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Senior Recruitment Consultant

Yorkshire and the Humber

  • Reference: 395407
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive

  • Location: Leeds

About us

Nigel Wright Recruitment is one of the leading specialist recruitment firms in the North of England. Our reputation is for recruiting executive, sales, marketing, supply chain, procurement, operations, manufacturing, engineering, finance, IT and HR roles throughout the Northern region, primarily the North East, Yorkshire, and Cumbria.

We are also one of Europe’s number one consumer sector recruitment companies, working with global consumer giants such as Mars, LG, Samsung, Danone, Nestlé, Haribo, Carlsberg, Nike and Unilever, to name but a few. Our consultants feel part of a truly international business as they collaborate on assignments across borders and share their knowledge and expertise freely.

Our company values are at the heart of everything we do: passion for winning, team work, integrity, and service excellence.

We are expanding rapidly across Yorkshire and are hiring new Recruitment Consultants to enable us to achieve our growth ambitions. This provides great career opportunities for all our staff.

The role

A Senior Recruitment Consultant role is incredibly fast-paced and dynamic, requiring hard work, determination, and perseverance, but the results are extremely rewarding. As a Senior Recruitment Consultant you will be winning business with clients and sourcing and placing candidates, so relationship-building skills are key.

We are a results-driven business and we will provide you with first class training, a strong brand, and the support of your team and wider colleagues to help you achieve your sales targets.

You will be based in our Leeds city centre office, on Park Row. We offer hybrid working between offices and home which requires applicants to be living within commutable distance to our office.

How you can succeed with us

If you are an experienced Recruitment Consultant looking to take the next step in your career, then Nigel Wright could have a place for you.

We look for people who are results-driven, ambitious, outgoing, confident, and resilient. It's also important that you are adaptable, teachable, and hard-working.

You will constantly be meeting new people, so it’s important that you’re sociable, friendly, and aim to always provide great customer service along the way. You should be inspiring, energetic and highly motivated. Outstanding communication and organisational skills are essential.

What we'll do for you

At Nigel Wright we will give you the opportunity to reach your full potential and be rewarded for your achievements. We offer:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Car allowance
  • Uncapped performance related commission
  • Flexible/hybrid working between offices
  • 25 days’ holiday + 1 additional day for each year of service (up to 30 days)
  • 4-week paid sabbatical after every 5 years of service
  • Market-leading training and development
  • Private healthcare
  • Company pension scheme
  • Death in Service benefit of 4 times annual salary
  • Company iPhone (after qualifying period)
  • Company laptop
  • Quarterly trips abroad for high achievers
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

Progression opportunities are abundant, with high performers being fast tracked through numerous promotions within a few years.

It’s important to us that our employees experience a fun and vibrant culture here at Nigel Wright. Consultants take part in regular business activity days that include competitions, games, prizes, quizzes, and more. Our dress down Fridays have been replaced with dress for your day approach - if Friday is an office day we still go for the traditional drink after work if people want to join in.


If you’d like to have an informal chat about a potential career in recruitment, feel free to call our Internal Talent Partner Jane Burrage on +44 (0)787 485 9773. Alternatively, you can visit our careers website, check us out on Glassdoor, follow us on LinkedIn or simply apply via the button below.

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