General Manager People, Culture, Safety & Sustainability

Brisbane Permanent

Natasha has over 25 years’ executive recruitment experience to CEO level and extensive search experience. She has largely completed a Master of Leadership through the University of Southern Queensland.Natasha commenced her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers before being appointed a Director with Deloitte where she led their recruitment practice. Since then she has led local boutique firms in search and selection and has been the Australian General Manager, Executive and Commercial recruitment, for a leading global recruitment firm. During this time, she has maintained a loyal client base and continued to deliver executive level recruitment assignments. Natasha’s specialist areas are in C-Suite and Senior Management appointments, transformational roles and unique positions holding a strategic remit.Natasha spent 12 months as the Queensland & ACT General Manager for a major Australian recruitment firm where she led 18 branches across 2 states prior to launching OnTalent.Natasha is a Director on the OnTalent Board, on the National Board and elected past Chair - Recruitment and Consultants Services Association (RCSA) in Queensland, Non-Executive Director and Chair of the People, Performance and Culture Committee of Food Bank Queensland and Ambassador of the Brisbane Club.

  • New role
  • Brisbane or Mackay
  • Broad remit with meaningful impact
Playing a critical role in the economic prosperity of Queensland and with a deep commitment to the communities in which they operate, North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) delivers tangible and sustainable value. Key to their ability to deliver sustainable and impactful results is the development and ongoing commitment to global best practices for their people, the environment and sustainability, and community enrichment. The role of General Manager People, Culture, Safety and Sustainability has been developed to drive strategy, lead change and embed operational excellence.

Reporting to the CEO and with a highly capable team of professionals across the portfolio, the focus will be to strategically lead and align the team to the wider business, review and seek opportunities for improvement across functions, processes and outcomes and to bring a people-oriented perspective to the Executive Leadership team.

To be successful in this role you will:
  • Bring engaging, enthusiastic and collaborative leadership skills
  • Have deep domain expertise in human resources and people and culture with additional exposure leading safety environment and sustainability highly regarded
  • A proven ability to balance strategic and operational requirements with the flexibility to respond calmly to urgent requirements and in a crisis
  • Have proven capability to lead areas outside of your own expertise
  • Be committed to and understand the imperatives of Social License to Operate, with a track record of engaging communities and First Nations stakeholders
  • Have an appreciation for and experience working with the principals of ESG
  • Have exceptional verbal and written communication capability and be a visible leader with a growth mindset
This role offers an opportunity to have a meaningful impact within the organisation and externally with community, stakeholders, and the environment. With support from the Board, CEO and the Executive team you have an opportunity to expand on the great work already done and to make a tangible and wide varying positive difference.

To apply and for more information please visit

Applications close Midnight Sunday, 21st April 2024.

Confidential enquiries can be made by phoning Jevon Seah or Natasha Olsson-Seeto on 07 3305 5800.

Referral reward:

Executive & Board > Executive & Board General/Business Unit Manager

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