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Amanda Newsom

Sydney, New South Wales

Generalist executive recruiter with strong track record in mid to senior level roles across industries including technology and consumer

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Generalist
Hourly rate
170 AUD
Avg project cost
$1,620
4 reviews
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Experience:
I have placed senior HR professionals into a number of Australian blue chip and multinational organisations.
Roles hired:
HR Director People Capability Director Learning & Development Director HR Co-ordinator Organisational Development Director
Clients:
Treasury Wine Estates Coles Target Yum! Brands
Experience:
I have recruited marketing and communications roles on a contract and permanent basis across the banking, telecommunications, retail, FMCG and media sectors in Australia.
Roles hired:
Marketing Director Head of Online Internal Communications Manager Marketing Co-ordinator PR Account Manager
Clients:
Westfield Yum! Brands Wrigley Westpac NAB
Experience:
I have placed leading sales and sales support professionals into a number of multinational businesses in Australia.
Roles hired:
Sales Director National Business Manager Sales Coordinator Enterprise Sales Executive Sales Manager
Clients:
Vodafone Global General Mills Cerebos Westfield Fonterra Brands Australia
Experience:
Enterprise sales
Roles hired:
Enterprise Sales
Clients:
Salesforce
Experience:
I worked in a boutique Supply Chain recruitment consultancy prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, where I lead a number of senior searches in the retail sector.
Roles hired:
CEO Head of Retail Operations Managing Director
Clients:
Sunrice Consolidates Pastoral Company Nando's Coles
1 projects $1,620 average cost
Experience:
I have placed CFOs into a number of Australia's leading agribusinesses.
Roles hired:
Chief Financial Officer
Clients:
Sunrice Consolidated Pastoral Company TomatoTalent
Experience:
Administration
Roles hired:
Receptionist Data Entry Officer
Clients:
NSW Government

Where I work...

Physically
Sydney, New South Wales
Virtually
Hong Kong: Hong Kong; United Arab Emirates: Dubai; Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane; Singapore
I recently recruited a CFO role for a Brisbane based client whilst based in Sydney and have often recruited Melbourne and Geelong based roles whilst based in Sydney.

'I have worked with Amanda for 2 years now both as a candidate and client. She is a highly professional, intelligent, capable and intuitive executive search executive. Amanda is quick to deliver results and provide feedback and advice when required. She understands how to match people with businesses and the importance of getting this fit right. I am continuing to work with Amanda to build out my senior leadership team as she has come to understand the culture of my business and the attributes I am looking for in senior leaders. I would have no hesitation in recommending Amanda to any senior executive looking to make their next career move or seeking exceptional talent for their business.'

Keith Warren Chief Executive Officer, Consolidated Pastoral Company, LinkedIn profile

'I have dealt with Amanda for a number of years and have always found her to be highly professional, intuitive and capable as an executive search consultant. Amanda has a solid understanding of the quick service restaurant and franchising industry in Australia and a genuine interest in matching the right talent with the right businesses. I have always found Amanda very open and transparent in the feedback she provides and would have no hesitation recommending her to senior executives seeking new career opportunities or new senior talent for their business.'

Rob McKay Chief Executive Officer, Wendy's Supa Sundaes, LinkedIn profile

'I have had several experiences with Amanda over a period of approximately 3 years. I have always found Amanda thoroughly professional in her approach. She's always treated me, as a candidate with openness and honesty. Amanda has been more transparent which has set her apart from her peers in the industry. In my experience she's found the balance between client and candidate. I am very happy recommending her.'

Greg Walsom Chief Executive Officer, SPOS Group, LinkedIn profile

"I have always found Amanda highly professional and a pleasure to deal with. She has a solid understanding of the retail sector in Australia and understands what employers are looking for in talent today. Amanda adopts a consultative approach when working with candidates and strives to be open and honest in her feedback and advice. She is committed to ensuring the right talent is matched with the right business. I would have no hesitation in recommending Amanda."

Nerida Pearse Head of Buying, GroupOn, LinkedIn profile
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Positions held:
Senior Associate 2010 - 2013
Consultant 2008 - 2009
Consultant 2005 - 2005
Consultant 2005 - 2006
Consultant 2003 - 2005
Senior Recruiter 2015 - 2017
Managing Director 2013 - 2015
Senior Recruiter 2015 - 2017
Education:
University of Queensland 2002
Queensland University of Technology 2003

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