Presentation on theme: "Investment in Australia’s Largest Dairy Farm Paul Niven Business Manager – Dairy The Van Diemen’s Land Company."— Presentation transcript:
Investment in Australia’s Largest Dairy Farm Paul Niven Business Manager – Dairy The Van Diemen’s Land Company
Overview About The Van Diemen’s Land Company Organisational Design Building an Employment Brand Our Training Philosophy and Program Outcomes Discussion
Strategy Structure Role definition Right person, right role Where do you start?
Framework our Dairy Business COWS INPUTS ASSETS PEOPLE GOVERNANCE MILK
Our business priorities 1.Human safety and health 2.Animal health and welfare 3.Production 4.Strict cost containment
Building an Employment Brand Aim to be an employer of choice: – Secure employment – Good working conditions – Career path – Training
When do you invest in Training?
Effectiveness in role C = Mental Processing Capability to handle the complexity involved in undertaking the work involved KS = The knowledge and skills required to perform the role Co = Commitment to the work B = The normal behaviour of the individual (positive or negative) in terms of achieving the specific accountabilities of the role E = C. KS. Co. B
How do you invest in Training? Define what you want to achieve!
Training Philosophy Knowledge and Skills Audit (TNA) Short Course and “Tickets” Formal Qualifications Cert IV and Diploma Core knowledge and skills for the role Level of competency Formal Training Quad Bikes Chairsaws ChemCert First Aid Apprenticeships Formal qualification and on job application EVERYONE EVERYONE AS REQUIRED ENCOURAGED FOR EVERYONE
Training Programs Certificate IV and Diploma’s PPP Access Program
Support Skills Institute Skills Tasmania MEGT NGT Choose Employment CHAC
Outcomes Industry support for annual training plan Retention of good people Formally educated AND skilled Create dairy leaders for the future – For VDL – For Tasmania – For the world