We specialise in matching the right talent with the right business within the built environment.

It’s what we’ve been doing for years. We understand the importance of having the right people in the right role. So when it comes to recruitment, we provide effective, relevant solutions for candidates and companies – in both the public and private sectors, anywhere in New Zealand.

Our approach makes all the difference.

It’s all summed up in our name. Grada is Latin for Step By Step. And that’s what we’re about – assisting candidates and clients every step of the way. Talk to one of our specialist consultants to find out more about how our approach will work for you.

The Grada Team

Director | Engineering

James is a Director at Grada, leading the Engineering side of the business. As one of the leading Engineering Recruitment Consultants in New Zealand, James has a proven history of delivering mandates across all levels of business made easier by his wide-reaching network within the sector.

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Director | Architecture

James is a Director of Grada, leading the Architecture and Design side of the business.
Having Recruited across a range of disciplines in his early years, James found his niche in Architecture Recruitment and has now established himself as one of the leaders in the Architectural Recruitment space nationally.

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Principal Consultant | Civil Construction

Principal Civil Construction Recruitment Consultant   With nearly 10 years experience within Recruitment, Rob is a Principal Consultant who leads the Civil Construction side of the business. The combination of Rob’s passion for Civil Construction and his deep knowledge of the industry, makes him one of the leading Consultants in New Zealand within the sector.

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Senior Consultant | Engineering

Originally coming from a law background in the UK, followed by a stint working in sales in Australia, Zac has been working in the Consultancy Engineering sector for a year. His technical knowledge and interpersonal skills allow him to accurately identify and match candidates with appropriate roles.

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Consultant | Engineering

Rob is a member of the Engineering Team with a focus on Geotechnical/Ground Engineering and Civil. With a background in sales, combined with 2 years of experience in Recruitment, Rob has the experience to find the talent that your business needs.

Rob is a member of the Engineering Team with a focus on Geotechnical/Ground Engineering and Civil. With a background in sales, combined with 2 years of experience in Recruitment, Rob has the experience to find the talent that your business needs.

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Senior Consultant | Architecture

Senior Specialist Architecture Recruitment Consultant   Tom is an experienced, Senior Recruitment Consultant within the Architecture team at Grada.  With a strong background in construction both as a Recruiter and on the tools, he has a unique understanding of the industry allowing him to source the right talent across New Zealand.

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Consultant | Civil Construction

Hector is an experienced Recruitment Consultant with over 3 and a half years Recruiting Civil Construction professionals within both his native Sydney and Auckland markets. Hector has a real passion for the Civil Construction space, which allows him to really understand both candidates and clients needs.

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Senior Consultant | Commercial Construction

Jack is a Senior Consultant who specializes within the Commercial Construction sector across New Zealand. With strong commercial acumen and a solid understanding of vertical construction, Jack is the Consultant of choice for his clients.

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Consultant | Architecture

With two years of Construction and Design Recruitment experience in the UK, Georgia now specializes in Architecture with a particular focus on interiors. With experience working on the tools within the Construction industry, as well as previous hospitality experience, Georgia prides herself on her ability to understand both clients and candidates needs. This in turn allows her to deliver great outcomes for all stakeholders, something she takes a lot of pride in doing.

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Consultant | Commercial Construction

Originally hailing from Ireland, Johnny specializes within the Commercial Construction sector for Grada. With 2 years experience Recruiting in to the Auckland Construction sector, Johnny has a well rounded knowlegde of the market, which combined with his passion for Recruitment, makes him the perfect Consultant for companies to partner with. 

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Culture Coach/Floor Cleaner

Mac is another relatively new recruit, who heads up the culture division of Grada. When he’s not keeping the team entertained, he doubles up as the cleaner with a specific focus on the floor.

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