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We undertake recruitment campaigns generally on an exclusive search led basis utilising our experience in running headhunting and advertising campaigns to supplement our own extensive network of procurement, supply chain and risk professionals, as well as advertised selection and formal retained executive search assignments for very senior or hard to find skill sets.  We implement a rigorous methodology and a professional account management approach which means that we canadd real valueto the recruitment process and ourattraction strategiesensure access to the very top quartile of talent.


We have built the largest community of trusted and talented interims and contractors within the procurement, supply chain and risk space and are therefore able to deliver rapid response recruitment solutions without compromising on quality. We source interims and contractors at all levels from analysts to C-Suite and also regularly manage programmes to resource whole teams for specific projects. We add value by consulting on the preparation of Statements of Work and can also offer our clients ‘risk reward’ cost models for interims which increase return on investment while also incentivising delivery.  As an interim, you can be confident of being introduced to market leading best in class companies.

Whilst our core remit has historically been Procurement and Supply Chain; in response to requests from our MSP and client partners, over the last 12 months we have expanded our offering and created successful delivery streams in the following areas: 

  • Risk & Compliance

  • ERP implementation

  • Change and Transformation

  • PMO and Project Management

  • HR and Talent Acquisition

  • Internal Communications

  • HR Business Partner

  • Finance Business Partner


We recognise that procurement,supply chain and risk are now global disciplines. We have built and nurtured an unrivalled exclusive network of mid to senior level internationally mobile candidates and have an increasing spread of clients across Europe and North America. We have an impressive track record of sourcing talent for specialist roles in challenging locations – as well as introducing dynamic and varied job opportunities to candidates who are looking to develop their international careers. 

  • USA

  • The Netherlands

  • Germany

  • Spain

  • France

  • Switzerland

  • Belgium

  • Italy

  • Luxembourg

  • Ireland

  • Romania

  • Norway

  • Greece


1st Executive Ltd are listed as a Preferred Supplier for this Framework Agreement, under Lot 2 - Non-Clinical General Recruitment, aligned to the Commercial & Procurement category.

Through RM6229, 1st Executive are ideally placed to provide buyers with immediate access to a diverse and inclusive network of c70,000 pre-screened Procurement & Supply Chain professionals – ensuring our clients are fast to market, helping reduce cost and time to hire.

Click Here to view our full Supplier Prospectus for the RM6229 framework