Shaun Cronin

Shaun Cronin

Company Position: Director - QLD
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Phone Number: +61 7 3020 0320

​My role with Ambition is Director of the Brisbane practice where we specialise in recruiting for roles in technology and projects. I myself recruit for senior and executive roles in technology and projects and have experience recruiting at all levels up to executive including roles such as General Manager and Functional Lead.

I am an experienced recruitment leader with a passion for developing people and teams. I started my recruitment career as a graduate with a large multinational firm in 2007 where I spent 13 years. I spent the first 6 years of my career in Brisbane before deciding to fly the coup and take an opportunity to transfer to Asia. I did a five year stint in Asia, working in two different countries, where I led a variety of practice areas and multi-disciplinary recruitment businesses, including more recently heading up the firm’s Taiwan business, before returning home to Brisbane in early 2019.

I often get asked why I decided to get into recruitment and the honest answer is that it wasn’t really about recruitment, it was about the learning and development on offer, potential for career growth, and I thought it all sounded pretty good so why not give it a shot! As it turns out, I have built a fantastic career in recruitment, I love it and I still love what I do all these years later. I still really enjoy working with clients, particularly when we are partnering for the long term, discussing talent acquisition strategically and partnering on key senior and executive sourcing assignments.

I have been fortunate to have had a successful career in the industry and am passionate about using my skills and experience to help our clients develop their organisations, candidates achieve their career aspirations, and our people grow. One of the great things about my career of choice is that I can make a positive impact on people and organisations every day which is something I strive to do.

Outside of work my priority is spending as much time as possible with our family and friends. My career is really important to me, but I am a big believer in working to live and not living to work and have spent many years trying to get the balance right. I enjoy travelling, having an active lifestyle and love spending time in the great outdoors, hopefully somewhere on or near the water and ideally with a fishing rod in my hands.

If you are looking for your next role, recruiting talent for your organisation or interested in joining our team, I would love to speak with you so please feel free to connect with me via LinkedIn or contact me +61 7 3020 0320.