Interim Management

An interim manager should be more than a stop gap. They should be a source of lasting value to your organisation­­ – especially in times of transition, crisis or change. That’s why we’ve invested so heavily into building the strongest networks of senior interim candidates in our target markets.

As acknowledged international tier one suppliers in the Interim Management field, we have the resources and expertise to connect you to the right people for whatever role you need to fill. Backed by our esteemed reputation and a shelf of gleaming industry awards, we thrive on finding the perfect fit for every one of our 300+ clients.

You might be familiar with a few of our partners: BP, Centrica Virgin Media, New Look, Burberry, Jack Wills, The White Company, Selfridges, Lloyd’s Banking Group, HSBC, The Co-operative Group, Welsh Government, HMRC, to name a few.

Thanks to our strong connections with customers and our innovative approach, in our six years so far, we’ve fast-tracked ourselves to an enviable position and proudly receive regular industry awards. We recently achieved 3rd place in the Recruiter Hot 100 in 2013, and 2nd in 2012. We have also been recognised in the Recruiter Awards for Excellence Best Interim Management Recruiter category.

At Green Park we have developed our methodology around helping to mitigate our client’s risk and we also consult with them to find the best people to implement effective change in their organisation.

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Deep sector knowledge & networks:

Our exclusive methodology for executive and board level roles demands a confidential and highly consultative approach. We apply our deep knowledge of specific sectors to deliver more relevant and timely market knowledge, advice and candidates.

With our sector expertise, you benefit from an insider’s viewpoint, gaining access to the very best interim managers in your industry. Across our interim management team, we have more than 200 years of experience, and have delivered more than 2500 interim management solutions, with the widest reach across sectors and functions at senior level in the UK today.

Unique pre-qualification process:

Working to the exacting standards of our fully ISO 9001:2008 accredited resourcing processes, Green Park delivers the very best interim managers, saving time and minimising risk.

Combining our innovative and bespoke psychometric assessments coupled with face-to-face interviewing and the market’s most detailed referencing, Green Park interim managers are pre-qualified to the highest standards available in the industry. Everything we do is planned with precision and our interim managers reflect that. Every one is a trusted, proven professional with a track record of success.

Our interim management offering includes:

  • Board Practice
  • Sector Coverage
  • Functional Expertise
  • Specialist Practices
  • International

Track Record

Senior Buying Consultant, FMCG
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN6825
Location:
London
Duration:
Interim Assignment

Senior Buying Consultant, FMCG

Client Description:
Green Park is proud to be partnering a leading private equity house who are looking for assistance within one of their portfolio grocery businesses.

Background of assignment:
The portfolio business, a mid-market European grocer is looking for assistance within their buying function, specifically working with their French arm of the business surrounding localised product buying.

We require a retail Senior Buying Consultant operating a at Head of or above to join the buying and merchandising function for a period of six months to review process and procedure and consult on FMCG buying, reporting directly to the B&M Director and PE Partner.

Candidate description:
You will need to be an established retail buyer previously operating at either a Head of or Senior Manager within a high profile grocery business be considered for this assignment, due to the assignment working within the French arm of the business you will need to be business fluent in French to proceed.

For more information, please contact James Nash, Green Park Interim and Executive Search.
 

Interim Business Change Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH6821
Location:
London
Salary:
£900+
Duration:
6 months - 2 years

Our client, a major Infrastructure company, is looking for an Interim Business Change Director to help the business through a major restructure and re-design.

 

All areas of the business are undergoing change, from HR to IT, involving key changes in the structure and even locations for staff.

 

You will have helped large complex, political organisations through extensive change programmes.

Interim Director of Digital and IT
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6745
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 per day
Duration:
6 Months

Our client a leading charity are looking to appoint an Interim Director of Digital Transformation for a period of 6 months.

The role will be to act as the organisations digital champion by driving cultural change around the enabling power of digital and mobile technology and delivering an IT and Digital transformation strategy that embeds digital thinking and delivery. This change programme will have the backing of the senior leadership team and the role will also include managing the IT department of around 45 staff. While the role will be providing and contributing to the organisations strategy it will also be to implement detailed plans.

Candidates will be have led and inspired a Digital and IT team of a circa £100m turnover organisation. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate how they have taken organisations on cultural journey and will have demonstrable experience of managing large teams. Preference will be given to those from a b to c or not for profit organisation.

 
 
Interim Finance Director – Transport
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH6748
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 per day
Duration:
6 Months

The Assignment

You will be an experienced Finance Director, ideally with experience within professional services. The organisation has a £350m turnover and there is an on-going cost reduction programme to increase profitability.

You will also be responsible for the 2017-18 budget process. There is a Shared Services organisation which does the monthly transactional work so the finance team can focus on adding value to the business.

You will work closely with the MD and Exec team to deliver a high quality service while also reducing costs.

Interim User Experience Designer
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6731
Location:
UK
Salary:
Competitive Market Rate
Duration:
6 Months

Our client a leading government department are looking to hire an Interim User Experience Designer for a period of 6 months. The interim will be responsible for ensuring the interaction the organisation has with its customers and stakeholders is customer centric, insight driven and supports a coherent, consistent and compelling experience while defining, building and implementing an ambitious roadmap of digital transformation.

The role will include collaborating with stakeholders and customers to design, conduct and interpret user engagement and research activities, collaborating with business improvement, customer insight, technology, and operations teams to deliver customer focused services and experiences. The role will also include developing, translating and communicating UX principles, guidelines and best practice throughout the organisation, ensure the UX delivered is customer led, is validated with customers and operations, and is insight driven. The successful candidate will be measured on improvement of customer engagement, reduced transaction times and development of customer journeys to test UX designs.

