Fair Work Ombudsman Group Manager of Corporate & Strategic Development, Su Kearns, has won a prestigious prize at the 2011 Australian Human Resources Institute National Awards.
Ms Kearns last night won the Dave Ulrich HR Leader of the Year Award, which acknowledges outstanding human resources practitioners and their contribution to business outcomes.
Judging for the award included considering each finalist's contribution on a range of criteria, including commitment, impact, innovation and credible activism.
Award judge, Dave Ulrich, said: "Su's work seems to be specific and pragmatic and she has a sense of how to turn HR practices into business realities and to build an organisation that has both a heart and soul and also financial results."
Fair Work Ombudsman Nicholas Wilson congratulated Ms Kearns
on the Award.
has been an active and inspirational advocate within the Fair Work Ombudsman
for the contribution that really good human resources management can make to our overall performance and wellbeing," Mr Wilson said.
is also a role-model for flexible working arrangements, showing it's possible to successfully advance your career while maintaining a four-day working week, including one of those days at home.