Recruitment Agencies in Manchester, Lancashire, North West

Including: Engineering (69 agencies), IT (54), Construction (48), Accounting & Finance (39), Administration (35), Industrial (30), Call Centre / Customer Service (29), Retail (25), Health Care (22), Food & Drink (16), Creative / Design (15), Catering and Hospitality (15), Driving (14)

We have 249 Recruitment Agencies based in Manchester and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area.
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As the largest metropolis in northern England, Manchester is one of the UK's most important cultural and commercial centres. Divided into the Central, Gorton, and Withington constituencies, economic data for the area is compiled separately for each region. As such, unemployment levels for Manchester Central were 5.8% in 2012, while 5.6% of Gorton's workforce were unemployed, and only 3.7% were out of work in Withington. These relatively high unemployment figures reflect Manchester's continued struggle to make the transition from a cotton textile and manufacturing-based economy to a modern service-based economy.

Nonetheless, Manchester has one of the fastest growing economies in the UK, and had a Gross Value Added (GVA) of £42 billion in 2011. Despite a dramatic decline in printing throughout the world, Manchester remains the second largest producer of newsprint in the UK. The finance, banking, and insurance sector supports a staff of 15,000 locals at sixty financial institutions, the largest of which is the Cooperative Group.

The tourism industry supports another 40,000 jobs, and 19,000 positions currently exist in the media industry. The education sector is also an important source of employment. Salford University, the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, and the Institute of Science and Technology together support 33,000 employees, and draw more than 80,000 students to the city, creating the largest concentration of students in the UK. Manchester Recruitment agencies have also reported a high number of offerings in the retail sector in recent months.

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The Advocate Group

About The Advocate Group

The Advocate Group is a recruitment consultancy that utilises Search and Selection techniques across all levels to partner leading industry names with exceptional talent across specialist, middle & senior roles both nationally and internationally.

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Consulting | Creative / Design | Engineering | Fashion | Food & Drink | Marketing | Project Management | Purchasing | Retail | Sales
Telecommunications | Digital
Plus 2 additional industries

Covers: National, International and Global Service | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £35k - £100k+

1 St Peters Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 3DE
Plus 4 additional office locations

Innova Search - Engineering Division

About Innova Search - Engineering Division

Engineering Recruitment Specialists - Innova Search delivers Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions across the Engineering and Manufacturing Sectors. Our specialist consultants place; Technical, Operations, Production, Quality, H&S, Commercial, Procurement and Supply Chain talent using the latest cutting edge technology!

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Electronics | Engineering | Executive / Management | Fashion | Food & Drink | Headhunting | Health & Safety | Manufacturing / Production | Project Management | Purchasing
Sales | FMCG
Plus 2 additional industries

Covers: Nationwide Engineering Recruitment Specialists | Contract, Permanent | Salaries from £35k - £100k+

Manchester One, 53 Portland Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3LD
Plus 7 additional office locations

Duval Associates

About Duval Associates

At Duval Associates, we approach recruitment with the personality and pride that a vibrant city like Manchester deserves. We are a family run business with expertise across multiple sectors, including Sales, IT, Engineering and Business Support Services. This combination of family values and industry knowledge puts us in a unique position that allows us to create a bespoke service for your every staffing need. Contact us at our local Manchester office, near Event City and The Trafford Centre, to experience our professional service first hand.

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Accounting & Finance | Banking | Construction | Call Centre / Customer Service | Engineering | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Financial Services | Food & Drink | Graduate
Headhunting | Health & Safety | Personnel / HR | Insurance | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Media | PR | Property | Purchasing | Retail | Sales | Shipping | Tax | FMCG | Digital
Plus 17 additional industries

Covers: UK Wide | Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+

13th Floor, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 4BT
Plus 2 additional office locations

Deerfoot IT Recruitment Specialists

About Deerfoot IT Recruitment Specialists

Best practice IT Recruitment for better hiring outcomes - 23 years as a successful IT recruitment specialist provider - We invest the time you don't have to search out & engage with the very best candidates - Educated & objective service - Our aim is to find the perfect candidate that will add measurable value to your IT team. No pressure service, just great IT candidates that are genuinely interested in working for you. IT Recruitment Experts.

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Consulting | Executive / Management | Information Industry | IT | Project Management | Digital
Covers: We deliver an IT recruitment service UK wide. | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k+

Lowry House, Lee Street, Manchester, Cheshire, M27 6DB
Plus 3 additional office locations

Recruiter Tip

Manchester is one of the UKs strongest economical cities and as such, the majority of nationwide recruitment agencies have a local presence here. Manchester based agencies will likely cover the North and the North West of the country which includes neighbouring Liverpool and Warrington.

