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 Specialist. Master in Human Resources Management, International University of La Rioja (UNIR) with scholarship of academic excellence awarded by the University in attention to professional and academic career.

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, 2003.

Public Manager Acreditation by the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP)-Governement of Spain, 2009.

Diploma in Local Public Management by Spanish Federation of Councils & Provinces (FEMP), 2012.

University degree in the Oxford Program in Leadership for Innovation, Merton College, Oxford, United Kingdom. Management training program in English conducted in collaboration with the International University of La Rioja. August 6-10, 2018 (2 ECTS-European Academic Space University Credits). Methodology and processes of Design Thinking, Storytelling, presentation of projects and innovative leadership

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

Student of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom (Department of Continuing Education) Course of specialization in "Psychology: an introduction", starting in January 2019.

Student of the Harvard Business School (HBX) online, Harvard, Boston, MA, USA, starting Mastery in Negotiation-may 2019. Admission communication available.

Member of the Human Resources Community of the Province Council of Barcelona (CORH) since 2012.

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, Province Council of Barcelona, Government of Spain, Province Council of Granada, Province Council of Seville, Province Council 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.

Professor of the Master in Local Public Management (on line) of the CEMCI (Province Council of Granada, Spain) in collaboration with the Andalusian Institute of Public Administration (IAAP) - participation in the module of Legal Regime of the Local Public Employee (Academic Director of the Module: Mr. Xavier Boltaina Bosch).

Speaker in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 in the conference on "Techniques of Human Resource Management" convened by the Spanish Federation of Councils & Provinces (FEMP), Spain.

Trainer of Trainers by the University Antonio de Nebrija, Spain (110h) -4 ECTS credits, 2017.

Workplace harassment Specialist, 2017.

 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.

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