Commerce & Industry

Feel like there’s a shortage of specialist workers? It’s because we’ve already shortlisted them.

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:

Track Record

Interim Head of Enterprise Risk Management
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14874
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Our client is a leading Infrastructure organisation.

The Interim Assignment

Our client is looking for someone to lead the strategy and oversee development of strategic risk management across the business. You will provide an overall view of programme risk working with all key stakeholders. You will also be responsible for setting up a corporate risk structure for risk reviews and reporting.

The Interim Manager

The successful applicant will need to have worked closely with Boards to develop Enterprise Risk Management systems but do not need to have worked in the Infrastructure sector.

Head of Human Resources (HR)
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT14867
Location:
London
Salary:
Circa £90,000 plus excellent benefits

The Client
Green Park are currently working in partnership with an outward-looking institution which is essential to the well-functioning of the UK’s international trade and to the commercial interests of the UK as a whole. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity which will help shape and grow the national and international profile of the body and will play a key role in delivering the government’s export strategy.

The Role
Our client is looking for an experienced human resource professional who will provide overall leadership of the HR division and will be a member of the Senior Management Team. They will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer, work closely with the Chief Executive and manage a large team within HR.

The Person
We are looking for a forward thinking, fast paced, ‘can do’ HR professional who thrives on a challenge. The individual will have a unique blend of skills and experience that enables them to work within a financial services organisation in the heart of Whitehall. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious HR professional looking to make a difference to UK PLC.

How to Apply 
Please register / login below and apply or for further information contact Ella Milward Hamylton on 020 7399 3996 or ella.milwardhamylton@green-park.co.uk

Interim Head of IT Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14865
Location:
South West
Salary:
£600 per day
Duration:
6 months

Client description
Green Park is thrilled to be exclusively partnering a household high-street retailer with their continued journey and brand re-positioning with the appointment of an Interim Head of IT Finance reporting into the global group function.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of IT Finance will be accountable to develop robust financial insight and decision making support for the IT, HR and Legal teams.  You will be partnering the leadership teams within these areas ensuring group functions can achieve short term and long term targets whilst providing business investment and support to group strategy.  You will be liaising with Group IT/Legal/HR Directors providing strategic and operational management and financial control of functions including the financial insight, risk, and control of projects which support the delivery of the Group’s strategic growth objectives.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Head of IT Finance will ideally have strong exposure to retail through their current career, be ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified from a top tier firm or Big 4 accountancy (at least 6 years post qualified).  You will need to be proven at executive interim within growth and transformation, having the ability to influence whilst partnering business unit directors.  This role will seldom be in London and predominantly based in the South West.

Interim Head of Programme Reporting
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH27381
Location:
London
Salary:
£600 per day

The Client
Green Park is partnering with a major UK infrastructure organisation in their search for an Interim Head of Programme Reporting.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of Programme Reporting role is part of the Programme Management Office reporting to the PMO Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the schedule and production of Dashboards and all reports, covering all escalated risks and issues, milestones, status updates and other MI. This will involve defining templates, establishing a reporting schedule and manage the sign off of reports with the executive and client.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Head of Programme Reporting will have experience of working in large programmes or portfolios in large infrastructure or delivery programmes.

Interim Head of Change Management
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14752
Location:
London
Salary:
£700+ per day
Duration:
6 months +

The Client
Our client is a major UK infrastructure organisation.

The Interim Assignment
Our client is looking for an experienced interim change management expert to work within the Programme Controls team.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Head of Change Management will have experience of delivering programme reporting across large infrastructure programmes and maintaining process documentation. You will also have excellent stakeholder management and negotiating skills. 

Interim Group Reporting Lead – Corporate Finance / Mergers and Acquisitions
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14809
Location:
London
Salary:
£900 per day

The Client
Our client is a Private Equity house.

The Interim Assignment
Throughout European markets, our client is putting together a new project team to deliver an IPO within Q1 2015 and consequently need to add strength to the current project finance team by appointing an interim Group Reporting Lead to assist the delivery of the IPO. As an established Senior Group Accountant you will be assisting with IPO project management, maintaining and monitoring progress against key deliverables. You will also be flagging issues, risks and ensure corrective action / remediation plan whilst working with external advisors to undertake an “IPO readiness” assessment and implement recommendations in conjunction with the Finance function. This assignment will be based around leading a conversion from UK GAAP to IFRS - history and business plan - and undertaking a competitive assessment of comparable listed companies accounting policies.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Group Reporting Lead will be a proven Senior Group Accountant with prior corporate finance experience, specifically with IPO experience / M&A exposure. You will need to be immediately available and have no holiday commitments throughout September / October. You will have gained your ACA accounting qualifications whilst being within a Big 4 accounting firm, ideally first time passes. This will be a lean environment which means you will need to be current and technically literate with up to date IFRS and conversion experience. We will only consider candidates with ACA Big 4 qualifications and you must have UK exposure within corporate finance / M&A, specifically IPO preparation.

Interim Rail Franchise Mobilisation Consultants
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14828
Location:
North East
Salary:
£600+ per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our client is a transport company.

The Assignment
Our client has recently won a new rail franchise and as part of this they are now embarking on mobilising the contract prior to taking it over in the next few months. As such, they require several interim project managers. The client will need expertise in several areas including Customer Service / Experience, Finance, Commercial / Sales, Ticketing, and Programme / PMO management.

The Interim Manager
Each Interim Rail Franchise Mobilisation Consultant must have previously worked in a mobilisation team for a rail franchise in the past.

Interim Customer Operations Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14652
Location:
North West
Salary:
£700+ per day
Duration:
6 - 12 months

The Client
Our client is a transport organisation in the North West.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Customer Operations Director is a key role coordinating customer service across the network, including innovative solutions around ticketing, contact centres and event management.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Customer Operations Director will have a solid background in transport, customer service and operations. You will have worked at senior management level and have experience of working in partnership with both public and private sector bodies. 

Interim Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Manager - Engagement & Consultation
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
SW14725
Location:
London
Salary:
Up to £600 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a large construction company.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Manager for Engagement & Consultation will work with local communities to ensure that minority groups have a voice regarding issues affecting them, caused by large infrastructure programmes. This role is based in London but will involve UK travel.

The Interim Manager
The Interim EDI Manager for Engagement & Consultation must possess a strong track record in EDI consultation with multiple groups and senior stakeholder engagement, implementing equality impact assessments.

Interim Chief Marketing Officer – Digital
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14522
Location:
London
Salary:
£1000 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Green Park is partnering an exciting, rapidly growing retail / consumer organisation through their continued journey and growth by appointing an Interim Chief Marketing Officer to take control of the entire marketing function.

The Interim Assignment

This role will be pivotal in driving organisation marketing decisions predominantly within an e-commerce / digital environment however may involve offline traditional marketing from time to time.

Your remit will consist of having end to end marketing control – online / offline. You will have a prominent view of spend control to analyse and display return on investment.

This will include pay per click, channel advertising, brand planning, brand management and achieving the targeted measures of marketing and online promotion. It would also be beneficial for you to have experience in offline channel marketing through media.

The Interim Manager

You will need to be an established Chief Marketing Officer with thorough online / digital / e-commerce exposure within a large retail / consumer organisation, whether this is from pure play or high-street with a large online trading platform we will consider both profiles.

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