Transformation Director Recruitment – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist transformation director recruitment agency

Nigel Wright Group is a leading specialist executive search firm with operations across the UK. We help a broad range of organisations in diverse industries identify and attract talent for key transformation leadership roles. Our experienced recruitment consultants enjoy access to strong networks and combine discipline and sector expertise to offer a unique service in their markets.

The transformation director role is common in organisations undergoing major strategic shifts, digital transformations, or other large-scale initiatives aimed at improving efficiency, competitiveness, and overall performance. They guide organisations through periods of significant change, helping them adapt to market trends, technology advancements, and other external factors to remain competitive.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our transformation director recruitment capabilities, please contact our marketing team directly or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our team. Candidates can find the latest transformation director jobs on our vacancies page and are encouraged to send us their CVs in advance of a confidential career conversation.


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Our track record as transformation director recruitment specialists

As a leading specialist search firm, we’re proud to represent private and public sector organisations of all sizes. Our client portfolio consists of start-ups, SMEs, and FTSE and AIM-listed businesses active in the consumer, industrial, tech, and services sectors. Our consultants also work with charities, housing associations, health and education providers, and local and central government bodies.

We’ve placed head of transformation and transformation director roles in the following organisations:

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Clients praise our transformation director recruitment capabilities

We’re building a strong, 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 absolutely clear about what ‘excellent’ looks like.

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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 digital marketing recruitment companies for customer satisfaction.

“We have recently worked with Nigel Wright Group on some non-executive director board appointments, including a Business Transformation NED. Their consultant’s strong networks and creative methods for attracting talent led to us hiring some great people. The project management and customer service were exceptional during the process.” — Chief Executive Officer, Gentoo Group

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“I was hired as Head of People & Transformation, UK Supply Chain at Heineken by Nigel Wright Group. My experience was exceptional. Their consultants skilfully guided me through the process, offering a professional service with a personal touch. I’m happy to recommend Nigel Wright from a candidate and recruiter perspective.” — Head of People & Transformation UK Supply Chain, Heineken

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“Karbon Homes engaged Nigel Wright Group to help us find an assistant director of IT & digital transformation. The project team were extremely knowledgeable about the market and able to relate to our culture, aims and objectives in a way that ensured they identified people with the right skills, who were also the right fit for our organisation.” — Assistant Director People, Karbon Homes

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“Thank you for recruiting our Director of Support Services & Business Transformation. We were once again very impressed with the range of candidates found during the search process and, as always, we made an excellent appointment. This is at least the fifth executive search project you have helped us with, and it is why we keep using you.” — Chief Executive, The Percy Hedley Foundation

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International consumer industry executive search agency

One of our first-ever clients back in the late 1980s was Procter & Gamble. They became a springboard to launch our consumer industry executive search 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 teams of over 60 consultants based across our EMEA and North America network of offices. Please visit our Nigel Wright Group Consumer Industry website to find out more.

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Talent pool and employer brand solutions enhance our recruitment efforts

All types of businesses are experiencing skills gaps due to a multitude of converging factors such as an ageing workforce and a lack of interest among younger workers in certain careers and sectors. As well as delivering traditional search mandates, we also offer talent pool solutions to clients seeking to overcome this challenge by building a database of potential candidates to target for future roles.

We’re proud to play our part in building the future workforce. Promoting our clients’ employer brands is a key aspect of this. Our internal marketing team provide several promotional services including producing candidate packs, career sites and social and email marketing campaigns, all aimed at telling our clients’ stories, as well as advertising exciting opportunities in their businesses.

Searching for a transformation director recruitment agency

If you require the services of a transformation director recruitment specialist, please contact our marketing team via the details below and we will respond on the same working day. Candidates can find all of the latest permanent full-time job vacancies on our website.

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

Careers at Nigel Wright Group

We’re an ambitious and growing values-driven business that is constantly on the lookout for potential new recruitment consultants to join our teams across the UK. We’re keen to meet people with prior recruitment experience, as well as those seeking opportunities in the fast-paced recruitment industry having previously worked in one of our core disciplines and/or industry sectors.

We offer a competitive salary and commission structure, as well as an attractive benefits package including a four-week paid sabbatical for every five years of service, hybrid working options and home working arrangements. To explore the latest job opportunities at Nigel Wright Group, please visit our careers page. You can enhance your job search by submitting your CV to one of our team.