PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 2019

PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 2019 2019-03-13T18:00:06+00:00

PPMA is delighted to announce the shortlists for the Annual PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 2019. We had a great event at the Guardian in London yesterday to announce the shortlisting which was attended by judges, PPMA Board members, sponsors and award entrants. As ever, we want to thank all of our judges and sponsors for making these awards possible.

The energy in the room was really great and it was inspiring to see the reaction of people who had been shortlisted. We have a short video of the day below so that people who were unable to make the event can get a sense of the buzz that these awards create!

Here are the details of the shortlists:

Awards Finalists

Let’s Talk: Wellbeing

Best Wellbeing, Engagement or Flexible working initiative – Sponsored by Neyber

  • 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 – Sponsored by Medigold

  • 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 – Sponsored by LGA

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


Let’s Talk: Leadership

Public Sector HRD of the Year – Sponsored by PSS

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

Best Leadership / Management Development Initiative – Sponsored by Clear Review

  • 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 – Sponsored by Crown Commercial Services

  • 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 – Sponsored by Iken

  • North Yorkshire County Council
  • Norfolk County Council

Public Service HR/OD Team of the Year – Sponsored by Matrix-SCM

  • Somerset County Council
  • North Yorkshire County Council


Let’s Talk: Developing our Organisation

Best Recruitment Creative Concept – Sponsored by The Guardian

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


Best Social Media Campaign – Sponsored by Tile Hill

  • 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


A huge THANK YOU to everyone who entered. We had some fantastic entries this year and the standard was incredibly high. CONGRATULATIONS to all of our shortlisted entrants – we wish all of you the very best of luck and look forward to announcing our winners at this years Annual Black Tie Dinner at awards gala dinner at at Hilton Metropol Birmingham on Wednesday 15th May.

Please remember to book your conference places so you don’t miss out!. Booking details can be found here.

We hope to see you all in Birmingham!



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