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ACS NSW Mentoring Program: Information Session #2

Accelerate your career or support Australia's future tech leaders in the ACS NSW Mentoring Program.

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Tue, 18 May, 03:00 PM

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    Tue, 18 May, 05:30 PM

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ACS NSW is proud to offer a new program to assist NSW members progress their careers or a chance to give back to the tech community through their experience and expertise. The ACS supports the mentoring relationship through the provision of this program as a means to support entry, retention and progression of future ICT Leaders and Professional Specialists. <br><br>This Information Session, hosted by ACS NSW Branch Executive Committee Member, Richard Hemsworth, is to provide background to the ACS NSW Mentoring Program.<br><br><img alt="mentoring" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1620610206000"></img><br><br>If you are based in NSW and are interested in becoming a Mentor or Mentee, then this session will give you insight into the program, what to expect, and answer any questions you may have before applying.<br><br><b>KEY DATES: </b> <ul><li>Information Sessions are taking place on Tuesday 18 May at two convenient times: 12:30PM or 5:30PM. </li><li>Expressions of Interest close Friday 28 May.</li><li>Intake period is from July - December 2021 for successful applications. </li></ul> <b>ELIGIBILITY </b> <ul><li>The program is exclusive to current ACS NSW members. </li><li>You must have an active ACS membership to participate in the program. </li><li>This program is not open to Professional Year Students. </li><li>The mentoring program team and mentors are ACS volunteers, who offer their time and energy free of charge for the benefit of the mentees. There is a $50 fee to mentees to cover administrative costs including printing, licencing, emails and functions.</li></ul> <b>EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST:</b> <ul><li>Application for Mentees: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></li><li>Application for Mentors: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></li></ul> <b>MORE INFORMATION: </b><br>Please contact <a href="mailto:[email protected]?subject=ACS%20NSW%20Mentoring%20Program&amp;body=Hi%20ACS%20NSW%20Team%2C%20%0A%0AI%20was%20on%20the%20Mentoring%20Program%20Information%20Session%20event%20page%20and%20I%20would%20like%20more%20information%20on....%0A" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> for more information.

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Richard John Hemsworth

Richard John Hemsworth

Dr. Richard Hemsworth, MACS Snr FAIM MAIIA CSM MPMI JP

Richard is a program director specialising in PMO project governance (certified in PRINCE2, Agile, and PMP) and with extensive understanding of regulated governance environments having been the General Manager of Transformation for Employers Mutual Insurance; Group Commercial Manager for TransGrid, and EPgMO Executive Director for the NSW Department of Planning and Environment. Each of these roles required the establishment of an EPMO and the integration with new PPM software. Richard has over 25 years experience successfully delivering complex and varied technical programs including regulatory and business projects (Peoplesoft, SAP, Oracle, MinCom-Ellipse and Sage ERPs) for Zurich Financial Services, Employers Mutual, Attorney General and Justice, RailCorp, TransGrid, Metcash, Westons Foods, the Royal Australian Air Force, and the NSW Dept of Transport; amongst others. Richard drives capability enhancement and business process improvement in all of his roles. His skills include: planning, benefits realisation, program governance, vendor management, risk control, and dependency coordination. He has a passion for helping people grow and works as a volunteer coach and mentor through his professional associations.

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