MIchael Connell

Director Human Resources APAC

Sdyney, 2000



Employment Engagement

International Business

Change Management





A focused and pragmatic Human Resources Professional with a successful track record across a number of industries and countries. A business professional with broad commercial human resource management experience.


Berkeley university

Business , Business

2000 - 2000


Director Human Resources - APAC

Survey Sampling International , Sydney

November 2013 - March 2015

My role as HR Director APAC reports into the Global Chief Human Resources Officer based in the US. I am responsible for a team of HR professionals within the region who support me in delivery of the APAC HR regional strategy. The countries I am responsible for are: - Australia, Greater China (Beijing, Shanghai & Hong Kong), Japan, Korea & SEA (Singapore & India)

Recruitment Specialist Contract

Johnson & Johnson , Sydney

January 2013 - March 2013

360 Recruiting for Johnson & Johnson Medical (JJM) and Janssen attracting and selecting the best candidates possible.

HR Consultant

The Connell Connection , Sydney

July 2012 - December 2012

Contracting for various organisations in recruitment and general HR assignments

Overseas Trip

May 2012 - July 2012

Head of Recruitment / Retention - Human Resources

Logica , Sydney

May 2011 - May 2012

Reporting to the HR Director APAC , this role is to operate strategically and operationally in identifying, attracting and selecting quality candidates.

Talent Acquisition & Rentention Manager

Datacom , Sydney

May 2010 - May 2011

The talent function services recruitment and retention needs across the call centre & IT businesses of Datacom. Leading a team of 4 consultants, this role is responsible for the delivery, design & deployment of recruitment solutions in line with business strategy.

HR Consultant (Contract)

Norwest Recruitment , Sydney

February 2010 - May 2010

Contract position reporting to the Director to support the business through growth. Supporting the temporary desk and permanent desk.

HR Operations Manager Contract

pharMED Talent , Sydney

September 2008 - December 2009

The role of HR Operations Manager is to build and execute a strategy to support a growing business. Creation of process and policies.

Head of Human Resources

ISIS Projects , Sydney

March 2007 - September 2008

The newly created role started out as People Strategies Manager and after 6 months this role became an executive role within the ISIS group. This role reported to the CEO& COO. This role was a newly created role to set up and head up the Recruitment & People Strategies Unit.

National Recruitment Manager APAC HR Projects

Macquarie Telecom , Sydney

March 2000 - March 2007

Build & Maintain the recruitment model and oversee all aspects of talent selection.

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