Applicants will have demonstrable background in user experience and a solid understanding of the various UX design disciplines and the underlying theory in areas of interaction design. They will also have an in-depth understanding of the full, end-to-end service design process and how different activities and deliverables inform each other, for example how research findings and strategy inform concept development and detailed design. The successful applicant will have experience of a variety of design tools and methodologies, with a broad understanding of technology landscape, including new and emerging technologies that will influence UX design.

Preference will to candidates who have governmental or public sector experience.

Interim Operations Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6734
Location:
Midlands
Salary:
£750 per day
Duration:
12 Months

Our client, a leading a government organisation are looking to hire an Interim Operations Director for one of their leading divisions. The division in question is project based delivering research, support and investigations and is moving to a structure where people are organised in capability groups and work on projects in a range of portfolios.

The interim role is to manage a transition from a unit based structure for delivery of work to a capability delivery structure. Each unit is essentially a small business with its own people resources its own projects and P&L. The new delivery structure will have people resources in Capability and there will be a number of portfolios of project work each with a manager. The manager will need resource from the delivery capability groups to win commercial work and execute projects. The Interim Operations Director will establish a new project delivery model defining the improvements to existing processes and this will include developing project proposals and assigning resources to projects. Once the division reaches its new target operating model the work will be to define line management responsibility, ensure people management structures, establish foresight on future projects and build on the existing metrics.

Applicants will have extensive project and programme management experience in a science based organisation be it research, experimental or consultancy. They will have had personal delivery of major projects, director level leadership and will have worked in a matrix structure. Preference will be given to applicants with a formal project management qualification.

Interim Head of IT
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6730
Location:
London
Salary:
£450 per day
Duration:
6-9 Months

Our client, a leading charity are looking for an Interim Head of IT to help remotivate the IT team by providing direction, leadership and support.

The role will be to address and resolve the observations emerging from a recent IT review by proposing effective, prioritised solutions for approval to the senior management team while collaborating with the Director of Finance to produce an IT strategy to be presented to and for approval by the senior management team. The role will also be to support the Director of Finance with the implementation of the data protection policy and support with the drafting of a data management policy for the organisation.

Applicants must have direct experience of taking an underperforming IT function through a change management process, ideally they will have performed these functions in a not for profit organisation previously.

Interim Deputy Director of Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6713
Location:
Midlands
Salary:
£450 - 500
Duration:
3 Months

Our client, a leading charity, is looking to hire an Interim Deputy Director of Finance for a period of 3 months.


The organisation has a stable team of long standing individuals with a strong infrastructure so the crux of the role will be to build capacity, resilience and a fresh approach to a well-established team.

The role will also involve looking at external opportunities for the organisation, new projects involving local authority fee negotiations, management information and detail for analytical review, supporting the business development team in bidding for contracts and preparing business plans and improving cashflow by monitoring and recovering the long-standing debtors.

Finally the interim will be tasked with delivering the finance models for capital and building projects.


Applicants will have experience of negotiating with local authorities and will have experience of operating in a mid-sized charity.

Interim Director of Retail Marketing
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN6723
Location:
UK
Salary:
£700 per day
Duration:
9 Months

Role Title: Interim Director of Retail Marketing

 

Client Description:

Green Park are proud to be partnering an iconic British retailer who would consider themselves as part of the fabric of UK retailing.

Following a recent executive board transformation, Green Park are assisting on both a retained executive search and interim management campaign to radicalise marketing to what only can be described as awakening a sleeping giant.

Department Size: FTE 100/150, Marketing Budget: +£70 Million

 

Background of assignment

The Interim Director of Retail Marketing is a newly created assignment, and a pivotal one in delivering a step change to the effectiveness and execution of the marketing support for the retail channel.  It will transform retail marketing from a fragmented an traditional one to telling the future brand, product and services story in compelling and seamless way.  The role will support retail through publications and local area marketing - finding new ways to approach traditional media.

 

Assignment description

The Interim Director of Retail Marketing will own all store and above-the-line (ATL) marketing whilst integrating heavily with our wider consultancy team covering Brand and Marketing Communications.

 

Candidate description

You will need to be an established individual within retail store marketing exposure previously operating at either a Head of or Director level within a substantial listed or equivalent private, PE retailer to be considered for this interim assignment.

 

For more information, please contact James Nash.

 

Interim Director of Marketing Communications
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN6722
Location:
London
Salary:
£900 per day
Duration:
9 Months

Client Description:

Green Park are proud to be partnering an iconic British retailer who would consider themselves as part of the fabric of UK retailing.

Following a recent executive board transformation, Green Park are assisting on both a retained executive search and interim management campaign to radicalise marketing to what only can be described as awakening a sleeping giant.

Department Size: FTE 100/150, Marketing Budget: +£70 Million

Background of assignment

The Interim Director of Marketing Communications is a key leadership position within marketing.  The DMC is charged with owning and developing a world class integrated communications idea that represents the brand, its products and services.  They are also the custodians of the brands reputation in the outside world (PR) and the brands sentiment on-line.  Finally, the role leads the internal studio producing assets to be used across the business.

Assignment description

The Interim Director of Marketing Communications will own all advertising, media, PR and studio productions whilst integrating heavily with our wider consultancy team covering Brand and Retail Marketing.

Candidate description

You will need to be an established individual within iconic brand communications exposure previously operating at Director level within a FTSE 250 or equivalent private, PE business to be considered for this interim assignment.

We will require you to be able to demonstrate strong breadth covering brand advertising, media, PR and studio productions in addition to deep understanding of consumer retail.

For more information, please contact James Nash.

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