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Our expertise lies in recruiting top Human Resources talent, no matter what sector. We are highly trained and exceptionally well connected. You will be matched with the specialist who has the right knowledge of the type of role you are looking to place, whether that is executive search, interim placements, fixed-term contracts, or permanent assignments.

We recognise that great talent is the key to success in any organisation from entry level roles, through to leadership and C- suite positions. We aim for find the best Human Resources professionals available for your business while being conscious of the intricacies, timescales and importance of the role being recruited. In turn our candidates enjoy a highly professional and personalised service, tailored to the needs of their career paths. We pride ourselves on the extent to which we form lasting and value adding relationships with our candidates, where they feel more than just a number. As a result, our candidates usually become our clients. It is Quinn Allan’s consultative way of working which really sets us apart. Maintaining and ensuring a high-quality service to deliver the very best result for every assignment is at the heart of everything we do at Quinn Allan, forming long-standing relationships in the process.

What sets us apart:

  • We seek first to understand what great looks like and work with you to create the brief.
  • We have more reach than our competitors.
    This is due to our experience in the market
    and our broad networks and relationships.
  • We will deliver quality outcomes that ensure
    we have mitigated risk for all parties.
  • We help you find the people who fit you and your organisation and we stay close to follow
    up on everyone’s progress, because it matters to us.
  • Our Partner, Karen has formal HR qualifications and experience as a HR practitioner.

Our support to you covers a broad range of roles at all levels and includes:

  • Chief People Officer, HR Director, General Manager People and Culture
  • HR Business Partner and Advisor
  • HR Coordinator, Administrator
  • Workplace Relations and Employee Relations Specialist
  • Remuneration & Benefits Manager
    Organisational Capability Lead
  • Learning and Development Specialist
  • Change Management and HR Projects Lead

Functional Expertise

Senior HR Appointments

Building Contemporary P&C Teams

HR Projects

Transformational Change through HR

Specialist HR Roles

HR Consulting

Networking and Collaboration

Market Intelligence

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“I had a pleasure of working closely with Karen to fill many strategic HR positions and can honestly say she’s incredible at her job. Karen has a great understanding of the talent market and the essential ingredients to build strong client relationships. I had complete confidence in Karen’s understanding of my needs, Chobani’s organisational culture and also the type of person that would fit my leadership style. She is extremely thorough in assessing competencies and cultural fit and the art of matching good people with great organisations.

Karen is also a straight shooter (which I loved), extremely fun to work with and knows how to have a laugh. I would highly recommend her.“

Sarah Hochholzer
General Manager, People & Culture – Chobani Australia


“I’ve had the pleasure of partnering with Karen on a variety of searches, spanning HR, Legal, Finance, and Administration. In each instance, Karen demonstrated a deep understanding of the given brief, taking into consideration not only the technical requirements but also the unique culture of our company and the specific competencies needed.

What sets Karen apart is her ability to go beyond the recruitment process.
She consistently adds value to the brief by providing insightful information on current market conditions and realistic salary expectations. This additional layer of expertise contributes significantly to the success of our recruitment efforts.

In summary, I can’t recommend Karen highly enough. Her dedication, understanding, and value-added approach make her an invaluable partner in the recruitment process.”

Zoe Cochrane

Chief Operating Officer – Nexia

For more information please contact:

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Karen O’Brien
[email protected]
0484 278 672
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