May 19, 2014 to August 29, 2014
Christian Wagner, Team Leader; Chris McNairney (NUI Galway Head of the HR); Oyuna Baldakova, CAEP Project Manager; Turar Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University and Karaganda State Medical University staff
The general objective of the project is to improve the capacity of selected Kazakh HEIs to develop and implement HRM strategies as well as to conduct HR assessment and audits.
It has further six planned outputs:
The preliminary background research will require a review of the documents/information and the existing HR infrastructure.
Based on this research a questionnaire will be developed to allow structured interviews with the key stakeholders in the university. These stakeholders will include senior leaders/ managers in the university, those with direct responsibility for HR matters in the university and a cross section of the staff covered by the project.
This stage will take place in the university in Almaty and involve structured interviews with key stakeholders and direct observation of HR practices in action.
The key outputs of this phase will be:
Part A – Response to the Report from KazEU
The university will formally acknowledge and endorse the report as the basis for Stages Two and Three. In addition the university will provide the following documentation:
Part B – The preparation of an HR strategy and procedural documents
1) Framework HR strategy for the university built on the twin pillars of staff development and performance improvement;
2) Framework policy and procedure for the introduction of performance management system for the academic staff of the university;
3) Framework policy for the successful induction and integration of newly appointed staff;
4) Framework document on succession planning / personal reserve for staff in the university.
Part C- Socialization of strategy/procedures
The Working party will arrange for translations and dissemination of the documents to managers across the university and consultation as appropriate.
Part D – Implementation visit to Almaty (25-29 August 2014)
The application of the strategy and procedures will require a significant degree of planning supported by training workshops spread over five days:
Part E– Summary Report and Conclusion
The European Advisor will provide the stakeholders with a report summarizing the developments and recommendations that arise during the implementation visit.