Recruitment Agency Durham — Nigel Wright Group

Leading specialist recruitment agency for Durham and the North East

Nigel Wright Group is the leading and largest recruitment agency in the North East. Since the late 1980s, we have delivered specialist recruitment services to private and public sector organisations. Today, we enjoy long term partnerships with a broad range of local, regional, and national companies based in County Durham.

We recruit full time and part time permanent, temporary, contract and interim positions across the executive, salesmarketingengineering & manufacturingsupply chain & procurementHRITfinance & accountingand business support  professions. Our discipline expertise, strong networks, and market leading customer service help position us ahead of other recruitment agencies in County Durham.

To discuss your hiring needs, please contact us directly or use the chat function below to talk with an expert. Candidates can view all the latest contract, temporary and permanent roles on our vacancies page. We also encourage job seekers to enhance their job search by sending us their CVs and registering for job alerts.


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Our track record as a recruitment agency in Durham

We’re proud to represent businesses of all sizes, from start-ups and SMEs to global firms with operations based in Durham and the Durham County area. Some of the local organisations that have successfully used our recruitment and employment services include:

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Praise for our recruitment agency Durham services

“The service was generally very good. We were happy with the quality of shortlisted candidates and feel that we have recruited the right candidate for the job.”
Head of IT, City Electrical Factors

“Nigel Wright is, without doubt, the best recruitment supplier experience I've had to date. There were some excellent candidates put forward who fully met the brief and were well informed of our requirements.”
HR Shared Services Manager, HC-One

“Our consultant was excellent throughout the process. They were professional, clearly understood the role and our requirements, and stuck to agreed action plans and timings to find us suitable candidates.”
HR Manager, Hitachi Rail

“The relationship that I have built up with Nigel Wright’s consultant over the years has been great and I believe we now have a very honest and trusting partnership.”
Head of Talent Acquisition, Nobia

“I have worked with Nigel Wright for about 14 years – both when I was in the Midlands and since moving to the North East. The service is 100% professional, and the staff are always a pleasure to deal with.”
Head of HR, Northumbrian Water Group

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“The Nigel Wright consultants delivered a friendly and professional service, providing us with strong and suitable candidates for the positions advertised.”
Head Of Accounting & Tax, Pacifica Group

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“Throughout the whole process, the Nigel Wright team excelled in their communication and were able to identify and short list multiple candidates against the agreed criteria.”
Procurement Manager, Priory Group

“Overall, the experience was efficient, easy and incredibly effective. The consultant has been great throughout. Fast to react, a good listener and provided well thought out candidates.”
Marketing Director, Thorn Lighting

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“Finding good senior candidates during a global pandemic was never going to be easy but our consultant tackled the searches with vigour, pace and applied a range of creative methods to help us secure the key talent we needed for our continued growth.”
HR Director, Walker Filtration

Searching for a recruitment agency in Durham?

To discuss your hiring needs please contact our team via the details below.

Teesside Office

Telephone: +44 (0)1740 276 015


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

Newcastle Office

Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 0770


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