Research and Insights Manager

        Based in Canberra HQ or Sydney

        Full time hours Mon-Fri with WFH flexible options 2 days a week

        Rewarding role delivering capabilities for the Australian Defence Force!

About Us

At ManpowerGroup, we care about people and the role of work in their lives. We respect people as individuals, trusting them, supporting them, enabling them to achieve their aims in work or in life. This means that we will work with you to achieve your career goals by supporting and developing you as your career grows.

As well as supporting your development and career, joining ManpowerGroup will mean that you will have access to our suite of benefits, including but not limited to: opportunity to purchase leave, three months Company-funded paid parental leave, opportunities to give back to the community, access to study leave and internal exposure opportunities to support your continued growth and development, fantastic reward and recognition programs, and more.

About Our Partnership

ManpowerGroup and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) work in partnership to recruit Defence personnel for the Navy, Army and Air Force. This Recruitment Process Outsourcing model is one of the largest of its kind globally. This collaboration, known as Defence Force Recruiting (DFR), utilises the skills and knowledge of Defence Force personnel and ManpowerGroup employees to achieve capability for the ADF.

About this Role

An outstanding and rare opportunity has become available for an experienced Research and Insights Manager to join our marketing (Attraction) team in Canberra HQ on a full time basis.

Reporting to the Strategy and Intelligence Manager this role is responsible for managing a comprehensive program of market research to generate valuable insights and help DFR meet recruitment targets for the ADF. This includes uncovering market insights around the ADFs evolving target audiences, develop and maintain ongoing campaign evaluation research and being a key contributor to future marketing strategies and brand positioning.

The role covers several distinct areas, primarily focused on the management of a sophisticated and substantial program of exploratory research, advertising concept testing and campaign evaluation research and analysis, leveraging past research and reports in market and distilling these into insights for sharing with a wide range of stakeholders across Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) and the ADF.

About You

In order to be successful in this role you must be an excellent communicator and have a collaborative approach with internal and external stakeholders, you will be confident to present in front of groups and at a senior level. Your ability to manage multiple projects and deliver high quality contributions against key milestones will set you up for success in this role.


        Experience in market research, marketing and communication, advertising and/or media

        Experience/ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines and project manage.

        Confidently present and communicate at the senior level and coach others on how to best use research

        Experience writing research briefs, designing and reviewing research materials, data analysis and delivering insights/recommendations

        Proven relationship management skills with the ability to build and influence

        Previous experience within a government organisation is desirable

        Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills and attention to detail.

        Strategic and analytical skills coupled with hands-on experience and an ability to work unsupervised to meet deadlines

To be successful in this role, you must be an Australian Citizen as well as be able to obtain a security clearance.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

06/04/2021 $0 Sydney 1 Marketing & Communications
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