2020 Shortlist

View the HR Leadership & Management Awards 2020 finalists below.

To view the winners of the 2020 awards, please click here.

Overall Excellence in HR

Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland (winner)

HR Leader 2020

Mark Redmond, Three UK & Ireland (recipient)

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HR Team of the Year

  • Irish Water

  • Irish Wheelchair Association

  • MSD Ireland

  • Obelisk

  • Taxback Group

  • The Shelbourne Hotel

  • WaterWipes (winner)

  • Web Summit

HR Manager of the Year

  • Shane O'Brien - Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Gillian O'Sullivan - Irish Water (winner)

HR Rising Star of the Year

  • Aaron Canty - Irish Water

  • Amie Doran - Peninsula

  • Lauren Fox - Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin

  • Ashleigh Martin - Clanwilliam Group (winner)

  • Jennifer O’Reilly - OASIS Group

  • Patrick Whelan - Peninsula

Best Employer Branding Programme

  • Beckman Coulter Ireland

  • Coca-Cola HBC Ireland

  • FINEOS Corporation

  • Mercury

  • MSD Ireland (winner)

  • SIRO

  • Taxback Group

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Best Public Sector HR Initiative

  • Dublin City University

  • Enterprise Ireland

  • Irish Blood Transfusion Service

  • Irish Defence Forces (winner)

  • National Rehabilitation Hospital

Best Health & Wellbeing Strategy

  • Beckman Coulter Ireland (winner)

  • Cornmarket

  • Ervia

  • First Derivatives

  • GlaxoSmithKline

  • Goodbody

  • JTI

  • Oxfam Ireland

  • Surmodics

  • Tricel

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Best Talent Management Strategy

  • Dalata Hotel Group (winner)

  • Laya Healthcare Cadetship Programme

  • MSD Ireland

  • Wipro Technologies

Best Workplace Diversity Strategy

  • Beckman Coulter Ireland

  • First Derivatives

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Irish Defence Forces

  • MSD Ireland (winner)

Best Change Management Programme

  • Dublin City University

  • Goodbody

  • Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland (winner)

  • Pembroke Hotel Kilkenny

  • Wipro Technologies

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Best Recruitment Agency & HR Team Partnership

  • Approach People Recruitment Partnership (winner)

  • Clark & Teagasc

Most Effective Recruitment & Retention Strategy

  • Emerald Contact Centre

  • Goodbody

  • Mercury

  • MSD Ireland (winner)

  • Taxback Group

Best Use of CSR in HR

  • Cornmarket (winner)

  • BOLD GIRLS Workshops - KPMG

  • Taxback Group

  • Wipro Technologies 

Best Learning & Development Strategy

  • Depaul

  • First Derivatives

  • Goodbody (winner)

  • Irish Blood Transfusion Service

  • Peninsula

  • WaterWipes

Most Effective Rewards & Benefits Strategy

  • Goodbody

  • RSA Insurance Ireland (winner)

  • Wallace Myers International

Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy

  • Beckman Coulter Ireland

  • Dublin City University

  • Enterprise Ireland

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Irish Wheelchair Association

  • Mint Medispa by Pembroke Kilkenny

  • National Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Obelisk (winner)

  • Surmodics

Most Effective Use of Internal Communications

  • Bus Éireann

  • Enterprise Ireland

  • Ervia (winner)

  • Making a Difference - KPMG

  • Mercury

  • SIRO

  • Taxback Group

Most Innovative Use of Technology

  • Bus Éireann

  • daa

  • Enterprise Ireland

  • Ervia

  • LinkedIn

  • MANNOK (winner)

  • Tallaght University Hospital

  • Vodafone Ireland

Excellence in Education & Training

  • LIFT Ireland

  • Tallaght University Hospital (winner)

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