, supported by experience across sectors including, State & Federal Government, mining and resources, automotive, NFP and horticulture.
Having managed strategic workforce planning and organisational design teams for large global organisations and overseen major change and optimisation programs, Nick has a deep understanding of the complex challenges faced by many organisations. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and is passionate about connecting strategy, planning and people.
Nick has significant experience designing strategic workforce planning solutions and is an accomplished trainer and workshop facilitator. Nick is the Managing Partner of deliberatedge, an advisory firm dedicated exclusively to workforce planning and is also the Chairman of the Workforce Planning Institute, a body focused on information & knowledge sharing and capability building in the areas of workforce planning and analytics. Nick’s current focus is developing strategic & operational workforce plans for clients, delivering workforce data & analytics insights and solutions, hosting public and private training in workforce planning and analytics and providing resourcing solutions in all workforce planning related areas.
Comensura is a workforce solutions partner for public, private and not-for-profit organisations in Australia and the United Kingdom. Established in 2001, we are trusted by our customers to support them in all aspects of how they obtain and retain the temporary and contractor workforce they need from the external recruitment market.
Through our neutral vendor managed service approach, our customers are able to achieve their labour requirements by better managing existing recruitment agencies and procuring the services of others, as necessary. We place them all onto standardised contracts. We also continuously contract manage them, audit their levels of compliance and report overall performance to our customers.
All transactions are controlled through our cloud-based marketplace management technology c.net5, the most powerful tool yet for procuring and managing contingent workforce. The platform is secure and scalable and allows hiring managers to interact with external suppliers, helping them efficiently find, onboard and pay non-permanent labour. With a user friendly design and efficient workflows, c.net5 adapts to meet the needs of everyone in the business.
What People Are Saying
“What a thoughtful & practical agenda. Criterion did a great job of pulling together a diverse mix of people across the sector to make this a relevant & useful conference. The professional networks I gained were invaluable & I have a lot of good ideas to take back to the workplace.”Principal HR Consultant, Department of Natural Resources & Mines & Previous attendee of Public Sector Workforce Capability & Skills Management Conference 2016
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