Procurement Executive Search Firm – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist procurement executive search firm

Nigel Wright Group is a procurement executive recruitment specialist with a portfolio of clients across the UK. We have a track record of success in identifying senior-level procurement talent for a broad range of organisations operating in diverse sectors. Our experienced consultants are highly regarded in their markets for their strong talent networks and exceptional customer service.

As well as chief procurement officer, procurement director and head of procurement roles, we recruit leadership positions within strategic sourcing, category management, and other specialist procurement functions. Alongside delivering executive recruitment services for permanent roles, we offer interim management solutions, giving clients greater flexibility during critical hiring processes.

To discuss a CPO, procurement director or head of procurement recruitment project, please contact us directly, or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our team. Senior prospective candidates exploring their next career move are encouraged to send us a copy of their CVs in advance of a confidential conversation.


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Our track record in executive search for procurement talent

As a specialist procurement executive search firm, we’re proud to help a broad range of organisations source top talent for procurement leadership roles. Our clients include start-ups, SMEs and multinational companies operating in the consumer, industrial, tech, and service sectors. We also work with charities, housing associations, health and education providers, and government bodies.

We’ve placed procurement directors and heads of procurement at the following organisations:

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Clients praise our procurement executive recruitment capabilities

We’re building a socially responsible and sustainable organisation of international acclaim. A key part of this journey is embedding a culture of Service Excellence across our business. We want clients to have a positive experience when dealing with us, and use feedback gathered from regular customer opinion surveys to make sure that we’re clear about what ‘excellent service’ looks like.

Nigel Wright Group's values

To ensure that our people consistently demonstrate the right behaviours, we then use customer feedback to inform ongoing training and development initiatives for all of our consultants. This commitment to continuous improvement is a key reason why our Net Promoter Score (NPS) positions us ahead of other firms specialising in procurement search for customer satisfaction.

“For the European procurement director role, Formica required someone with established experience in leading a procurement function at director level, who could play a big part in our overall business transformation. Relationship, local knowledge and reputation are the reasons why we choose to work with Nigel Wright on this critical senior appointment.”
HR Director, Formica

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“The head of procurement is an important role with a multi-million-pound spend across a broad category portfolio, as well as significant people management responsibilities. We had a good experience during this search, where the Nigel Wright consultant took the time to consider our needs and then presented a strong shortlist of suitable candidates.”
Head of HR, Home Group

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“We engaged Nigel Wright Group when searching for a new head of procurement. The consultant who led the assignment offered a proactive and dedicated approach to the project. This, alongside the effective communication skills which they demonstrated throughout the executive search process, undoubtedly helped them to deliver a great result, as promised.”
Chairman, Joseph Joseph

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“During the process of identifying a head of procurement, a key role for our business responsible for establishing and effectively managing a centralised purchasing function, I received excellent customer service. The consultant was delivery-focused and very professional. I am more than happy to continue our partnership with Nigel Wright Group.”
Global Head of Recruitment, Nomad Digital

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Searching for Procurement Executive Search Firm

If you require the services of a procurement executive recruiting firm, please contact a member of our team via the details below. Job seekers can find the latest procurement leadership opportunities on our vacancies page. 

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