Goal A - An improved environment
Working with our community to achieve observable, real and lasting environmental improvements as embodied in Southern Prospects 2011-2016.
Strategies to achieve goal A
A1: Develop and implement a diverse and innovative communication plan to increase awareness and support of organisational activities and understanding of the environment by the public and funding bodies. Note: strategy also applies to goals B & F.
A2: Define a study to determine the economic value of environmental assets for use in promotional material to increase community and industry support.
A3: Create a database of key positions and skills (internal and external) required to successfully deliver Southern Prospects 2011 -2016.
A4: Develop and implement a monitoring and reporting plan to accurately record the outcomes of Southern Prospects 2011 – 2016.
A5: Determine key drivers and limitations to stakeholder (land managers, farmers, non-government organisations) involvement in NRM implementation.
Goal B - An engaged community
Increase our community’s knowledge, understanding and engagement to improve the environment.
Strategies to achieve goal B
B1: Develop and implement a diverse and innovative communication plan to increase public awareness and support of organisational activities and understanding of the environment. Note: strategy also applies to goals A & F.
B2: Develop and implement a community engagement plan (that includes events management) to increase community involvement in environmental projects.
B3: Develop and implement an events management program to provide opportunities for quality community engagement with educational outcomes.
B4: Increase the use of the NRM Learning Centre resource to improve community understanding and knowledge of the environment and provide guidance on future projects.
B5: Develop and implement a corporate engagement strategy to increase corporate support and funding.
Goal C - An effective team
Create a positive culture that promotes and fosters teamwork, innovation and professionalism.
Strategies to achieve goal C
C1: Develop, implement and resource an organisational training plan to increase skills level of staff.
C2: Develop and implement a strategy to embed the organisation’s Guiding Principles.
C3: Hold bi-annual staff team building events to engender understanding and develop strong relationships.
C4: Redesign our performance management and feedback process to ensure it is effective, relevant and measureable and provides clear individual and organisational outcomes.
C5: Develop and implement an annual staff satisfaction survey.
Goal D – Ample resources
Grow and diversify our income for investment into the region.
Strategies to achieve goal D
D1: Conduct a skills and resources audit and implement a strategy to ensure the organisation has the ability to respond rapidly to opportunities without compromising people or due diligence.
D2: Develop and implement a business investment strategy (including a list of potential public and private funding opportunities) to identify, guide, and manage risk and organisational capacity to deliver future business development opportunities.
D3: Create a relationship building plan to ensure key staff engages with funding body representatives on a regular basis.
D4: Develop the South Coast NRM brand.
D5: Develop a marketing plan which identifies market sectors, target markets, market methodologies and strategies.
D6: Develop a business system to effectively identify, understand, scope and deliver viably external services, including providing appropriate staff training
Goal E – Refined processes
The continual improvement of business systems which are responsive, flexible, clear and concise.
Strategies to achieve goal E
E1: Implement regular recording of error rates and turnaround times to measure and identify inefficiencies in the project document process.
E2: Develop and implement an information systems improvement strategy and system to increase operational efficiencies.
E3: Continually improve the organisation’s business processes.
E4: Develop and implement a competency-based training plan to increase understanding and efficient use of business systems.
E5: Develop and implement a process communication strategy to increase internal and external understanding of the processes required for successful project management.
Goal F - Effective projects
All projects, irrespective of size, are critical to meeting the mission of the organisation.
Strategies to achieve goal F
F1: Develop and implement the use of project management templates and processes for use by staff to ensure effective and consistent project management and recording.
F2: Coordinate a regional project officer training program to upskill internal and external staff.
F3: Create a preferred supplier policy to identify and reward effective project management organisations.
F4: Develop and implement a diverse and innovative communication plan to increase public awareness and support of organisational activities and understanding of the environment. Note: strategy also applies to goals A & B.