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Katherine Hackett

Principal Consultant
Supply Chain & Procurement
Office: Newcastle upon Tyne

Katherine joined Nigel Wright's Supply Chain and Procurement team in 2016 to specialise within the recruitment of procurement professionals with a primary focus upon the North East market.

Typical assignments cover purchasing and procurement roles within both the public and private sector across automotive, food and drink, oil and gas and manufacturing industries with a salary level up to £40,000 p.a.

Katherine graduated from Leeds University in 2000 with a BA (Joint Hons) French/Italian degree.

Prior to entering the recruitment sector, she worked as a Trading Manager within both national and global retail, combining proficient analytical skills with a consistent attention to detail and a comprehensive insight into consumer trends across a broad range of FMCG product categories.

  • I seem to be viewing lots of negativity about recruitment firms so thought it would be timely to say a thank you to Katherine Hackett of Nigel Wright Recruitment. Her communication with me was first class when others disappeared off the radar after various boasts. My career path has meant I had little experience of interviews and she took time out to help me. Although the role I took was not one that Katherine had sourced for me I have no doubts her subtle advice played a part in my interview success. Katherine, all the best, thanks again and I'm sure our paths will cross again at some point in the future!

    Mark Tserkezie, Category Procurement Officer

  • Katherine Hackett has been incredibly professional and supportive during my job search with Nigel Wright. I would thoroughly recommend their service to anyone looking to progress in their field.

    Tim Mitchell

  • Very happy with the service provided by the Supply Chain and Procurement team at Nigel Wright, feedback was regular, and I would certainly recommend them over other employment agencies.

    Phillip Warren

  • I will definitely recommend Nigel Wright to anyone looking for a new career. Katherine has been attentive and supportive throughout my journey of looking for a new role. Nigel Wright put me forward for jobs which suited me and always give me detailed descriptions about the role and the company. Katherine was often on hand for advice and feedback whenever I needed it. Nigel Wright will be the first recruitment company I will contact if I need new employment or I would like to change my career.

    Jennifer Kewley

  • Katherine has been an excellent contact at Nigel Wright, and very professional. She really understood the role I was seeking (without me really knowing it myself) Thank you so much.

    Beth Godfrey

  • The time taken by Nigel Wright's recruitment staff to get to know myself as a person, understand my experience and determine my possible next roles greatly helped in gaining trust and making a bond that gives faith they are working for your benefit.

    Ian Harbron

  • I should like to thank you for all the help you have given towards my search for a new job. Your help has been much appreciated and I will have no hesitation in passing your name on, should anyone ask. If I ever have need of help finding another job in the future, I shall of course get back in touch.

    Lynn Woodward

  • I have had excellent service from Katherine Hackett during my recent job search and subsequent successful job application.

    Julie Buckle

  • Kathrine was excellent and lovely. She has patience and is understanding. Made the experience very enjoyable.

    Andrew Hall

  • I have been liaising with Katherine Hackett at the Newcastle office and she was fantastic. I received personable service and it was great that Katherine had first-hand experience of my industry as she was very knowledgeable.

    Lynsey Nangle

  • Nigel Wright staff are helpful, keep you updated throughout the process, give encouragement and always stay in touch. By far the best recruitment agency I have worked with. Would definitely recommend them. Thank you to the team.

    Maria Hosie

  • Very professional, friendly staff there to help you realise your potential.

    Joseph Hall

  • Very professional. The team work very hard contacting clients to secure work for people.

    Jill Reid

  • Katherine provided a first class service, taking time to understand the business and role requirements as well as sourcing and providing excellent candidates. Thank you.

    Jane Klotz, HR Manager, Pink Boutique

  • Both Katherine and Peter really listened to my requirements as a candidate and were always honest and open. I was impressed by the communication throughout the process and pleased with the result.

    Lorraine Sawyer

  • By far the most proactive recruitment service around. Impeccable communication – kept me up to date at all times. Katherine is exceptional.

    Craig Metcalfe

  • Fantastic service from Katherine. Really professional, took the time to understand what I was looking for in a new role and provided great support for interview preparations. I’ve already recommended Katherine and Nigel Wright to others.

    Rachel Robson

  • Katherine was incredibly helpful and went out of her way to explain the different roles and how they would be suited to my skills.

    Jonathan Ross

  • Personable service provided by Nigel Wright Recruitment. You feel that the suitability of applicants and prospective employers is well considered.

    Anthony Parkin

  • Professional and friendly.

    Emma Littlewood

  • Katherine was very knowledgeable. She provided lots of information about the company prior to the interview and helped me plan answers to possible questions. Meeting her in a café made for a relaxed meeting too. Thank you again. I might not get the job, but I’m confident I did the best I could at the interview.

    Ernesta Puzinaite

  • Delivering good news after interviews is easy and pleasant. Katherine is professional and reliable, though, and will contact you to provide any news, even if it’s hard and sad. She will make sure the feedback is constructive rather than generic too. I truly appreciate that approach.

    Ewa Szabados

  • Professional people, personable and communicate appropriately on prospects/feedback etc.

    Candidate