Supply chain, procurement and operations have become an increasingly important part of every industry as we adapt to new systems and geopolitical changes. Distinct Executive is a leading supply chain executive search firm that specialises in procurement and business operations recruitment for a wide range of clients, from FTSE 500 companies to SMEs. nonprofits, and private companies.

Our executive recruitment team has a wealth of experience finding successful candidates for key positions in sourcing supplying, operations, and procurement. Working from our offices across the country, our teams have mastered executive search recruitment and work with clients on a one-off or retained basis. This allows us to cater to your specific needs and provide transparent pricing that saves you time and money.


We understand that finding the right personnel for your director of business operations is key to your organisaton's success. Operations are an integral part of every organisation; overseeing everyday systems as well as developing strategies for retention, hiring profit maximization, and efficiency. We help you find the right fit with a specialised recruitment service designed to match your goals and ambitions with experienced leaders.

To do this we go to great lengths to match you with like-minded candidates This includes interviews, meetings, assessments, and analysis to create 3D profiles to choose from. These methods help identify potential candidates and allow you to offer competitive remuneration packages without losing time on unnecessary interviews and negotiations.



Our extensive procurement recruitment is just as effective. Once we have a handle on the tangible and intangible qualities you need, we get to work finding motivated candidates with the right experience, skills, and vision to fill your key positions.

To make sure we get the right fit we use a selection of our firm's supply chain executive search techniques. These include but are not limited to networking, Linkedin Recruiter, Odro, and talent competitor analysis. If you have specific individuals in mind, we also offer a specialised headhunting service to find the candidate you think best fits the bill.



Our offices in Nottingham and Milton Keynes provide the base from which we carry out specialist operations director and procurement recruitment. Once we've found a successful candidate, we assist the bedding-in process and even offer a dedicated 6-month coaching plan to assist the first 100 days of their tenure. This programme provided in partnership with The Hanover Centre supports accelerated learning with expert coaching on personnel and organisational level to help both your new hire and your company achieve the best results

This dedication to our clients ensures we help place candidates in key logistics and supply chain positions to keep your operation running smoothly.

Contact us below and we'll get your executive recruitment right the first time. As a specialist executive search firm, we understand the requirements of head of operations recruitment and provide agile solutions for your procurement, supply chain directors, and director of operations vacancies. Work with us today and we'll help match you with experienced candidates ready to take your organisation to new heights.