The Reform of the Local Regime: Its Impact on the Activities of Planning and Management of Human Resources in the Local Entities of Galicia

Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Updated: Monday, July 16, 2018

Developments in local legislative scheme involving the deeper reorganization of local public sector from the Law 57/2003 of December 16th.

The evolution of the social and economic context in 2010-2014, as well as guidelines on economic, monetary and fiscal policy has developed and driven the European Union, have been marked to the legislature, in a clear line aimed at reorientation of the role of local authorities, within a public sector itself framed in territorial and administrative decentralization of an autonomous state that, to date, shows a clear need for reconfiguration and rationalization aimed at achieving the highest level of efficiency and quality in ordinary administrative action, and, consequently, in the provision of public services.


The planning and management of human resources at the local level have also been affected by these reforms, whose impacts will be analyzed in this article.



About the Author

HR & Training Chief at Vigo City Council, Spain, since 2006. Public Manager & Civil servant.

Degree in Law at University of Salamanca Law School, Spain.

Degree in Public Local Law & Local Administration at University of Santiago de Compostela Law School, Spain.

Public Manager Acreditation by the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP)-Governement of Spain.

Diploma in Local Public Management by Spanish Federation of Councils & Provinces (FEMP)

Human resources, public management, civil service law, strategic planning, training & learning specialist since 2008.

Specialist teacher of public servants in Spain since 2008 at many different Administrations: State Administration of Spain, Deputation of Barcelona, Government of Spain, Deputation of Granada, Deputation of Seville, Deputation of Pontevedra, Vigo City Council, Pontevedra City Council, Spanish Federation of Councils & Provinces, Catalonian Federation of Councils (FMC); Galician School of Public Administration (EGAP) et al.

Workplace harassment Specialist.

Member of the "Human Resources & Civil Service Management & Leadership Advisor Group" at Spanish Federation of Councils & Provinces (FEMP) since 2011.

Researcher at GIGAPP Community about human resources & civil service on local Administrations since 2012, introducing the presentation "The rationalization of the local public sector: impacts in the planning and management of human resources and perspectives of reorientation", Number gtvx, in VI International Congress of the Research Group in Government, Administration and Public policies, GIGAPP). Madrid, Spain, National Institute of Public Administration, 2015.

Link to paper at

Currently studying Official University Master in HR Management at International University of la Rioja (UNIR)-course 2017/2018.



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