Talent Management for the Medtech business of tomorrow

Date: 19th September 2019
Time: 08:30 - 13:00
Duration: Half Day
Venue: Killashee Hotel, Kilcullen Road
Address: Killashee, Naas. Kildare
Event details

Talent Management for the Medtech business of tomorrow


 08:30 - 09:00        Registration. Light breakfast & networking

09:00 - 09:15        Welcome and Introduction - Emma Kilgallon, HR Manager, West

09:15 - 09:35        “A Road to 21st Century Skills” - Paul Healy, Chief Executive, Skillnet Ireland   


Session 1: The future of recruitment

Technology is changing the world as we know it and that includes how we do business. Hiring managers need to acknowledge these advances and adapt and invest in smart recruiting. The follow session presents the latest trends in recruitment, and a practical case study on how hiring is becoming smarter


09:35 - 09:55  “Latest Trends in HR” - Stephen Driver, Head of Advocacy Services, Ibec

09:55 - 10:15  “Merit Recruitment Strategies” – Grainne O’Meara, HR Director, Merit Medical


Session 2:  Recruitment made easy

It is essential that knowledge and skills are clearly defined and leveraged to truly drive business success. To address these challenges, the Irish Medtech Skillnet with HR managers in the sector developed the Medtech Competency Framework to help organisations to identify talent gaps, interview for and coach the skills required for critical roles across different functions.


10:15 - 10:45  “Introduction to the Medtech Competency Framework” - Lorraine Kirk, HR Manager, Bellurgan

10:45 – 10:55  Q&A with panel

10:55 - 11:15   Coffee Break and Demo


Session 3: Talent Management Strategies

Change management is the structured discipline that focuses on the people side of organisational change. The first speaker Angelo will talk about building change capability and delivering business success using Prosci methodology.

Defined as a combination of passion and perseverance to meaningful long term goals, grit has been shown to have a significant impact on performance and development. Paul will explore some of the building blocks of Grit, how these can be incorporated into talent development and why building resilience on its own is not enough.

Our last speaker Kara will show us how to identify and overcome unconscious bias in the workplace.


11:15 - 11:40  “The people side in a changing environment” - Angelo McNeive, Business Psychologist, Stepstone

11:40 - 12:00  “The Role of Grit in Talent Management” - Paul Gleeson, Performance Coach, Turas

12:00 - 12:20  Minimising unconscious bias in talent management” - Dr Kara McGann, Head of Social Policy, Ibec


Wellness is the new talent management strategy

Our next speaker will deliver a case study on how their organisation prepares employees to unlock their full potential to produce optimal results for the organisation.

12:20 – 12:45  “Prioritising the wellbeing of the workforce” Sanofi Case study   

12:45 - 12:55   Q&A with panel

12:55 – 13:00  Closing Remarks - Pauline O Flanagan, Medtech Skillnet Manager

Per delegate: ** Free **
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