Melbourne Event #4: Deloitte - Creating Your Workplace with a Difference
Speaker: Sophie Conabere
Position: HR Director
Sophie Conabere is a People and Performance (P&P) Director at Deloitte and is responsible for the Reinventing Performance Management project, the Talent 2020 strategy and drives the people agenda in the Tax business. Prior to working with Tax, Sophie worked closely with the Consulting group as they experienced significant growth. She is a member of the P&P Leadership Team and has sat on the various BU Executives. Reinventing Performance Management is one of the primary focuses of her role. Deloitte commenced this journey over three years ago and are currently implementing the new experience globally. The focus of her business unit roles includes the following:
- Driving the change management activities aligned to business transformation
- Increasing the leadership bench strength and capability
- Increasing employee engagement and effective minimisation of employee turnover
- Identifying, acquiring and developing top Talent aligned to business growth and sustainability
- Embedding a strong performance culture
- Retention of top talent by managing and driving diversity
- Delivering high quality people services to the business
Prior to joining, Sophie worked as a Human Capital Consultant at PwC specialising in change management. She also spent 8 years with the Bechtel Corporation working in Australia and the USA in a variety of roles. Sophie was the Senior HR Specialist for Bechtel in San Francisco, California until November 2004, when she returned to Australia. During her time with Bechtel, she managed the start-up the people aspects of the $1.5 billion Iraq Infrastructure Reconstruction Project. She also facilitated the completion of the Annual Talent Review Process (the annual process to identify staffing gaps, trends, high potential employees, review diversity goals and statistics, complete succession planning and Senior Vice President and Principal Vice President selection) for the Government contract organization (approx. 10,000 employees). Other roles held have covered the broad spectrum of Human Resources including strategy development, performance management, workforce planning and management, leadership identification, development and supply and HR operations.
About the Topic
Deloitte were awarded the 2018 HRD Best Employer Award (greater than 1000 employees). The Deloitte people strategy focuses on creating a positively differentiated work experience that enables our people to be their best and achieve their full potential. It is directly linked to our firm strategy of being the Undisputed Leader in Professional Services. Sophie will share insights on the people strategy and key focus areas to drive the delivery of a positively differentiated work experience for their people.
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Melbourne Event #5: Chapter 2 - Redesigning & Streamlining the Employee Experience for an Improved Client Experience
Speaker: Liam Hayes
Position: Global Chief People Officer
Liam Hayes is Aurecon’s Global Chief People Officer. As part of Aurecon’s global leadership team, Liam leads an international People team which focuses on providing solutions that enable Aurecon to attract the best talent and develop their people to meet our client’s current and future challenges.
He is also a member of the Global CEOs Future Ready team which is focused on preparing the organisation for the future, to avail of its opportunities and to minimise its risks.
He is a board member of Wear for Success and in 2017 he was named ‘Young Executive of the Year’ by the Australian Financial Review BOSS magazine.
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