The Advocate Group - Headhunting and Senior Appointments

About The Advocate Group - Headhunting and Senior Appointments

Search and selection specialist with divisional expertise across a number of key industries. We have a very strong track record in delivering on unique, specialist, key or confidential hires. All of our assignments are coupled with detailed market insight surrounding the campaign to ensure you are inline with market expectations. Positioning is everything in direct search and as your 'Brand Advocate' we will ensure you are represented effectively

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Consulting | Engineering | Executive / Management | Food & Drink | Headhunting | Industrial | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Multilingual & Language
Project Management | Purchasing | Sales | FMCG
Plus 4 additional industries

Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £35k - £100k+

1 St Peter's Square, Salford Quays, Manchester, M2 3DE
Plus 4 additional office locations

The Advocate Group - FMCG Specialists

About The Advocate Group - FMCG Specialists

Do you want to work with a recruitment consultancy that understands the complexities and nature of the FMCG sector? At The Advocate Group, we excel at providing value add recruitment services to our clients across the FMCG landscape. Client partners include Princes Food Group, Monster Energy, Campari, McBride…To name a few! Whether it’s a Mid, Senior or Specialist single appointment or volume project, our team of industry specialists can provide.

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Food & Drink | FMCG
Covers: National, International and Global Service | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £35k - £100k+

1 St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 3DE
Plus 4 additional office locations

Innova Search - Manufacturing Division

About Innova Search - Manufacturing Division

Based in Manchester city centre, Innova Search delivers permanent recruitment solutions across a number of specialist sectors, with a particular focus on Engineering, Manufacturing and Professional Services. Our specialist knowledge and cutting edge technology helps us to provide mid-senior level, high calibre candidates. Innova Search believes that building close and transparent partnerships ensures a successful relationship with our customers and candidates alike.

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Electronics | Engineering | Executive / Management | Fashion | Food & Drink | Headhunting | Health & Safety | Manufacturing / Production | Project Management | Purchasing
Sales | FMCG
Plus 2 additional industries

Covers: Nationwide Manufacturing Recruitment Specialists | Contract, Permanent | Salaries from £35k - £100k+

Manchester One, 53 Portland Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3LD
Plus 7 additional office locations

The Advocate Group - Manufacturing & Supply Chain Specialists

About The Advocate Group - Manufacturing & Supply Chain Specialists

The Advocate Group is a recruitment consultancy that utilises Search and Selection techniques across all levels to partner leading industry names with exceptional talent across specialist, middle & senior roles both nationally and internationally.

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Automotive | Aviation | Biotechnology | Consulting | Defence | Electronics | Engineering | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Food & Drink
Graduate | Health & Safety | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Pharmaceutical | Purchasing | Rail | Retail | Sales | Security
Plus 10 additional industries

Covers: National, International and Global Service | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £35k - £100k+

1 St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 3DE
Plus 4 additional office locations

Aspion - Logistics / Shipping / Supply Chain

About Aspion - Logistics / Shipping / Supply Chain

Aspion Logistics, Shipping & Distribution: Industry Specific Recruiters: CPC Qualified Consultants: We let our statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio: 97.5% right first time shortlists: 77% of candidates placed were passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS) Temporary & Permanent solutions, . We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery.

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Automotive | Aviation | Biotechnology | Construction | Driving | Electronics | Engineering | Industrial | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production
Pharmaceutical | Purchasing | Sales | Shipping | FMCG
Plus 5 additional industries

Covers: UK Coverage | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £60k

No 1 Spinning Fields, Quay Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3JE
Plus 2 additional office locations

Recruiter Tip

When looking for a recruitment agency, take into account that they may have a different geographical focus depending on the industry. An Industrial agency may only cover the local Manchester area, whilst a specialist IT agency may cover nationwide. You can use the search above to see which recruitment agencies cover your industry and in your location.

Executive Headhunters Ltd

About Executive Headhunters Ltd

UK and International Headhunters. Our headhunting service offers clients access to candidates not available through traditional methods. We identify, track and approach the highest achievers from your competitors and bring them to YOUR business. Our service is second-to-none and we always deliver the top echelon of candidates. Visit our website for case studies on roles we have filled. Partners with World Leading psychometric profilers, McQuaig.

