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TRA Careers

Resourcing Project Manager

Auckland

Strategy and Qualitative Consulting

Full Time

Are you a curious and creative project manager, resourcer or recruiter?
Are you a great organiser and communicator who thrives in a busy environment, where no day is the same? Then read on!

About TRA 

TRA is an insight agency that combines understanding of human behaviour with intelligent data capability to help clients navigate uncertainty and answer complex problems. We do this by putting people at the heart of the organisations we work with, through extensive use of research, analytics, strategy, culture and design. But more than that we are a group of collaborative, down to earth people who enjoy working together and want to see you succeed.

Your Role

We need to replace our amazing Resourcing Project Manager who is going overseas (and will be greatly missed). This role supports the qualitative team with organizing everything to do with our focus groups and field work. It is a great role for someone who likes to have a busy day with lots of moving parts and is a great communicator and people wrangler.

You likely have 3-4 years’ experience since graduating, have familiarity with recruiting research focus groups space agency, or you may be a recruiter–keen for a change.

Your Main Responsibilities are:

Hands on project management

  • Recruitment for qualitative focus groups and depths
  • Internal and external files are set up and maintained, all information is appropriately documented and stored
  • Fieldwork resources are managed, boards are set-up, and stim, invitations, pre/post-tasks are sent and collated.
  • Project set up and fieldwork happen on time, and to the required quality.

Client experience and stakeholder management

  • Clients receive an amazing experience, are kept up to date and reassured.
  • Project leads and clients are regularly updated on the progress of recruitment and project.
  • Post-project review process is conducted with project team and learning shared.

Cost management

  • Incentives are managed and passed on for payment.
  • Project costs are managed to budget, approval sought fir any additional costs.
  • Supporting the Qual / Strategy team
  • In-day support to stakeholders, i.e., tech support, host briefs, is provided

Supporting the Qual / Strategy team

  • In-day support to stakeholders, i.e., tech support, host briefs, is provided


You are: 

  • A superb organiser with ability to develop work schedules and monitor progress towards goals.
  • A complex problem solver who loves taking on ambiguous business problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to connect with others.
  • Positive, engaged, committed attitude, a team player who is client focused.
  • Able to juggle and prioritise workloads and time pressures.


Trust us, you want to be here. Why, you ask:

  • We will take your career to the next level, with amazing on-the-job learning experiences and a strong and structured learning environment. We close the office each Wednesday for two hours for training and development.
  • TRA Flex- how you work, where you work, and when you work is in your hands. You can work from one of our sleek offices or from home, whatever works for you. Every new starter receives a financial contribution toward WFH.
  • Did we forget to mention that in addition to a competitive salary, you will be eligible for your birthday off, a day to support your favourite charity and a wellness bonus
  • We have regular social events- we like spending time with each other!
  • We promise that TRA is a great place to work: we came 3rd in Media and Marketing category in this years' AFR BOSS Best Places to Work Australasia list.


Are you curious - we’d really love the chance to meet you.

Apply now

To be considered for this role you need to have the right to live and work in New Zealand.