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Sara
Thornton

Consulting Manager

Sara Thornton

Sara joined OCG in early 2014, following an extensive career of nearly 25 years in Financial Services, covering various disciplines, in senior leadership roles across sales, operations and customer service.

Sara specialises in recruiting mid to senior level executive positions across a diverse range of industries and skill sets. Her background, experience and strong values, together with a solid candidate network, makes her ideally placed to support her clients and candidates.

Area of Expertise


• Supply Chain & Operations across most industries
• Engineering roles predominantly within Manufacturing, Chemical/Process and Construction
• Accounting and Finance
• Financial Services
• Sales
• General Management

Talent I'm looking for

• Experience in Supply Chain Planning & Management at all levels across all industries.
• Engineers across Mechanical, Chemical/Process and Electrical with experience in Manufacturing and/or Processing
• Operational Management
• Experienced Sales professionals
• Financial Services • Accountancy expertise - Financial Controller, Financial Accountant, Management Accountant, Project Accountant, CFO etc.



recent testimonials

"Sara stands out as a recruitment professional who is responsive, friendly and helpful, as well as being extremely knowledgable. From a candidate's perspective, her approach is the gold standard."

Wendy - Candidate

"Sara is a fantastic consultant! She has filled three roles within my team and has put great effort in to understanding our requirements and the culture of our business. As a result we were presented with candidates that fit well and I could't be happier with the new team. I know the candidates had a great experience as well because feedback to me was that Sara gave them renewed confidence in recruitment consultants!"

Chad - Client

recent blogs

Here are some of our recent blogs, click through to read more!

Why you're shooting yourself in the foot if you're not working with a recruiter

06 May 2022

Recruiters and recruitment agencies are often overlooked as a tool in the candidates toolbox. But why wouldn't you use someone who's job it is to help you find a job you love? You're shooting yourself in the foot if you don't use a free service that's ready and waiting for you to get in touch. Still need convincing? Read on.

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Evaluating & negotiating a job offer

03 Mar 2022

Found yourself with a job offer (or multiple)? We've made a list of things to think about and potentially negotiate when considering your next move.

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New year, new job? Look before you leap

24 Jan 2022

Missing the sun, sand and carefree holiday life? Are you sitting back at your office desk thinking 'I don't want to be here... I need a new job'. WAIT!! Before you run to the job boards, think about what could be right in front of you.

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Chandler Macleod Group Rebrands to RGF Staffing APEJ

06 Dec 2021

A new name for Chandler Macleod Group to increase local strength with global scale. In New Zealand the Chandler Macleod Group is represented by OCG Consulting, Chandler Macleod and just recently the Peoplebank brands. From now on, Chandler Macleod Group will go by: RGF Staffing APEJ (Asia Pacific Excluding Japan).<span class="redactor-invisible-space" "=""></span><br><br>

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