01 Consumer Products

Executive Search Consultant - Consumer & Retail

POSITION:             EXECUTIVE SEARCH CONSULTANT, Consumer & retail




To build our consumer products practice in the UK, developing collaborative long-term partnerships with aspirational clients who align to our purpose, vision and values.


Established for over 12 years Collingwood provides executive search and leadership consultancy services to a broad range of clients from start-ups to multi-billion global corporations.

Having built a successful reputation for high-quality service delivery and outstanding customer experience, we are proud of our achievements, our team and the environment in which we operate.

Collingwood is truly a values-led business with a big moral compass, we are proud of and passionate about our clients and invest time in long-term collaborative partnerships to provide a market leading client experience and a clearly structured journey.


We are led by a clear purpose, vision and a defined set of values focused on developing long-term, value-adding partnering relationships with our clients. 

We are not a transactional recruitment consultancy distracted by “quick fixes” to generate revenue and instead, our team, seeks to work with aspirational clients who share our values, want to invest in a strong partnership that is supported by market insights and a true consultative led, solutions approach where our listening is at the core.

Appointing board and senior level roles is a very costly affair if it fails and Collingwood delivers a robust talent identification and retention process to ensure our clients achieve their sought return on investment. We offer services and value beyond executive search too, for further information go to our website and look at our consultancy page.


We are currently growing our executive search team and are looking for an experienced Consultant from the consumer products industry to join us at our rural offices in Tarporley (near Chester), Cheshire.
The opportunity is for you to have the freedom, autonomy and empowerment to build a new practice to support our clients with the recruitment of senior management and leadership roles between £75,000 and £200,000 basic salaries.
Our executive search team are thought leaders in their respective industries and are heavily supported by an experienced in-house marketing team.


We promote employee well-being which includes being involved in the Global Corporate Challenge, fitness suite, table tennis, private healthcare, walking meetings, chill out areas, supporting chosen charities, team activities and constantly evolving ideas to become stronger as a team and enjoy being at work.


Situated in the beautiful Cheshire countryside, within 30 minutes’ drive from Chester, Warrington, Crewe and Whitchurch and an hour from the Cities of Liverpool and Manchester. Collingwood offers a rural working environment within easy reach of the North West business centres.

Our offices are a far cry from the congested towns and cities, traffic jams and parking problems associated with many executive search firms. With offices located next door to a luxury hotel. Local facilities include a swimming pool, golf course, fully equipped gym and spa, as well as the town centre amenities of Tarporley just a short walk away. 


Collingwood is an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Collingwood to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.


You should have experience in executive search and we have a real interest in someone with the right behaviours, values and determination to build a business of aspirational clients.

We believe that to succeed in this role you will also need to have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience as an executive search consultant, with a proven track record of building a client portfolio in the consumer products/retail industry.
  • A passion for your industry, clients and the quality of service and solutions you have gained your reputation for.
  • An alignment to our purpose, vision and values


To apply or for a confidential conversation about Collingwood or the role please contact Doug Mackay on tel: 01829 732374 or email your CV to doug.mackay@collingwoodsearch.co.uk or fill out the form below.