Adrian Broadhead


Nicknames: Broady

How would you summarise what you do at Kinexus in one paragraph?
I work in the Defence Aerospace & Land Team specifically Contract Recruitment. It’s my job to stay connected to what is happening in Defence with key projects, whilst helping to inform and place people in new opportunities.

What do you like best about working at Kinexus?
Working at Kinexus still allows me to remain connected to the Defence Sector whilst working in an exciting dynamic work environment.

What’s your favourite part of your job?
Getting to meet and speak with such a variety of people, from different backgrounds and walks of life.

What has been your least favourite job and why?
My first role after transitioning from the Army. I made the decision to leave and just took the first job I applied for, without properly conducting enough research. It taught me to take the time investigate what it is I really want to do.

What is your favourite interview question and why?
My favourite question would have to be “what is it that makes you want to work here?”. I like this question because it gives me a chance to let the interviewer know what it is I find exciting about the company and also let’s the interviewer know I have genuine interest in the role.

If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be?
If I could do one thing for a day, it would be to tick sky diving from 15,000ft off my bucket list.

What’s your favourite movie?
The Other Guys. Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, so many good one-liners.

What’s your greatest achievement and how has it shaped you?
Having a successful career in the Australian Army. It shaped me into the person I am today by working with exceptional people and leaders.