2022 Shortlist

Please see below the finalists of the 2022 HR Leadership & Management Awards.

Overall Excellence in HR

The winner of this award will be announced at the awards ceremony.

HR Leader 2022

The recipient of this award will be announced at the awards ceremony.

HR Team of the Year

  • Boots Ireland

  • Chadwicks Group

  • Depaul

  • Dublin Midlands Hospital Group 

  • Gas Networks Ireland

  • National Council for the Blind of Ireland

  • The Doyle Collection

  • Trigon Hotels

  • Viatris OSD Baldoyle

Employee Financial Wellness

HR Manager of the Year

  • Ciara Hood - Eli Lilly Kinsale

  • Dylan Loughlin - Copacetic Business Solutions

  • Amy O'Dwyer - Aston Lark Ireland

HR Rising Star of the Year

  • Aaron Doyle - Sendoso

  • Lesley-Anne Merrigan - FINEOS

  • Jack O'Byrne - Tuath Housing Association

  • Shane O'Connor - Dalata Hotel Group

  • Sean Savicic - Chadwicks Group

Walters People

Best Public Sector HR Initiative

  • Connecting the DoTs - Department of Transport

  • IEHG Lean Recruitment Model - Ireland East Hospital Group

  • Social Work Graduate Employment - Tusla Child and Family Agency

  • The Odyssey Researcher Mentoring Initiative - SETU 

  • UCD RISE

Best Change Management Programme

  • Bord na Móna's Transformation Journey

  • FINEOS Evolve

  • You Said, We Did - Trinity College Dublin

Best Learning and Development Strategy

  • Broaden Your Horizons Researcher Development Programme - SETU 

  • Bus Éireann

  • FINEOS   Lead - Leadership for Growth 

  • Leading in a Changing World - The Doyle Collection

  • The YODA Programme - Obelisk

Employee Financial Wellness

Best Talent Management Strategy

  • Iarnród Éireann

  • Sustainably   Driving Change - Bus Éireann

  • Talent for Tomorrow - Bank of Ireland

Best Health & Wellbeing Strategy

  • Brown Thomas Arnotts

  • Connecting the DoTs - Department of Transport

  • DPD Ireland

  • Embedding a Culture of Workplace Wellbeing - Department of Foreign Affairs

  • FINEOS   Zest - Mind, Body and Life

  • Iarnród Éireann

  • St. Vincent's Private Hospital

DeCare Dental

Best Workplace Diversity Strategy

  • Bus Éireann

  • FINEOS Embrace - DEI

  • National   Council for the Blind of Ireland

  • Public Appointments Service

  • Transgender   Team Member Support Process - TELUS International Ireland

  • Vodafone Ireland

  • Woodie's

Robert Walters

Best Flexible Working Strategy

  • Blended   Working - Trinity College Dublin    

  • Connecting the DoTs - Department of Transport   

  • FINEOS Flex   

  • National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training   

  • Permanent TSB’s Flexible and Hybrid Workplace   

  • Reimagining the Employee Experience - CluneTech

Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy

  • Eli Lilly Kinsale

  • FINEOS   Celebrating Success

  • Future of Work Project - Beckman Coulter 

  • National Council for the Blind of Ireland

  • The Great DPD Christmas Giveaway - DPD Ireland

  • Woodie's

Most Effective Rewards & Benefits Strategy

  • Approach People Recruitment

  • DMI Cares

DeCare Dental

Most Effective Recruitment & Retention Strategy

  • Approach People Recruitment

  • Beckman Coulter 

  • Schools Out for Summer - DPD Ireland

  • The Gleneagle Group

  • The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

  • Woodie's

Osborne

Most Innovative Use of Technology

  • Depaul

  • Glantus

  • Ireland East Hospital Group

Most Effective Use of Internal Communications

  • Brown   Thomas Arnotts   

  • CluneTech Presents: The Green Screen    

  • Communications Matters - Digital Marketing Institute   

  • Connecting the DoTs - Department of Transport   

  • Future of Work Project - Beckman Coulter   

  • Iarnród Éireann   

  • MY IEHG App - Ireland East Hospital Group   

  • We Are Walden - Walden Group   

  • Woodie's

Best Use of CSR in HR

  • Brown Thomas Arnotts

  • CluneTech Cares

  • Trigon Hotels

Graduate Training Programme of the Year

  • Apprentice Programme - DPD Ireland

  • Chemical Engineering Graduate Programme - Eli Lilly Kinsale