Amanda Nicholson

People & Change

Amanda has over 20 years’ experience of developing and implementing people strategies which deliver business aims.  She specialises in leading transformational change with a focus on continuous improvement and the ability to translate strategy into action to achieve results and high quality outcomes.

Drawing on a broad mix of experience gained from working across private and not for profit sectors, from SMEs to large, national businesses, she is skilled in delivering solutions in target operating models, project management, employee engagement, organisation and talent development, HR function transformation, reward, employee relations, recruitment, onboarding, merger and acquisition and TUPE.

Amanda’s passion is enabling real and lasting change through people, adopting a hands-on approach whilst working through and supporting leadership teams as a true business partner.

 

‘Amanda is one of those rare people who manages to balance a deep understanding of good HR practice with a clear business focus. She has a great ability to engage with the business on equal terms and persuade HR sceptics of the need to work within agreed procedures, develop their people and use HR as a real business partner. She does all this with a great sense of humour, a passion for delivering and an infectious energy that enables her to achieve a great deal in a short time and in a way that people buy into.’

‘Amanda is a highly skilled HR professional who is commercially astute with great tenacity to deliver organisational design initiatives to achieve strategic change’.

‘I have worked with Amanda on a number of transformational change projects. Amanda has shown great tenacity and creativity in her approach, demonstrating excellent partnership working with the wider business to help achieve our objectives’.