With a career in human resources spanning almost two decades, Shannon Foley is the Group Executive Human Resources at UnitingCare Queensland. She has led HR functions and teams in Australia and overseas, in organisations including Telstra, Telecom New Zealand, Vodafone New Zealand and Qantas. Shannon has extensive experience in HR strategic partnering, organisational development, change management and culture transformation. In addition to holding an advanced diploma in human resources management, Shannon has a Bachelor of Education (Adult Education) and a Master of Education (Adult Education) from the University of Technology, Sydney.
About the session
Aligning HR strategies with strategic organisational goals: UnitingCare Queensland’s experience
In a sector currently experiencing unprecedented change, UnitingCare Queensland’s HR team takes a leadership role in the development and delivery of organisational strategy through a strong partnering relationship with business leaders – while also supporting 15,000 staff and 9,000 volunteers to embrace the transformation required to respond to rapidly shifting internal and external environments.
Join UnitingCare Queensland’s Shannon Foley as she explores the role of HR in organisational strategic planning. She’ll share practical take-aways from UnitingCare’s experience, and show you how to create a highly integrated HR program of work that is aligned to key business drivers and also reflective of your mission.