Chandler Macleod’s Workforce Management offering is at the core of our advisory and management model. Our source, assess, develop, manage model offers a complete solution for the management of contingent blue and white collar workforces for our clients.
With extensive experience across a range of industry sectors, we work with clients to manage part or all of their workforce requirements including:
Creating Local Talent Pools
Chandler Macleod has extensive experience in the creation and management of local talent pools which can be mobilised at short notice to fulfil client requirements. Talent pool members are pre-qualified, inducted and can operate across multiple geographic locations on a fly-in, fly-out or residential nature for the term of the contract / requirement. Our active database of contractors exceeds 15 000.
Local and Domestic Sourcing
Chandler Macleod utilises a range of sourcing strategies and techniques designed to attract the maximum number of suitable candidates from the local, regional and national markets. This includes multi-media targeted advertising, involvement in community initiatives, targeted search, workforce mobility, and the use of our National Recruitment Centre, a team of recruitment professionals who engage in attraction strategies and database mining to identify, screen and engage tradespeople and mining specialists.
Through careful selection of skilled overseas labour, Chandler Macleod can provide teams of highly skilled workers to cover skilled labour shortages. International sourcing can be used to meet a one off, high skill need or to meet a bulk labour requirement. We have networks of international affiliates to assist us with this process.
Managing rosters, work schedules, travel and accommodation as well as ensuring that critical experts and contractors are on location when required, is vital for the efficiency of client operations. Chandler Macleod’s Workforce Mobility offering includes:
- Service co-ordination an all matters relating to the supply and administration of our employees
- Visa coordination
- Management of housing, accommodation and travel either independently or via joint ventures
- Contractor management, rostering and logistics
Candidate Competency and Skills Fit
Facilitating maximum employee productivity, engagement and retention requires more than the correct match of skills and experience. Chandler Macleod’s unique BestFit™ methodology ensures final candidates possess the required capabilities and competencies to undertake the full criteria of the role as well as ensuring the appropriate level of ‘fit’ with the organisational culture, management style and team environment. The assessments applied during this process are culture and gender agnostic, ensuring a level playing field of objective review across a diverse workforce or talent pool.
Candidate Behavioural and Cultural Fit
Chandler Macleod’s recruitment methodology is underpinned by our commitment to facilitating the best match between the person, job and work environment. Critical to this methodology is the identification of candidate competency and skills fit – that is, the observable and measurable characteristic of a person that includes using knowledge and demonstrating skills, behaviours and abilities that contribute to performing well. Ensuring that sourced and engaged employees display these competencies enables the core requirements for driving performance at both an individual and organisational level are met.
Each member of the Chandler Macleod talent pool receives an in-depth induction prior to every assignment. This service extends beyond the legislative requirements of OHS and administrative standards of timesheets and payment, Health and Safety at Work and OHS Policy to include our Code of Conduct, incorporating the expectations of Chandler Macleod and our commitments to our candidate partners and the unique policies of the client partner.
Chandler Macleod pays 8000+ permanent and temporary staff weekly, fortnightly or monthly in a variety of sectors. Our experience encompasses both traditional and technically advanced processes depending on the specific requirements of the client. We offer an end to end payroll services for any number of employees in any industry, and currently work with 2100 clients using different Awards and EBA’s to accurately prepare and process payroll, ensuring candidate partners are paid in full, on time.
It is our belief that the safety of the workforce underpins any efforts towards workforce sustainability. Safety is more than injury management; it is the basis from which productivity, retention, quality of output, employee engagement and ultimately, employer attractiveness, is derived.
In the Australian industrial safety landscape, there is a complex myriad of legislative requirements, processes and procedures which must be adhered to on a state by state and site by site basis. Our OHS system is compliant with the standard AS/NZS 4804:2001: Occupational Health and Safety Management systems – general guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques. Chandler Macleod’s Safety System manages risk under ‘duty of care’ requirements and obligations for Clients, Employees and Chandler Macleod itself. We are proud of our status as one of Australia’s safest employers, and actively work with our clients to provide innovative ways to constantly enhance the safety of our people.