Workforce planning

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The lack of available, affordable, and appropriately skilled human resources is an ever increasing challenge for all agencies across the Queensland Government. Systematic ICT workforce capability planning to identify emerging issues and challenges in elation to ICT recruitment, development, advancement and succession of employees is critical.

In order to maximise its return on ICT investment, the government must improve and strengthen the capability of its ICT workforce. More effective ICT workforce  capability planning, incorporated into mainstream planning, will ensure the government has the skilled people deliver services into the future.

Workforce planning is having:

  • the right people
  • with the right skills
  • in the right place
  • at the right time
  • at the right cost.

The office Queensland Government Chief Information Office have developed a workforce planning methodology to enable you to identify key strategies that will help deliver business outcomes now and into the future. Managers are encouraged to use this methodology to make informed staffing decisions in line with an organisation's mission, strategic plan and budgetary resources.

There are also a variety of workforce planning resources on offer that will better enable you to build and develop a sustainable workforce.