News and Events

Current Events
 
ASSA Breakfast Brisbane - 5th August
The next event in Brisbane will be a breakfast on "Managing an SSC through a Merger".
 
Please join Gavin Ifield, Head of SSC from Holcim who will share their journey
 
Click here to register or to find out more go to our Upcoming Events page.
 
ASSA Public Sector Forum - 16th August
 
ASSA is hosting its 2nd Annual Public Sector forum focussed upon the unique challenges and opportunities for shared services within the public sector.
 
Targeted at shared services leaders within government, the Public Sector Shared Services Forum will provide the opportunity to network with peers, discuss relevant topics and share key learnings from the respective shared services journeys.
 
The theme of the event is ‘Customer Centric Shared Services’ and we will have presentations from EDConnect (NSW Dept of Education), Transport Shared Services and Commonwealth Shared Services Centre.
 
Click here to register if you are a member, non members click here or to find out more go to our Upcoming Events page.
 

Upcoming Events

  
Melbourne
Great event hosted by PwC July 29 on Robotics. 53 people attended this event and went away knowing that the future of Shared Services includes Robotics. Refer members sections for photos and presentation.
 
Our next event will be in September - workshop hosted by Tania Tytherleigh - stay tuned for the invite.
 
For October we will be running a Better Practice Forum sharing the key insights out of the recent Benchmarking studies - Hackett will host this event.
 
Sydney
TBA
 
Canberra
Lunch - 13th September
Topic: Development of a Continuous Improvement Framework
 
Xmas Drinks - 6th December
 
Brisbane
Breakfast - 9th September
Topic - EY
 
Lunch - 7th October
TBA
 
Site Tour - 11th November
Super Retail Group
 
Xmas Drinks - 9th Dec
Venue - TBA 
 
 
ASSA Site Tour - Newcrest Mining

On Thursday 26 May, Newcrest Mining hosted over 30 ASSA members at their St.Kilda Road Shared Service Centre.

 

Newcrest’s General Manager Finance, Mark Dwyer and the Shared Services Manager, Eunice Gardner engaged the audience with insights on their journey to deliver value add and cost effective services to Newcrest Mining.

 

Key components of their success were:

  • Recruiting and retaining the right people in the right roles
  • Empowerment – individual ownership of end to end process
  • Senior level support for purchase order compliance
  • The effective use of data analytics using Transactional Control Management process to identify and manage exceptions

 

 
 
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2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part I: It’s time for enterprises to stop being really good at irrelevant stuff - See more at: http://www.horsesforsources.com/2014-outlook_122413#sthash.4t2b5eSC.dpuf
2014 shared services and outsourcing outlook Part I: It’s time for enterprises to stop being really good at irrelevant stuff - See more at: http://www.horsesforsources.com/2014-outlook_122413#sthash.4t2b5eSC.dpuf
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