HR Executive Recruitment Agency – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist chief human resources officer and HR director recruitment agency

Nigel Wright Group is a HR executive search firm with over 35 years of experience recruiting senior-level HR talent for organisations operating in the consumer, tech, industrial, services, public & third sectors. Our consultants enjoy access to strong local, regional and national networks and offer combined sector and discipline expertise, alongside market-leading standards of customer service.

If you're currently seeking to hire a CHRO, HR director, or Head of HR responsible for leading your HR department and setting HR strategy, please contact us directly. Candidates can find all the latest HR director jobs and head of HR jobs on our vacancies page. HR leaders considering their next career move should also send us their CVs for consideration.


Are you recruiting?

Chat with our experts now via Live Chat or email us
with your requirements using this link and we'll
respond the same working day.

Our track record for CHRO, HR director and head of HR recruitment

We’re proud to have placed ‘high impact’ HR leaders in a variety of organisations across diverse industries. Our client portfolio consists of start-ups, SMEs and FTSE and AIM-listed businesses alongside private equity firms, and various public and third-sector enterprises, including local and central government departments, charities, education providers and housing associations.

Some of the organisations where we have placed HR directors and heads of HR include:

Clients praise our capabilities as an executive HR recruitment agency

As a leading executive search firm for HR professionals, our clients expect high standards of customer service. We achieve this by regularly surveying our customers and using their feedback to inform training programmes for consultants. This commitment to continuous improvement is why our Net Promoter Score (NPS) positions us ahead of other HR executive recruiting firms for customer loyalty.

“Nigel Wright’s consultants always deliver excellent service and demonstrate a very high level of professionalism throughout each process. The candidates are superb, and this makes it difficult to choose. I will not hesitate to use them in the future.”
Head of Talent, Balfour Beatty

“We received an exceptional service from Nigel Wright’s consultant, who listened to our requirements and feedback and provided us with quality candidates. We filled the position quickly too which exceeded our expectations.”
Chief People Officer, Connect Health

“We’ve worked with Nigel Wright now for several years and they have been extremely good at finding the ‘right type’ of candidate that meet our needs from a capabilities perspective but also represents a strong cultural and organisational fit.”
Director, Home Group

“Nigel Wright’s team took the time to understand the job description and how to articulate the opportunity to prospective candidates. I was kept updated throughout the process and had a diverse range of talent to choose from.”
Director of People, Northern Powergrid

International executive HR search firm for the consumer industry

One of our first-ever clients back in the late 1980s was Procter & Gamble. They became a springboard to launch our consumer industry recruitment practice, which is now a prominent feature of our wider proposition. Today, we are widely regarded as Europe’s number one consumer industry search firm, with an expert team of over 60 consultants based across our EMEA and North America network of offices. Please visit our Nigel Wright Consumer website to find out more.

Searching for an executive search HR specialist?

To discuss an HR executive search project, please contact a member of our team via the details below and we'll respond the same working day. Candidates can view all of the latest full time executive HR roles on our vacancies page.

The leading and largest HR recruitment and executive search specialist in the North East. Executive search for CHRO, HR director, and head of HR talent across the region.

Newcastle Headquarters

Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 0770


Address: Lloyds Court, 78 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6AF, United Kingdom

Leeds Office

Telephone: +44 (0)113 524 1111


Address: 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4AP, United Kingdom

Manchester Office

Telephone: +44 (0)161 552 5027


Address: The Lincoln, Lincoln Square, Brazennose Street, Manchester, M2 5AD

Teesside Office

Telephone: +44 (0)1740 276 015


Address: Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Avenue, Billingham, TS22 5TB, United Kingdom

London Office

Telephone: +44 (0)204 551 9582


Address: 9 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AP, United Kingdom