Commerce & Industry
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Fierce, competitive markets are where we really excel. And the Commerce & Industry sector is one of the strongest with strong competition in a niche field. We help organisations seek out those rare finds and ensure they fit seamlessly into the company.
Where many sectors have best practice standards that can be readily transported into other industries, Commerce & Industry organisations typically require executives with either highly developed technical knowledge, or proven leadership experience understanding complex challenges of both scale and culture.
Our reputation is built on developing long-term, sustainable relationships with organisations in this sector, relying on our wealth of experience to swiftly and accurately deliver them the best interim and permanent executives.
Whether your organisation has a current skills gap, needs to launch a new product or service, or is attempting to turnaround a poorly performing project or department, we can provide you with experienced, performance-driven executives with the industry knowledge you need to make a genuine, lasting impact.
Drawing on our established, fully ISO 9001:2008 pre-qualified network, we can help you fill capability gaps, find skilled resources for business critical projects and programmes, and ultimately find new channels for cost savings and sustainable growth. Within the sector, we supply to functions and roles including:
We deliver across all functions, but the majority of executive search mandates and interim management assignments which we are engaged to execute for our Commerce & Industry clients are in the following areas:
- Board & Leadership
- Change & Transformation
- Digital & eCommerce
- Estates & Facilities Management
- Finance & Audit
- Governance, Risk & Compliance
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Marketing & Communications
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Project & Programme Management
- Sales & Business Development
- Specialist & Technical
- Strategy & Business Analysis
- Supply Chain & Logistics
A large UK organisation wants a Business Change Programme manager to run a project to look at the next generation of their business offering. You will have experience of taking a programme from concept, through to design and implementation. You will have worked in consumer-facing organisations, driving innovation and challenging the status quo. Managing a team the budget will be £30m+.
A major infrastructure client needs an Interim Treasurer who is used to dealing with the major Banks and negotiating lending facilities. You will have experience in all matters relating to cash utilisation. You will probably have worked within construction or heavy engineering.
Working as part of a European team on a Global transformation programme. The client is a global business services company which has just undergone a merger leading to a major programme to look at finance systems and processes prior to outsourcing. Experience of a European or Global finance transformation is key. You will have experience of handling and moving accounts across European entities and SOX compliance.
Working as part of a European team on a Global transformation programme. The client is a global business services company which has just undergone a merger leading to a major programme to look at finance systems and processes prior to outsourcing. Experience of a European or Global finance transformation is key.
Working as part of a European team on a Global transformation programme. The client is a global business services company which has just undergone a merger leading to a major programme to look at finance systems and processes prior to outsourcing. Experience of a European or Global finance transformation is key. As programme director you will coordinate the various workstreams and run the PMO.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an interim CTO/Technical Architect to join a start up mobile app business based in Central London.
Driving a development team to deliver key product milestones working with an agile methodology.
The ideal candidate should have outstanding technical capabilities with expertise in iOS and Android as follows; iOS - SwrveSDK, AppsFlyer-SDK, HockeySDK; Android – FacebookSDK, Glide, Crashlytics, Stetho.
Adopt a leadership role within the business driving the technical function and development team.
You will be working on a major finance transformation programme as a result of a merger of 2 global businesses. Working within the EMEA region they need to analyse the current processes across the region with regards to P2P (Procure to Pay) and O2C (Order to Cash). Experience of large integration projects would be very useful.
This Govt backed organisation needs someone to lead a procurement team of 5. You will understand how to procure under OJEU regulations and have experience across a range of categories and of managing a team. You will have a commercial focus and help procurement be a business enabler.
Our client a medium sized people services provider operating globally are looking to hire an interim Finance Manager for a period of 6 months.
The Interim Assignment
The Interim Finance Manager will be expected to ensure sound financial management, play a role in the financial US GAAP and IFRS reporting of the company to the US group and due to the fact the company is anticipating rapid growth and change in the next 12 months the role will be flexible in order to align with the requirements of the business. Responsibilities will include preparing US GAAP papers, assist with SOX components and compliance and be the main point of contact for the integration of new contracts.
The Interim Manager
Applicants will be CCAB qualified, have demonstrable experience of both US GAAP reporting and SOX controls. A strong financial accounting background in a corporate environment and exposure to IFRS is also essential. Applicants that will consider the role permanently will also be considered.
You will be joining a global team in a large multi national corporate. You will have experience of negotiating large contracts with major suppliers and running the whole process from RFP to award. You will have particular expertise in IT and telecoms contracts and ideally will have worked in a major supplier.