PPMA Awards 2019: shortlist revealed


The shortlist for the Annual PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 2019 were announced at an event at The Guardian on 27th February. The event was well attended by judges, PPMA board members, sponsors and award entrants.

The winners will be announced at the gala dinner and ceremony at the Hilton Metropol Birmingham on Wednesday 15th May 2019.

The shortlist in full:

Let’s Talk: Wellbeing

Best Wellbeing, Engagement or Flexible working initiative

  • Thurrock Council
  • Manchester City Council HR Team, Employee health & wellbeing steering group & OWOWGroup
  • Lincolnshire County Council
  • London Borough of Waltham
  • Basildon Council

Most Effective Mental Health Initiative

  • British Transport Police
  • Leeds City Council
  • Financial Ombudsman Service
  • Bradford Metropolitan District Council and Adviser Plus

Let’s Talk: Transformation

Best HR/OD Change Management or Transformation Programme

  • Essex County Council
  • London Borough of Hounslow
  • Bristol City Council

Let’s Talk: Leadership

Public Sector HRD of the Year

  • Sarah Murphy-Brookman – Bucks County Council
  • Lorraine Hallam – Leeds County Council

Best Leadership / Management Development Initiative

  • Intellectual Property Office
  • Bradford Metropolitan District Council and Advisor Plus
  • Bristol City Council
  • Swindon Borough Council

Let’s Talk: Future Workforce

Best Cross Sector Working / Effective Partnership Initiative

  • Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Jobsgopublic
  • North Yorkshire County Council
  • London Councils
  • Swindon Borough Council

Let’s Talk Evidence

Best HR/OD Evidence-Based Improvement Project

  • North Yorkshire County Council
  • Norfolk County Council

Public Service HR/OD Team of the Year

  • Somerset County Council
  • North Yorkshire County Council
  • North Yorkshire County Council Resourcing Solutions Team

Let’s Talk: Developing our Organisation

Best Recruitment Creative Concept

  • Warwickshire County Council
  • Manchester Uni NHS Trust Via TMP Worldwide
  • North Yorkshire County Council
  • Government Project Delivery Profession Programme (DOP) via Penna
  • MI5 – Intelligence Officer Development Programme (IDOP) Via Penna
  • Penna & Wirral Council

Best Social Media Campaign

  • Southwark Council and Jobsgopublic
  • North Yorkshire County Council

Best Inclusion and Diversity Programme

  • British Transport Police
  • Bristol City Council – Lead for Employer Consortium
  • Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland
  • MI5 – Diversity Initiative Via Penna
Thursday, 28 February 2019

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PPMA Awards 2019: shortlist revealed