Niky Ablethorpe

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As Associate Director – Executive Search and Selection, Niky leads the Research, Talent Intelligence and Process Outsourcing functions. She also manages our specialist Property division nationally.

Practice Specialisation

Niky has partnered with many large and boutique organisations providing insight and advice relating to candidate identification and attraction strategies as well as general recruitment. As an experienced advisor she has contributed significantly to national sourcing campaigns, demonstrating ability across a variety of corporate functions as well as operational based roles. With expertise in providing talent solutions for technical specialist and senior management roles, Niky has cultivated strong working relationships and is genuinely committed to uncovering exceptional talent through a variety of research, consulting and recruitment services.

Professional Experience

Niky has worked within the recruitment industry for approximately ten years, operating across a number of industries including Professional Services, Property & Real-estate, Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Government.

Recruitment Experience

Niky has successfully completed a range of recruiting and executive research assignments across a broad spectrum of roles. A sample includes:

Charter Keck Cramer Residential Valuer
ASIC Senior Lawyer Financial Services
Independent Cement & Lime Commercial Operations Manager
ATO Assurance Executive
BP Senior Project Engineer
Ambulance Victoria Performance Manager
National Australia Bank Lean/Six Sigma/ TPM Facilitator
General Mills OHS Manager
ATO Risk Manager
Murray Goulburn Quality Systems Manager
Herron Todd White Commercial Valuer
Hills Holdings Limited General Counsel & Company Secretary
BP Lead Cost Estimator
ISPT Senior Analyst, Strategy
National Transport Commission Senior Policy Analyst Pricing
Metso Human Resources Manager
Jones Lang LaSalle Commercial Leasing Executive
ISPT Senior Performance Analyst
Metso Operations Manager
National Australia Bank Project Manager Continuous Improvement
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Continuous Improvement & Performance Manager
Murray Goulburn Quality & Customer Complaints Manager
Simplot Head of Continuous Improvement
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Executive Director, Regulatory and Legal Services
Unilever Senior Industrial Engineer
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Assistant Project Director
Victorian State Government Finance Director
Jones Lang LaSalle Senior Commercial Valuer
Moore Stephens Chief Operating Officer
National Transport Commission Manager, Regulatory Economics
Reliance Petroleum Leasing Executive
PwC Senior Manager Valuation
Victorian State Government Risk & Assurance Manager
National Transport Commission Manager, Regulatory Pricing
PwC Manager Valuation
Moore Stephens Business Development Manager
Reliance Petroleum Asset Manager
Sigma Pharmaceuticals Head of Regulatory Compliance
United Petroleum Property Lawyer
Victorian State Government Head of Audit
National Transport Commission Manager Policy, Compliance & Technology
United Petroleum Senior Property Lawyer
Victorian State Government Divisional Finance Management

Read what clients and candidates have to say about Niky here.