HR Recruitment Agency Manchester – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist HR recruitment agency for Manchester-based businesses

Nigel Wright Group is a leading HR recruitment agency in the North of England, with over 35 years of experience recruiting skilled professionals for organisations operating in the consumer, tech, industrial, services, and public & third sectors. Our consultants enjoy access to strong regional HR talent networks and are highly regarded for delivering market-leading standards of customer service.

We hire for opportunities at all levels of the human resources profession, covering a wide range of generalist HR roles including HR assistants, HR advisors, HR business partners, and HR directors, as well as other specialist management and executive-level positions. The combination of sector and discipline expertise gives us a unique advantage over other recruiters in the markets that we serve.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our HR recruitment services, please contact our marketing team directly or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our team. Candidates can view all the latest HR jobs in Manchester and the North West on our vacancies page. We also encourage candidates to send us a copy of their CVs and follow us on social media.


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Our track record for HR recruitment in Manchester and the North West

Since our establishment in the late 1980s in Newcastle upon Tyne, we have expanded throughout the North East, Yorkshire, and the North West, with teams now based in Manchester. Our client portfolio consists of a broad range of start-ups, SMEs, and FTSE and AIM-listed companies, alongside charities, housing associations, health and education providers, and local and central government bodies.

Some of our North West talent partners include:

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Clients praise our HR recruitment capabilities

Our commitment to Service Excellence is a major factor underpinning the success of our HR talent solutions. We assess the quality of our customer service using the Net Promoter Score (NPS), which positions us among the best companies worldwide, and ahead of other recruitment agencies in Manchester and the North West for service delivery. The feedback we receive reinforces the data:

“The relationship that I have built up with Nigel Wright is great and I believe we work in a very honest and trusting partnership. This was evident during the process to identify a HR manager, where despite the confidential nature of the search, the consultant who led the assignment was able to identify and attract suitable candidates from their networks."
Head of Talent Acquisition, Nobia

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“Nigel Wright is the most professional recruitment agency I have ever worked with. The consultants understand our culture and the people we have here, as well as the challenges we face. They are honest and discreet when needed, and always keep us up to date with any market developments which may impact our decisions. A highly recommended, consultative service.”
Recruiter, Siemens

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“We engaged Nigel Wright to help us recruit a HR director for our SSE Audio Group division. This was a key HR role responsible for establishing effective engagement and well-being programs and ensuring that the business is recognised as a great place to work. The consultant was professional and had a good understanding of our needs.”
Senior Director, Global HR and M&A, Solotech

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Searching for a Manchester HR recruitment agency?

To discuss a HR recruitment project, please contact our marketing team with details of your recruitment requirements via the details below and we will respond on the same working day. Candidates can view all the latest HR job opportunities in Manchester and the North West on our vacancies page.

Manchester Office

Telephone: +44 (0)161 552 5027


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