CASE STUDYSTRATEGIC
WORKFORCE REVIEW
An Australian-based manufacturing company required insight into their current workforce as they expanded into a global market with growing competitive pressure.
THE CHALLENGE
STRATEGY

The company was focused on becoming globally integrated, requiring significant cultural change, which challenged their current workforce mix and approach

CAPABILITY

An increasingly competitive market required a re-focussing of resources & investment to optimise workforce capability & efficiency for the future

PLANNING

Nuanced understanding of current workforce dynamics was required to proactively take targeted action to mitigate exposure and ensure successful operational execution

THE INSIGHT

A deep dive into workforce dynamics throughout the organisation resulted in 4 key opportunities identified

MARGIN IMPROVEMENTS AVAILABLE THROUGH STREAMLINING THE ORGANISATION

OPPORTUNITY FOR GREATER PRODUCTIVITY ACROSS THE EMPLOYEE LIFECYCLE

IDENTIFICATION OF SUPPLY RESTRICTIONS FOR CRITICAL ROLES

GENDER PAY GAP AND LOW FEMALE REPRESENTATION IN LEADERSHIP

THE IMPACT
+ $19m p.aLabour arbitrage through cross-regional optimisation
+ $12m p.aImprove organisational efficiency through redesign including reduced layers and increase spans
+ $3.8m p.aOptimise tactical workforce planning and sourcing approach to minimise time to fill, time to productivity and over-reliance on contract resources