Kerry Tattersall

HR, Senior HR & Employment Relations Consultant/Senior Manager, Hawkes Bay

Kerry spends most of her time within the employment relations space. Whether this be undertaking workplace investigations, providing support and solutions for disciplinary and performance matters or navigating clients through personal grievances and mediations. In any facet of HR and Employment Relations, Kerry partners with clients to deliver a tailored service for their people and business requirements. Kerry™s strength lies in the ability to slice through communication knots to enable a positive outcome by the power of restorative practices and coaching techniques.

Kerry facilitates regular upskilling opportunities within the people management space and provides HR and H&S generalist support including organisational development to clients.

Kerry is a well-known Hawke™s Bay classical soprano performing both choral and solo works. She enjoys getting out on her bike or sweating it out at the gym. After a 20-year hiatus, she has picked up her paintbrushes and acrylics again and is enjoying creating masterpieces once more!

Specialist areas

  • Employment/Workplace investigations
  • Employment Disputes including dealing with personal grievances and mediation
  • Employment relations advice including disciplinary and performance management
  • Collective bargaining
  • Restructures and change management
  • HR compliance and tailored HR solutions
  • Health and safety advice
  • Organisational review and development including leadership coaching

Industry experience

  • FMCG industry
  • Civil engineering
  • Not-for-profit social enterprise
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing

Memberships & qualifications

  • Private Investigator under the Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Act 2010
  • Postgraduate in Human Resources Management, majoring in employment law and employee relations
  • Workplace Coaching qualification through the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Diploma in Health and Safety and Fire Safety and Risk Management – National Examination Board for Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH)
  • A Chartered Member of Human Resources New Zealand (HRNZ)