“I have had the pleasure of working with 1st Executive on a number of assignments, they constantly provided high calibre individuals that fitted the requirements well. Dedicated, hard working and professional 1st Executive are well networked into a number of different sectors. I would recommend them highly for any recruiting requirements”


“1st Executive have worked well with BP now for several years and provides both Client and Candidate with a top drawer service. Issues that arise are dealt with swiftly; feedback on candidates and services is sought and acted upon on a regular and timely basis and a determination to succeed is evident throughout the 1st-Executive Team - and satisfaction results all round. What more could one ask?”


“1st Executive are a highly driven recruitment consultancy. Their in depth knowledge of the procurement function ensures that they understand your business need and present candidates that closely match your expectations. I worked with Sheila on a recent procurement growth project and found her to be a great business partner for this”


“I’ve worked with 1st Executive on numerous occasions and they have always been able to instantly read our situation, measure our requirements accurately and provide us with market leading candidates who have exceeded not only technical but also personal criteria. Also a great team to do business with - prompt and on top of things - you always know where you are.”


“I have worked with 1st Executive where they are a supplier to Babcock International. We were recruiting a new category management team of 18 in 3 locations plus a number of interim positions. I found them to be excellent, highly knowledgeable and understood exactly the person required in each case. It was particularly difficult as the client had just implemented a new process which did not always run smoothly. James was instrumental in highlighting areas where the process could be improved. I found him to have high integrity and a keen wish to see an optimal outcome for the client. I would look forward to the opportunity to work with them again.”


“I have known 1st Executive for many years, and their industry knowledge and expertise of the global recruitment industry is unparalleled. They act in an assured, easy, approachable and trusted way, excellent to gain expert advise from.”


"I first used 1st Executive to recruit a national team of 15 Procurement Mangers based individually across the whole of the UK. The whole team were excellent throughout the entire process. From assisting in refining the brief, to identifying suitable candidates, aiding in the short listing, organisation of the interviews through to final appointment. The time was short and the results were first class. I have engaged 1st Executive subsequently with equally positive results. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to others.”


“I have worked with 1st Executive as both a candidate and hiring manager and have always found them to be very professional in delivering results. I have no hesitation in recommending them or using their services again.”


“I have no hesitation in recommending 1st Executive to all; I have used their services both as a customer when recruiting senior purchasing positions and also as a provider when looking for career advancement personally. Their ability to track down the skilled people I was looking for was excellent and their understanding of both the skills and cultural fit brief has always been spot on”


“1st Executive have recruited procurement and contract management professionals for me in two different industry sectors. The outcome has been the same; excellent candidate choice; delivery to timescales and a client desired outcome. I'd have no hesitation in recommending them for all levels of procurement management recruitment”