For over 25 years, Amanda has worked within organisational and people development field. She worked in McPhee Andrewartha earlier in her career as a general counselling and organizational psychologist before working within and consulting to private sector consulting agencies such as Hudson and Locher Human Resources. Amanda has significant experience in providing individual and manager support through Employee Assistance programs having worked extensively in this area when she was with McPhee Andrewartha earlier in her career. This has been an ongoing area of interest and involvement utilising a combination of her clinical and organisational skill set. She has also previously managed critical incidents and is experienced in meeting the requirements of this part of an EAP service.
Amanda has also held senior consulting roles within numerous State and Federal government environments. She has held management positions with SA Police, DPTI and the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley.
In her work, Amanda is accredited in the use of a range of psychometric assessment, style and surveying tools and is a specialist in the design and implementation of assessments for recruitment, career transition and outplacement, performance improvement, team development and succession planning. She is a skilled facilitator and presenter and has provided programs for Executives and senior managers in leadership and human resource topics. As a coach and mentor, Amanda has provided skilled and effective advice and assistance to leadership teams across all government sectors and within the private sector. She works well with individuals, teams and with organisations as a whole, establishing performance criteria and making recommendations for change. In addition, throughout her career, Amanda has actively managed the delivery of Organisational Development functions including human resource operations, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Relations, HR strategy formulation as well as many critical organisation wide projects relating to workforce development, policy development, planning and culture change.
In a diverse career, she prides herself on her analytical rigour, integrity, change orientation and professional service orientation.