Michael Plant

Business and People Operations Manager

Michael Plant

Key Skills

  • Business operations management

  • People leadership

  • Program and project management

  • Procurement, contract and client management

Michael has been with Lumify People (Previously DDLS People) since the business commenced operations and is the key point of contact for more than 15 Defence contracts at any one time. He is responsible for delivering contract requirements and collaborating with clients on all matters relating to contracts and staffing.

Michael holds an Associate Diploma of Engineering (Electronics) a Bachelor of Education as well as Graduate Diploma of Project Management. His career has included stints in the chemical, electrical and telecommunications industries in a variety of training and management roles.

One of Michael’s key areas of expertise is program management for learning and development contracts. In this role, Michael drives client forward planning and undertakes scheduling for the delivery of over 2,000 courses every year. He is also a skilled leader, working on a daily basis with our team and clients to solve operational issues as they arise. Many of our team have been with Lumify People (previously known as DDLS People) for 10-plus years. Besides loving their roles, our team have made it very clear that Michael’s active investment in their careers and helping them manage day-to-day issues is key to the longevity of their tenures and commitment to the business.