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Our Proposition


Nigel Wright Group has two specialist recruitment divisions:

1. We are Europe’s number one consumer sector recruitment specialist.

2. We are also the leading and largest, multi-discipline regional recruitment business specialising in the North of England, with deep expertise across every discipline.

We have significant experience in bringing together high-calibre candidates and local/global organisations for individual assignments and as part of a long-term account. Our depth and breadth for handling large scale, transformational recruitment projects is extensive. We have the capacity and capabilities required to provide clients with excellent service levels whilst helping achieve their objectives.

Our clients trust us to quickly attract the highest calibre and most suitable candidates first time.

1. We access candidates that others can’t:

  • We know our market. We have 60+ European consultants having 25,000 annual consumer sector insight conversations. We have 40+ consultants in Northern England making 1,000 weekly market conversations and 4,000 candidate meetings a year.
  • Our one-team approach means we share information and candidates
  • We have the most extensive networks that are other people’s headhunts

2. Our customers believe we enhance their employer brand:

  • Our market expertise is unrivalled after 30 years and with hundreds of years’ experience in between our consultants
  • We understand our clients and tell their stories accurately to attract the right candidates
  • We produce market leading candidate attraction campaigns with world class marketing

3. We control the process and manage risk, allowing you to focus on your day job:

  • We take a thorough consultative brief and then deliver on our promises
  • We openly communicate internally and externally so clients’ and candidates’ expectations are met
  • We are fully GDPR compliant and ensure that our clients comply too

4. We deliver sustainable results that produce long term value

  • We provide service excellence assurance – consistently
  • We create greater value than our competitors. A recent open market perception survey ranked us above all competitors in countries where we have an office - across relationships, service, knowledge, quality and capability.

 We know our markets

Nigel Wright has been the preferred talent partner for the last 30 years.

  • Every European consultant operates within consumer subsectors such as food, drink, etc.
  • We have deep local expertise in each discipline
  • Our brand is highly regarded in our markets so people listen to us
  • Our one-team culture means we accelerate coverage across our networks
  • We are big enough to have the reach of larger agencies but small enough to provide a personal service
  • Our approach is tailored and bespoke to you
  • We have a market leading Net Promote Score (57) of ‘world class customer loyalty’
  • Our in-house marketing is world class
  • Candidates associate us with the best opportunities

The whole is greater than the sum of the parts

Our people are connected throughout the product and services value chain; gaining market insights at every stage and sharing them seamlessly across our consultants.

  • We operate as 1 team
  • We have 1 combined database of the best talent
  • We have 1 P&L so no short term decisions can be taken to the detriment of our customers
  • We have 1 common approach that provides co-ordination and consistency across all markets and disciplines – providing excellent service.

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