STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE IN THE NEW NORMAL. The Human Resource Development Service (HRDS) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) piloted yesterday the conversations with human resource practitioners in Region 2.
First nationwide, the conversation was an avenue to discuss strategies, reforms, actions and commitments amid the pandemic due to the corona virus disease.
HRDS Director Ric Enriquez who presided over the dialogue said: “Right now, we have learnt and are almost returning back to our previous living condition when there was no pandemic. Konting tiis na lang.”
The human resource development chief has urged all the HR practitioners to soar high toward human resource excellence despite the challenges.
He discussed Strategic HR in the New Normal highlighting what the DENR has been doing for human resource management and development (HRMD) and to help the employees during this health crisis.
“To continue taking care of the people, there are required HR services to provide them opportunity to advance and continuously learn. Organizational support facilitates these essential services to happen, so that the organization keeps going even in turbulent times, like this pandemic. That is our HRMD main agenda,” Director Enriquez explained when he presented the department’s HRMD Framework under the Current Normal.
The DENR's Competency-Based System, Strategic HR Plan for Calendar Years 2020-2024, and Career Development System and Succession Planning were also presented by Director Enriquez and Career Development Division Chief Dexter Tindoc.
The DENR is the first government agency in the country with competency-based system which serves as a tool for the implementation of the four core HR systems: recruitment, selection and placement; learning and development; performance management; and rewards and recognition.
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has earlier made a tall order to strengthen the competencies of all DENR personnel at the frontlines.
In her message, Regional Executive Director Gwendolyn Bambalan underscored the importance of self-preparation, career pathing and succession planning of employees being the core of the agency.
“We really need to plan for our people. We do not just look at our physical targets but also the people who work to accomplish these targets,” Director Bambalan said.
She reported updates on selection and promotion, and the ongoing organizational development in the region.
During the activity participated in by the human resource management officers, Director Enriquez handed over to Director Bambalan, Assistant Regional Director Lilia Abel and PENR Officer Marlon Agnar the Strategic Human Resource Plan for 2020-2024 and the Competency-based System Manuals.#