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Des Linehan

Des Linehan

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

24 years experience in the recruitment in a wide range of business sectors from Resources; Manufacturing; NFPs etc

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125 AUD
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20+ years in providing admin people in many different sectors
Roles hired:
Payroll Manager Personal Assistant Executive Assistant Office Manager Payroll Clerk etc
Woodside City of Perth Dept of Health ACT Government WestPac etc
In my 24 years in Recruitment I have worked with Sales Management and Sales Force recruitment in the private sector on many occasions.
Roles hired:
Sales Representative Sales Clerk Sales Manager Pharmaceutical Representative Area Sales Manager Telesales etc
Lily GSK Smiths Coca Cola Diageo Red Island and many more
Over 24 years in Perth and Canberra I recruited at most levels of the HR tree in the resources sector, public sector, industrial and manufacturing and so on.
Roles hired:
HR Manager HR Officer Personnel Manager HR Administrator Director HR
Woodside Coca Cola Smiths Diageo City of Canning Department of Education Employment and Training
Over 20 years, I assisted companies in many sectors from Oil & Gas to Manufacturing in recruiting operational staff at many levels.
Roles hired:
Production Manager - Food Division Abattoir Team Leader Operations Manager Logistics Superintendent Production Supervisor
Coca Cola Smiths Foods Arnotts Biscuits Carlton and United Breweries Diageo and many other Manufacturing companies over 11 years in Perth
Whilst in Perth in the mid 2000's I recruited in the Pharmaceutical space for many years at many levels.
Roles hired:
State Manager Team Leader Area Managers Sales Representatives and Administration personnel
GSK Pfizer Lily MSD Stryker

Where I work...

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Darwin
I am experienced at consulting remotely and am happy to utilise various mediums to maintain personal contact with clients throughout a project.

To Whom It May Concern I am pleased to provide this testimonial for Mr Des Linehan, who assisted Volunteering Australia in the recent recruitment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Throughout the process Des provided a totally professional service, both in advising on the general strategy to be adopted and in the wealth of detail associated with communicating appropriately with the Board of Directors and with potential candidates. Des was particularly effective in mentoring the staff member assigned to support the process. This young person had had no previous recruitment experience. Thanks to the clear instructions from Des and his considerate approach, her participation in the process was an excellent learning experience. This resulted in high standards of communication with prospective candidates and several favourable comments from candidates on the efficiency and professionalism of the process. I am pleased to provide further comment as required.

Maureen Cane CEO, Volunteering ACT, 

Whom It May Concern I am pleased to provide this testimonial letter of support to Mr Des Linehan, an experienced recruiter to the Not for Profit Sector. Volunteering Australia, the peak body for volunteering in Australia, recently engaged the services of Des Linehan to facilitate the recruitment of a Chief Executive Officer for our organisation. Mr Linehan provided a very detailed and structured process for the recruitment for the CEO position. This process was followed by our board and we were pleased to see over 140 expressions of interest for the role and some 42 applications for the position. This lead to the recruitment and appointment of an excellent candidate within 8 weeks of commencing our discussions with Mr Linehan. I would have no hesitation in recommending the services of Des Linehan to assist in the recruitment of people for your organisation. Regards, Paul Lynch President, Board of Directors

Paul Lynch President - Board of Directors, Volunteering Australia, 
Positions held:
Sole Trader 2012 - 2014
Manager Corporate Development 2009 - 2012
General Manager - ACT 2007 - 2008
Manager – ACT 2006 - 2007
State Manager - WA 2003 - 2006
Partner 2002 - 2003
Senior Consultant 2001 - 2002
Manager Permanent & Industrial - WA 2000 - 2001
General Manager 1996 - 2000
WA Manager 1995 - 1996
Branch Manager - ACT 1991 - 1995
RCSA 2010
RCSA 1994
GCAE 1980

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