Jennifer Manson

Canberra Based

Psychological Strategy & Insight

Jennifer works mainly in the areas of occupational assessment, executive coaching, recruitment, selection, succession planning and career strategy. She has over 15 years experience helping clients in these fields.   Jennifer specialises in individually designed assessment & development of senior executives.   Previously employed by national & international management consultancies to work with corporate clients, Jennifer also worked with the military.  She now works with Public and Private sector clients in Canberra.

Jennifer's Key Skills

Consulting, developing and coaching in the following areas:

  • Executive, leadership & management coaching
  • Succession assessment and succession planning
  • Career assessment & development planning
  • Retention, motivation & performance enhancement of key staff
  • Reviews of recruitment, selection and induction processes
  • Job analysis, design & re-design
  • Recruitment and Selection – selection processes, interview design, psych assessments, assessment centres, coaching managers & HR in selection.
  • Skill based coaching - communication & interpersonal skills, managing conflict, written skills, strategic thinking, critical analysis & decision-making, self-presentation for promotion or improved leadership, job interview and application skills.


Honours degree in Psychology – Macquarie University, 1993
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) – Macquarie University, 1991
Accredited Mediation Course – Australian Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators
Certificate IV in Small Business Management, 2000
Ongoing professional development in psychology, coaching & business as well as formal workshops, seminars & courses in coaching, management, IT, business, accounting, marketing, sales & military psychology. 


Registered Psychologist (ACT & NSW)
Member of the Australian Psychology Society (APS)
Member of the APS College of Organisational Psychologists
Member of the APS Coaching Psychology Interest Group
Member of the APS Ageing Interest Group
Membership of Australian Institute of Company Directors (relinquished)
Membership of Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia (relinquished)

Client Feedback

Parliamentary Counsel

Susan has helped me to put a strategic framework around my professional life by setting realistic goals and evaluating my performance against those goals [and] has helped me to make sensible, well-informed choices about how to be most effective....our sessions are targeted to my needs and directly applicable in the workplace.

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