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Strategic & Operational HR professional with experience in Strategy, Leadership Development, Change Management, Organisational Design, Talent Acquisition and more

  • $ 90.00 - $ 125.00 / hr
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Andrea Hardy has 26 years recruitment and human resources experience within the New Zealand and Australian markets with exposure to other APAC regions. Familiar with global ways of working and integrating best practice methodologies, Andrea has a broad skill set.

As an HR professional Andrea has experience at a strategic and operational level including strategy development, organisational design, policy development, health & safety, change management & restructures, capability development & training, and managing the entire employee relationship from hire to fire.

An experienced recruiter, Andrea has recruited across a broad range of sectors with roles from entry level to C Suite.

Andrea holds a Professional Certificate in Human Resource Consulting from Monash University, is a Fellow of the Recruitment & Consultant Services Association (RCSA) and is a Prosci Certified Change Management Practitioner.  In 2021 Andrea qualified as a Life Coach and is currently studying Adaptive Leadership through Women & Leadership Australia as part of the Deakin University MBA program.

In 2009 published the book “Employment Search Skills – Practical Tools for Securing Your Dream Job”, with second and third editions published in 2018 and 2022 respectively.

Available for contracting in the following

  • HR Consulting
  • Policy Development
  • Recruitment & On-Boarding
  • Health & Safety (non manufacturing)
  • Outplacement Services
  • Change Management, Restructures & Redundancy
  • Leadership Capability Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Life Coaching

See my website www.thehrcollective.co.nz for more details.  Would love to hear from you.




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Executive GM People & Culture

  •  Kordia Limited
  •  Nov 2021 - Present

People & Culture Director Australasia

  •  Fleetcor
  •  Mar 2021 - Oct 2021

Fleetcor is a leading global business payments solutions company that simplifies the way businesses manage and pay their expenses, represented in New Zealand and Australia through Card Link Systems Limited and Lynked Solutions Limited respectively.

A member of the ANZ senior leadership team and Europe/ANZ HR Leadership team, responsible for setting the strategic direction of the People & Culture function including business partnering, talent acquisition and learning & development and supporting 140 employees across New Zealand and Australia.

Regional Head of HR - ANZ

  •  Canterbury of New Zealand / Pentland Brands
  •  Aug 2016 - Jan 2021

Owned by Pentland Brands a global sports, outdoor and lifestyle brands business, working on behalf of Canterbury of New Zealand. Responsible for the organizations HR strategic plan to determine structure and resources that deliver on performance goals both within region and supporting the execution of global initiatives. A strategic and operationally focused role supporting 175 employees across 3 offices and 6 retail stores across ANZ.

GM Human Resources

  •  Brand Developers Limited
  •  Apr 2010 - Aug 2016

With 700 + staff, Brand Developers is Australasia's leading Direct Response TV company selling through infomercials and TV advertising. Also, a Wholesaler, products can be found across a range of NZ and Australia's biggest retailers. A member of the senior leadership team, responsible for the managing the full Recruitment and Human Resource life cycle for New Zealand and Australia including two large call centres, distribution centre and manufacturing site as well as a video production suite and development squad.


Diploma in Life Coaching

  •  New Zealand Institute of Business Studies
  •  Aug 2021 - Dec 2021

Diploma in HR Consulting

  •  Monash University
  •  Jul 2001 - Jul 2001


  •  Deakin University
  •  May 2022 - Present

Studying Adaptive Leadership through Women & Leadership Australia in partnership with Deakin University.