Jennifer Ritchie – Director

BBus (Human Resources & Marketing), MBA, CAHRI

Jennifer is a qualified human resources practitioner with over 15 years experience in the field working across the resources industry in Queensland and Western Australia and more recently for a government owned corporation in Darwin, Northern Territory. She has worked for both multi-national blue-chip organisations and small companies in both the private and public sectors.

Jennifer has an in-depth understanding of contemporary human resource practice, underpinned by her formal qualifications including a Bachelor of Business (Human Resources and Marketing) from the University of Southern Queensland and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia. Her experience and commitment to quality HR practices is recognised by her professional membership of the Australian Human Resources Institute. Jennifer is also accredited in:

  • Team Management Systems Team Profile
  • Lominger suite of organisational design products
  • DDI Targeted Selection
  • Global Remuneration Professional

Jennifer’s areas of expertise:

  • Providing advice and support on a number of HR systems including recruitment, performance reviews, position descriptions, job evaluation, training, development and employee coaching / welfare
  • Building a committed, high performing and engaged workforce through organisational development initiatives and transforming culture
  • Creating leadership development programs
  • Facilitating team building workshops to assist with team dynamics and decision making processes
  • Development and implementation of talent management and workforce planning strategies 
  • Identification of diversity initiatives and implementation plans
  • Recruitment solutions and delivery of initiatives
  • Development of remuneration strategies including development of Incentive Plans, conducting remuneration reviews and benchmarking activities including job reviews and design
  • Utilising coaching models to motivate and inspire others to achieve superior results
  • Maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of the HR function through building capability, systems and processes
  • Providing processes to enable an organisation’s achievement of sustained change management

Jennifer’s strong generalist skills ensures the HR fundamentals implemented in your business are aligned with your unique business strategy, while her passion for organisational development assists organisations to develop positive change in their culture and leaders.

If you would like to know how Ritchie Human Resources can help you create a positive culture, enhance productivity and reduce risk, then contact us today.