Procurement

At Insight we have a crack team of specialists, several of whom have been recruiting for Procurement and Category Management roles for over a decade.

IEG’s managing director and co-founder, Richard Collins, is highly passionate about it work in public sector procurement, and considers it his ‘signature dish’. Following the austerity drive that arose from 2008’s recession, Richard forged an exceptional network of trusted professionals across the public sector.

We have continued to expand and nurture this network, ensuring Insight remains extremely close to public sector procurement policy and best practice. This is the very reason we often operate as a consultancy, offering benchmarking services and advice on policy, as well as team transformational changes.

Together we have established ourselves as the ‘go-to’ company for public sector interim recruitment. In our first three years of business alone, Insight recruited exceptional candidates for over 250 mid to senior level interim positions across the public, utility and not-for-profit sectors. We’re dedicated to providing the perfect person for each individual job, and have the contacts to source the exceptional talent required to propel your business to the next level.

The procurement roles we recruit for a varied, but typically include:

  • Commercial Director
  • Procurement Director
  • Head of Procurement
  • Category Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Category Specialist
  • Procurement Officer/Buyer


Insight concentrates on personal references, so that candidates have a solid endorsement before being put forward. They were persistent with employers to ensure progress through selection and onboarding.

Bob Parkin, Procurement Manager