Nouvo Recruitment

Here at Nouvo, it’s personal. Whilst an intelligent approach and extensive market knowledge within each sector is key, we’re also a close team of consultants who know placing exceptional talent in the right roles for them, and our clients, and maintaining those relationships, means quality will always win over quantity. We listen and advise. We’re empathetic but tenacious. We’re engaged and clear on the vision always, with an ever-expanding portfolio of sought-after clients and candidate success stories between us to prove it.

Working across all industry sectors, we deliver outstanding talent to an abundance of different businesses. From Technology and Digital Media, to Retail and Accountancy and Finance – we’re here to finally place you in the career you’ve always dreamed of, with clients who’ve been searching for you.

Meet the Team

Honest, refreshingly real and ever-grateful for what her 20 years in recruitment continues to offer her, Nouvo Queen B Lesley sees every client, every candidate, and every friend as one and the same. Taking the good, the bad and all the ugly, she keeps the hustle humble, always.

Lesley Ray

Managing Director

A key Nouvo player, Coral brings both her passion for Retail from working at John Lewis Head Office, and her love to support and guide every candidate and client to her role. Honest and direct, but incredibly kind and always fair, she’s also known for her endlessly entertaining 'Coralisms'...

Coral Arnold

Managing Partner

An above and beyond kind of consultant, honest and confident as they come Maisie ‘Moo’ has been with Nouvo for one year, starting her career in Customer Service and Administration. Truthful, friendly and quick to form firm friendships, she can smash through a 100 task strong to-do list in no time.

Maisie Nicholson

Executive Consultant

What People Say

Director (Media Agency)
I have found Lesley Ray of Nouvo to be one of that rare breed of recruiters, professional, thorough and with a good grounding in what matches the ideal client with a position and a company's culture. This means less time wasted with poorly suited candidates. Her enthusiasm for the clients she represents is infectious. I would thoroughly recommend her
Retail Head Office Client
With regards to using your services, I would have no hesitation in recommending Lesley Ray and the team at Nouvo Recruitment. I have always found you extremely professional to work with, really taking the time to understand a client’s needs and their business as a whole so that you can source the best fit and quality resources. This is really important to us as a business. You speedily respond to urgent requests and if there are any problems are quick to respond and action if necessary
Candidate
Thank you so much for your outstanding service in procuring employment for me. I can honestly say that the level of assistance you provided me with, far exceeds anything I have ever experienced with other recruitment agencies. Your attention to detail and willingness to, not only meet me but to get to know me, in order to find me a position that would best suit my skills, impressed me enormously. I have no hesitation in recommending your agency to others. Once again I sincerely thank you for all your help.
Candidate
I found Nouvo Recruitment to be one of the very best agencies I have had the pleasure to work with. Not only did they place me in a great job within days of joining but they really provided a 5 star service. No question was too big or too insignificant to ask. If I had any issues or problems they would be investigated and solved straight away without hesitation and even better were welcoming, with a super friendly attitude. I would be more than happy to work with them again and come highly recommended!
Talent Manager
I have had the pleasure of working with the team at Nouvo as an agency to support our extremely busy call centre. My Account Manager is an extremely dedicated individual who constantly went above and beyond for both her candidates and us as a business. It is apparent that not only my Account Manager but also the team at Nouvo have a genuine passion for recruitment and for customer satisfaction. As a business they consistently demonstrate market knowledge and understanding of the industry, whilst adapting to the individual needs of the Line Managers as required. In essence Nouvo Recruitment are methodical and resourceful in a tough market.
HR
Lesley and the team at Nouvo Recruitment have supplied us with professional candidates for the roles we have requested. They really understand our needs and often exceed our expectations with the quality of staff we interviewed and successfully hired. Requests are dealt with promptly and professionally and when Lesley does not have the solution instantly she will resolve it and keep me updated along the way and has never failed to reach a positive outcome to any issues. The staff we have been supplied have ended up working for us long term and are assets to our business, which in turn would say that Nouvo Recruitment is a great asset to us!
HR & Recruitment Manager
Nouvo Recruitment have gone head-first into high volume recruitment and proved themselves to be a completely natural partner in our industry. Nouvo have established themselves as a vital key player in a tough market place and have continued to deliver first class results time and time again with clearly visible successful telephony campaigns for our outsourcing partners such as Santander. Unico Recruitment are methodical, commercially minded and handle all obstacles with calm resolution and tenacity. It has been a pleasure to work alongside the team at Nouvo Recruitment