2023 Winners

Congratulations to the HR Leadership and Management Awards winners.

Overall Excellence in HR

WINNER:

Embedding a culture of flexibility - CluneTech

HR Leader 2023

RECIPIENT:

Gareth McGrane

Best Talent Management Strategy

WINNER:

Pathways at Digital Marketing Institute

FINALISTS:

  • Catalyst – Bus Éireann
  • Pathways at Digital Marketing Institute

Best Change Management Programme

WINNER:

Implementation of a Successful Joint Industrial Council - Iarnród Éireann

FINALISTS:

  • Connecting the DoTs - Department of Transport
  • Department of Health Culture Project
  • Implementation of a Successful Joint Industrial Council - Iarnród Éireann
  • One PTSB People and Culture - Permanent TSB
  • Oriflame R&D Transition Programme
  • Tusla Coaching Network

Best Health & Wellbeing Strategy

WINNER:

Best Health & Wellbeing Strategy - Compliance and Risks

FINALISTS:

  • #Wellbeingworks - Fragomen Ireland
  • Best Health & Wellbeing Strategy - Compliance and Risks
  • Building a home for employee wellbeing - DPD Ireland
  • Embedding a Culture of Health & Wellbeing - Iarnrod Éireann
  • Prioritising Wellbeing in a Hybrid Environment - CluneTech
  • SD Worx, formerly Intelligo

Sponsored by:

DeCare Dental

Best Use of CSR in HR

WINNER:

A CSR Programme created by our people, for our people - CluneTech Cares

FINALISTS:

  • A CSR Programme created by our people, for our people - CluneTech Cares
  • TY Programme Relaunch and other CSR activities - Department of Transport

Best Workplace Diversity Strategy

WINNER:

Embrace Equity Strategy - Trigon Hotels

FINALISTS:

  • Best Workplace Diversity Strategy - McKesson
  • Diversity & Inclusion Strategy - Woodie's
  • Embrace Equity Strategy - Trigon Hotels
  • First Derivative
  • Inclusive Ireland - Fragomen Ireland
  • National Council for the Blind Of Ireland
  • Our DEI Stratgey brought to life through our people - Cpl

Most Innovative Use of Technology

WINNER:

Colleague Experience Strategy - Valeo Foods Ireland

FINALISTS:

  • Automating Decision Making- The Project Foundry
  • Colleague Experience Strategy - Valeo Foods Ireland
  • Engaging and Hiring - VMware
  • HR Automations - TELUS International Ireland

Most Effective Use of Internal Communications

WINNER:

Woodie's

FINALISTS:

  • Cpl
  • Internal Communications Evolution - Department of Transport
  • Voices of Valeo - Valeo Foods Ireland
  • Woodie's

Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy

WINNER:

Woodie's Great Places to Work Strategy

FINALISTS:

  • Effective Employee Engagement - Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
  • Employee Engagement - Mater Private Network
  • Empowering our people to shape our culture - CluneTech
  • Gleneagle Hotel
  • McKesson's Employee Engagement Strategy
  • National Council for the Blind of Ireland
  • SD Worx, formerly Intelligo
  • Woodie's Great Places to Work Strategy

Most Effective Rewards & Benefits Strategy

WINNER:

ICON Global Rewards

FINALISTS:

  • ICON Global Rewards
  • McKesson Total Rewards
  • Rewards Strategy - Approach People Recruitment
  • SD Worx, formerly Intelligo

Sponsored by:

DeCare Dental

Most Effective Recruitment & Retention Strategy

WINNER:

Retention Strategy - Approach People Recruitment

FINALISTS:

  • A Career Built around You - Bus Éireann
  • Gleneagle Hotel
  • Recruitment Re-Defined – Using our bespoke Liquid Methodology to inspire and influence human behaviour – CPM Ireland
  • Retention Strategy - Approach People Recruitment
  • Tusla Recruit Return to Practice Social Work Permanent Employment Initiative

Sponsored by:

Excel Recruitment

Best Employer Branding Programme

WINNER:

Woodie's

FINALISTS:

  • VMware
  • Woodie's

Sponsored by:

Excel Recruitment

Best Flexible Working Strategy

WINNER:

Embedding a culture of flexibility - CluneTech

FINALISTS:

  • Adapting Workplaces, Empowering Lives – Voltedge Management
  • Embedding a culture of flexibility - CluneTech
  • McKesson's Future of Work Strategy
  • Pobal Blended Working Strategy
  • Putting Our People First - Tusla

Graduate Training Programme of the Year

WINNER:

Capital Markets Training Programme (CMTP) - First Derivative

FINALISTS:

  • BUILDING A TALENT PIPELINE - PTC Therapeutics
  • Capital Markets Training Programme (CMTP) - First Derivative
  • Fota Island Resort and The Kingsley
  • Graduate Programme - Circet
  • Green and Growth - Bus Éireann
  • Permanent TSB

Best Workplace Award

WINNER:

Avolon

FINALISTS:

  • Avolon
  • DeCare
  • SD Worx, formerly Intelligo

HR Team of the Year

WINNER:

Chadwicks Group

FINALISTS:

  • Chadwicks Group
  • Dublin Midlands Hospital Group
  • HR Division - Department of Transport
  • HR Team - NIBRT
  • Northern Trust
  • OnePTC OneHR - PTC Therapeutics
  • People Team - First Derivative
  • Woodie's

HR Manager of the Year

WINNER:

Helen McDowell - First Derivative

FINALISTS:

  • Dylan Loughlin - Copacetic Business Solutions
  • Hege Sollie Zetlmayer - PTC Therapeutics
  • Helen McDowell - First Derivative
  • Nicola O'Sullivan - Kerry Diocesan Youth Service

HR Rising Star of the Year

WINNER:

Donal Hurley - Cyara

FINALISTS:

  • Donal Hurley - Cyara
  • Mairead McCormack - Chadwicks Group

Best Public Sector HR Initiative

WINNER:

HSE Career Hub

FINALISTS:

  • 'uStart' Tusla's Online Induction Resource
  • Capability Redefined - Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
  • Department of Health Culture Project
  • HSE Career Hub
  • Tusla Recruit Graduate Permanent Employment Initiative

Best Learning & Development Strategy

WINNER:

Evolve - Avolon

FINALISTS:

  • BUILDING A STRENGTH BASED CULTURE - PTC Therapeutics
  • Circet Mentoring Programme
  • Education in a Learning and Development Strategy - DPD Ireland
  • Evolve - Avolon
  • Pathways Programme at the Digital Marketing Institute
  • Strength In Balance Leaders - Version 1