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Accounting & Finance | Agriculture | Arts | Automotive | Aviation | Banking | Biotechnology | Catering and Hospitality | Charity | Construction
Consulting | Creative / Design | Call Centre / Customer Service | Defence | Education | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Fashion | Financial Services | Food & Drink | Government / Public Sector | Headhunting | Health Care | Health & Safety | Housebuilding | Personnel / HR | Information Industry | Insurance | IT | Legal | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Market Research | Media | Multilingual & Language | Not-for-profit | Pharmaceutical | PR | Printing & Publishing | Project Management | Property | Purchasing | Rail | Rec 2 Rec | Retail | Sales | Training / Learning | Science | Security | Shipping | Space & Satellite | Sport | Recreation & Leisure | Tax | Telecommunications | Travel | FMCG | Digital
Plus 52 additional industries

Covers: UK and International | Permanent | Salaries from £35k - £100k+

Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DF
Plus 2 additional office locations

Trade Hire UK

About Trade Hire UK

At Trade Hire we provide a simple and cost effective service to fulfil personnel requirements within the construction and logistic divisions. Get in touch today to receive a quick proposal. We assign a specialist Account Manager to EVERY client with 24/7 support. Click for more details.

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Administration | Construction | Consulting | Driving | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Health & Safety
Housebuilding | Industrial | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Project Management | Purchasing | Sales | Training / Learning | Security
Plus 9 additional industries

Covers: UK wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

25 Holyoake Road, Worlsey, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M28 3DL

Proactive Personnel Ltd

About Proactive Personnel Ltd

The clue's in the name - our dedicated team of recruitment experts are passionate about matching the right candidates to the right jobs. Providing a professional and efficient service, specialising in Temporary and Permanent placements across a broad recruitment spectrum including; Office, Accounts, Technical, Specialist, Industrial, Transport, IT and Managerial. Whether you're seeking your next opportunity or looking to expand your team - it's time to get Proactive!

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Accounting & Finance | Administration | Automotive | Aviation | Biotechnology | Catering and Hospitality | Charity | Construction | Consulting | Call Centre / Customer Service
Driving | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Financial Services | Food & Drink | Government / Public Sector | Graduate | Headhunting | Health Care | Health & Safety | Housebuilding | Personnel / HR | Industrial | Insurance | Legal | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Market Research | Multilingual & Language | Pharmaceutical | PR | Printing & Publishing | Project Management | Property | Purchasing | Rail | Retail | Sales | Science | Security | Shipping | Space & Satellite | Sport | Recreation & Leisure | Telecommunications | Travel | Energy / Renewable Energy | FMCG
Plus 42 additional industries

Covers: Midlands and the North West | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k

54-58 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 5AB
Plus 1 additional office location

HRSS Recruitment Specialists - Permanent Recruitment

About HRSS Recruitment Specialists - Permanent Recruitment

10% Intro fee for new clients. FULL REFUND if candidate leaves within 3 months. HRSS are trusted recruitment specialists with one simple aim: find the right talent with the right skills, personality and ambition for our valued clients. We deliver competitive staffing solutions to UK businesses and cover multiple key markets - including Accounting, Engineering, Human Resources, IT, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Marketing, Pharmaceutical and Sales

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Accounting & Finance | Administration | Automotive | Banking | Biotechnology | Catering and Hospitality | Construction | Call Centre / Customer Service | Defence | Education
Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Financial Services | Food & Drink | Graduate | Health & Safety | Housebuilding | Personnel / HR | Industrial | Information Industry | Insurance | IT | Legal | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Media | Multilingual & Language | Pharmaceutical | PR | Printing & Publishing | Project Management | Property | Purchasing | Retail | Sales | Training / Learning | Science | Security | Telecommunications | Travel | Energy / Renewable Energy | FMCG | Digital
Plus 37 additional industries

Covers: England | Contract, Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Regent Crescent, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M17 8AA
Plus 3 additional office locations

Flexible Solutionz Limited

About Flexible Solutionz Limited

Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.

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Accounting & Finance | Administration | Agriculture | Arts | Automotive | Aviation | Banking | Biotechnology | Charity | Child Care
Creative / Design | Call Centre / Customer Service | Defence | Domestic / Child Care | Education | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Fashion | Financial Services | Food & Drink | Government / Public Sector | Graduate | Health Care | Personnel / HR | Information Industry | Insurance | IT | Legal | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Market Research | Media | Multilingual & Language | Not-for-profit | Pharmaceutical | PR | Printing & Publishing | Project Management | Property | Purchasing | Rec 2 Rec | Retail | Sales | Training / Learning | Science | Security | Shipping | Space & Satellite | Sport | Recreation & Leisure | Tax | Telecommunications | Travel | Energy / Renewable Energy
Plus 47 additional industries

Covers: North West England | Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+

The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4LQ
Plus 1 additional office location

Recruiter Tip

Manchester enjoys one of the largest number of office based jobs outside London and Admin is the most frequently searched for industry in Manchester on the Agency Central website (10%). Other top industries searched for by employers recruiting Manchester staff include Construction (9%), Catering (6%), Industrial (5%), Retail (5%) and IT (4%). Major employers such as the BBC and ITV also account for a high proportion of Media industry searches.

