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HUMAN RESOURCE SUPERVISOR/MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD


Purpose:
The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor a person who has supervisory or management responsibility for a substantive public human resource management function.  The recipient will have contributed to and successfully applied good public human resource administration to carry out program responsibility.  The award is presented to an individual whose performance supports the quality of human resource management, applies and implements good human resource management techniques, shows innovativeness and creativity in motivating and providing opportunities for employees to enhance and/or reach their full potential, and is successful in attaining the confidence of non-HR managers and administrators in the role of effective business partner.

Criteria:
Any human resource supervisor or manager is eligible who has responsibility for a substantive public human resource management function.

The criteria, as evaluated by the Awards Committee of the Eastern Region, IPMA-HR, are that the person selected demonstrates:

  1. High quality and standards of human resource management;
  2. Application/implementation of sound human resource management techniques;
  3. Innovativeness/creativity in motivating and providing opportunities for employees to enhance and/or reach their full potential; and,
  4. Success in attaining the confidence of non-HR managers and administrators in the role of an effective business partner.

Each nomination must address the criteria below in no more than 200 words in length.

  1. Describe a major problem (or two or more significant problems) the candidate handled exceptionally well.
  2. Describe one or more innovative programs initiated by the candidate.
  3. How has the candidate established the human resource function as an integral part of his or her organization and contributed to the organization’s strategic goals?
  4. How has the candidate demonstrated his or her management skill?
  5. Describe one or more ways the candidate has contributed to the improvement of management functions within their organization.