Management Solutions

LGNSW Management Solutions has been dedicated to providing human resource and employment services to local government since 1992. As a unit of LGNSW, we are owned by the industry and support our members through applying expertise, resources and knowledge tailored to the specific needs and issues faced by them.

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Our Services

Management Solutions offers a range of human resource and employment services to our members. These include:

Executive & Specialist Recruitment

Our networks and experience allow us to expertly identify and place the right candidates in executive, senior management and specialist roles within local government.


Our network of highly experienced former general managers and senior staff are available for temporary assignments with councils requiring their services.

Performance Review Facilitation

Our independent facilitation service ensures a clear and transparent process for Executive staff performance reviews.

IP&R End of Term Review

Councils across NSW are coming to the end of their first full term under Integrated Planning and Reporting legislation. This review provides a valuable opportunity for councils to assess IP&R progress and identify current weaknesses and strategies to strengthen core documents within the IP&R framework.

Improvement Progress Audit

The LGNSW Improvement Progress Audit is designed to use the Fit for the Future Improvement Plan as the starting point for a wide-ranging assessment of the vision, initiatives and activities that are driving organisational change and improvement. We will assist you in assessing the effectiveness of these improvement strategies and your council’s progress towards achievement of your objectives.

Organisational & Structural Reviews

We can provide councils with an independent insight into their performance and make recommendations on how to strengthen and increase their sustainability.

Staff Engagement Surveys

Our survey process gives decision-makers important insights into the health of their organisation. 

NSW Council Comparative Data

Our benchmarking services provide decision-makers in councils with relevant and reliable comparative data covering:

Career Pathways

LGMS has identified a demand for a succession planning tool to assist line managers to develop a career pathway for high potential employees.

Transition to Retirement

Plan for the retirement of your staff so that corporate knowledge is not lost.


LGMS has developed an efficient and cost effective outplacement service for members.

We operate on a fee for service basis.

Please contact our team to discuss your specific human resources and employment support needs.