Bamboo Childcare & Socialcare

About Bamboo Childcare & Socialcare

Bamboo have over 25 years experience recruiting permanent staff within the childcare and social care field. We source staff from Nursery Nurse up to Director level in nurseries, early years settings, supported housing, social care and residential homes throughout the UK.

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Child Care | Domestic / Child Care | Education | Social Care
Covers: Nationwide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Bamboo House, 18 Lyndhurst Road, Didsbury, Greater Manchester, M20 6AA
Plus 1 additional office location

Strong Recruitment Group

About Strong Recruitment Group

Strong Recruitment Group are a leading provider of fully-qualified professional staff for full and part-time vacancies throughout the UK. We operate in Construction, Civil Engineering, Rail, HVAC ,M&E ,building services, Ductwork, Driving & Industrial. The company directors are both from an engineering background from the tools to management running a successful mechanical company, now are a leading labour supplier across the UK.

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Construction | Driving | Engineering | Facilities Management | Housebuilding | Industrial | Logistics | Rail
Covers: United Kingdom | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Peter House, Oxford St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
Plus 2 additional office locations

Sellick Partnership

About Sellick Partnership

Sellick Partnership provide professional financial and legal recruitment services across a network of seven offices nationwide. We pride ourselves on our integrity, and offer an unrivalled quality of service to our candidates, having built lasting relationships with clients who return to us time and time again.

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Accounting & Finance | Banking | Executive / Management | Financial Services | Government / Public Sector | Graduate | Personnel / HR | Information Industry | IT | Legal
Project Management | Purchasing | Tax | Digital
Plus 4 additional industries

Covers: All of the UK | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Queens Court, 24 Queen Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 5HX
Plus 6 additional office locations

Aspion Financial

About Aspion Financial

As financial recruitment specialists, we let our statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio, 97.5% right first time shortlists, 16 days average delivery time and 77% of candidates placed are passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS). Temporary & Permanent solutions, including Search & Selection projects. We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery and your repeat business.

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Accounting & Finance | Banking | Financial Services | Insurance | Legal | Tax
Covers: England | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k

Dalton Place, John Dalton Street, Manchester, M2 6DS
Plus 2 additional office locations

Aspion - Sales Recruitment

About Aspion - Sales Recruitment

As a sales recruitment specialists we let statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio: 97.5% right first time shortlists: 16 days average delivery: 77% of candidates placed are passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS) Temporary & Permanent solutions, including Search & Selection projects. We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery and your repeat business.

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Arts | Automotive | Aviation | Banking | Biotechnology | Catering and Hospitality | Construction | Creative / Design | Call Centre / Customer Service | Defence
Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Fashion | Financial Services | Graduate | Housebuilding | Industrial | Information Industry | Insurance | IT | Manufacturing / Production | Media | Pharmaceutical | PR | Printing & Publishing | Property | Retail | Sales | Training / Learning | Science | Security | Shipping | Space & Satellite | Sport | Recreation & Leisure | Telecommunications | Travel | Spa & Beauty | Energy / Renewable Energy | FMCG
Plus 31 additional industries

Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £60k

Dalton Place, John Dalton Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 6DS
Plus 2 additional office locations

Recruiter Tip

For Manchester graduates interested in a career in recruitment, the University of Manchester hosts an excellent Graduate Recruitment Fair which is usually attended by some of the areas leading recruitment agencies.

Aspion Marketing Recruitment

About Aspion Marketing Recruitment

As a Sales & Marketing specialists we let statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio: 97.5% right first time shortlists: 16 days average delivery: 77% of candidates placed are passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS) Temporary & Permanent solutions, including Search & Selection projects. We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery and your repeat business.

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Arts | Automotive | Banking | Biotechnology | Construction | Creative / Design | Call Centre / Customer Service | Defence | Electronics | Engineering
Fashion | Financial Services | Food & Drink | Graduate | Housebuilding | Information Industry | IT | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Media | Pharmaceutical | Retail | Science | Space & Satellite | Sport | Recreation & Leisure | Telecommunications | Travel | FMCG
Plus 19 additional industries

Covers: Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £60k

Dalton Place, John Dalton Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 6DS
Plus 2 additional office locations

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