Samara Dobbins

Chief People Officer NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Conference Day One: Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

2:00 PM CASE STUDY: Implementing Flexibility into Traditionally Non-Flexible Teams and Role Categories in the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

The NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) are leading the NSW public sector in flexible working following a concerted effort by the leadership team and executives to promote and model flexible working and help create an environment where it was allowed and now is the norm. To drive this change in flexible working DPC embedded flexible working as a key part of its diversity and inclusion initiatives to ensure employees to manage their lives as is suitable for them. Progressing forward, the focus for the DPC is to implement flexibility into traditionally non-flexible teams and role categories which will encourage flexibility across the whole department.

In this session:
  • Understanding what flexibility means for employees in traditionally non-flexible teams and role categories
  • Implementing effective change management strategies to achieve a flexible workforce 
  • Encouraging leaders to endorse  flexible working to reinforce the core-principles of new ways of working across all job categories


3:40 PM Implementing Job Sharing to Attract and Retain Talent

  • Identifying shareable jobs within the organisation
  • Increasing the productivity of employees through job sharing
  • Attracting new talent through job sharing by enabling a work/life balance


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Samara.

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