People, especially leaders and potential leaders, are the most important asset for all types of organisations. Too many organisations are not operating at their best potential or in the most efficient manner simply because they do not know how to develop and use the talent of potential leaders within their organisation. In short, these organisations are wasting their most important asset: leaders.
Downer employs more than 53,000 people across more than 300 sites, primarily in Australia and New Zealand but also in the Asia-Pacific region, South America and Southern Africa. Downer believes people are fundamental to their culture and success of their business, emphasizing the importance of ongoing professional development for its employees. Downer is experienced in identifying talented professionals in their business and run many talent development programs including the award-winning LEaDYP. In this webinar, hosted by the Australian Cost Engineering Society Victoria Chapter, our guest speakers will share Downer’s experience of their leadership development programs with members of Engineers Australia.
Mr. Jerry Jirasek: General Manager in Rolling Stock Engineering on the High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) Project, Downer
Jerry is the General Manager in Rolling Stock Engineering on the High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) Project. With over 20 years of engineering experience, he has developed his career in companies such as Bombardier and Downer, where he manages the technical design of trains. His extensive experience across many rolling stock projects offers insight into the importance of leadership in managing technical teams. Jerry holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Queensland Institute of Technology and an MBA from Deakin University.
Ms. Pamela Kellert: Head of Strategy, Partnering and Communications, Downer
Pamela is the Head of Strategy, Partnering and Communications at Downer. She has developed an international career spanning over three continents having worked in Europe, Malaysia and Australia. With over 10 years of experience in the rail industry, Pamela offers a comprehensive look into the importance of leadership in project management. She holds a Master’s Degree from the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) Business School and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Hohenheim.
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- Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
- Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
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