On the Couch with Erma Ranieri

Our guest for the first of this series was Erma Ranieri, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment, who shared her insights into the South Australian Public Sector with a focus on current COVID-19 workforce considerations. Viewers had the opportunity to submit questions to the Commissioner prior to this event, with some of these being addressed during the interview.

During this interview, Commissioner Ranieri highlighted information available on the OCPSE website regarding COVID-19 Workforce Arrangements. These resources are continually being updated to provide the latest advice to public sector employees on the unfolding situation.

Erma Ranieri FIPAA
Commissioner for Public Sector Employment, Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment

Learn about our speaker

Appointed on 1 July 2014, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment Erma Ranieri works passionately towards creating a world-leading public sector that serves South Australians well, does what it says it will do, and to which every public servant is proud to belong.

With the role of the public sector being to serve and support South Australia to thrive, Erma leads sector-wide reform to modernise the public sector and continue to build on its value and service to the South Australian community.

Erma has worked for more than 30 years to help organisations optimise productivity and employee wellbeing. She was named a 2014 Telstra Business Woman of the Year as SA Winner of the Telstra Community and Government Award for her role in leading transformational change throughout the public sector.

With a key focus on flexibility, diversity and leadership development to ensure the public sector is positioned as an employer of choice, Erma continues to challenge cultural and structural barriers to drive innovative, collaborative and connected services for the community.