Kerry Tattersall

HR, Senior Manager/HR Consultant, Hawkes Bay

Kerry has a post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management (UK), majoring in employment law and employee relations.

As an HR professional in both the UK and NZ Kerry has worked at a senior level; business partnering for a variety of industries providing both strategic and operational support and advice covering the whole HR, OD and H&S spectrum.

Kerry is passionate about maximising the potential of organisations and people by coaching and supporting them through transformational change to assist in growth and improved performance of both parties.

In addition to organisational and people development, Kerry has extensive experience within employment relations and specifically collective bargaining, personal grievances and complex disciplinary investigations.

During the introduction of the new health & safety legislation in the UK, she developed and delivered appropriate strategies to ensure that the Board and Strategic and Operational Management Teams were compliant and understood their responsibilities pertaining to these significant changes.

Specialist areas

  • Organisational development
  • Strengths based coaching
  • Team profiling through personality type indicators
  • Leadership development
  • Employee engagement initiatives
  • Wellbeing interventions
  • Restructure & change management
  • HR compliance
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Collective bargaining for employment agreements
  • Disciplinaries and performance management
  • Dealing with personal grievances
  • Employment relations advice
  • Health & safety advice

Industry experience  

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

Memberships & qualifications

  • A Certified People Professional in HR (CPPNZ) via The Association of People Professionals (APPNZ)
  • Post Graduate in Human Resources Management with a specialist discipline in employment law & employee relations
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Workplace Coaching qualification through the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
  • Diploma in Health & Safety and Fire Safety & Risk Management – National Examination Board for Occupational Health & Safety (NEBOSH)
  • Personality Type Indicator Accreditation
  • Foundation Diploma of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • A Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD)
  • A Chartered Member of the Human Resource Institute of NZ (HRINZ)