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

Interim Finance Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JB6217
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive, based on experience
Duration:
3 months +

A Digital Agency is looking for an Interim Finance Director for a period of 3 months initially to undertake all aspects of financial management, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate would have held a Director level role in the past and had experience of working in a digital agency.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, statements and report variances
  • Maintain management information and systems, particularly relating to job costing and profitability via the use of Xeon
  • Share option administration duties
  • Enhance cash flow, cash forecasting, achieve budget/ forecast; debtor control and policy; bank accounts control
  • Complete the management accounts with commentary which will include accuracy, timeliness and company-wide presentation at Group level.


Key skills and experience required:

  • CIMA qualified or equivalent
  • Excellent commercial knowledge
  • Analytical skills as well as problem solving skills
  • Previously worked in a digital agency
  • Knowledge of digital media including: SEO, Content, web design and build
Interim Director of Ecommerce
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN6081
Location:
London
Salary:
£900 per day
Duration:
6 Months

Client description

Green Park is proud to be partnering a historic fashion brand, an icon who are significantly leading the UK and international markets within their field.

Due to an internal re-structure we require an Interim Director of E-Commerce for a period of 6 to 9 months to join the leadership team.

Assignment description

This will be a key leadership assignment which encompasses everything through executive relationship management, cradle to grave control of the digital business including trading, digital marketing and product.

The digital P&L is currently trading £70 million per annum, brand turnover £250 million, group turnover + £1billion.

Candidate description

You will need to be an established Director/Head of E-commerce who has prior digital P&L ownership and substantial retail experience to be considered for this opportunity, this experience will ideally be based within luxury apparel, however we will consider a wider apparel, footwear or a general merchandise background. 

For more information please contact James Nash

Interim Director of Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6202
Location:
South East
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
6 Months

The Client

Our client, a not for profit organisation based in Kent are looking to hire an interim Director of Finance for a period of 6 months. The client will entertain 4-5 days a week.

The Interim Assignment

The role will be tasked with turning around a failing finance function and improving the financial position of the organisation. Day to day duties will include the administration of the organisations accounting functions and the preparation of annual statutory financial statements. Duties will include supporting and developing a finance team that currently has a low morale and to improve the standing of the finance function within the wider organisation. The role will include charity commission compliance, annual budgeting and the financial administration of some of the organisations smaller sub companies.  

The Interim Manager

Applicants will be able to demonstrate recent experience of being a Finance Director in a not for profit organisation and be CCAB qualified accountant . Please note that while this an operational role within a small team, applicants will need to have a strategic approach.

 

Governance and Performance Review Analyst
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PW6091
Location:
London
Salary:
circa £400 per day
Duration:
4 - 6 Months

We are working with a Local Authority client in London to source a specialist to work with one of the Assistant Directors on policy and governance framework analysis. As part of a Council-wide change management programme, there is a skills gap to analyse governance, policy and performance frameworks in all key service areas across the organisation with a view to aligning practices more effectively towards more integrated future operating models.

The key objectives for the assignment alongside collating business information for strategic plans and working in partnership with a Performance Analyst will include:

  • Analysis of existing practices and KPIs across the organisation
  • Working closely with a variety of stakeholders (Officers and Members) to gain buy in for target operating models
  • Assessment of workforce plans to align to future plans

Candidates will combine strong process mapping and analytical skill sets (not necessarily via one specific methodology) with excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills. It is key that candidates can analyse existing processes whilst also being able to design and ‘vision’ alternative processes that will break down operating silos and align effectively to future operating models.

Candidates will need to have worked recently in Local Government in a similar project lead, policy, performance or analysis based role as a robust understanding of the mechanics of Local Authorities and the complexity of working with Elected Members is critical to success in this position. You’ll need to be able to demonstrate a high degree of mental agility and due sensitivity to the culture and structure of Local Authorities. An ability to work independently and at pace is also important. We therefore are inviting applications only from candidates who are immediately available, full time, in central London, who fully meet the criteria set out above.

Interim Head of Media
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH6109
Location:
London
Salary:
£650+ per day
Duration:
9 months

A major infrastructure business needs an experienced Head of Media Relations, preferably someone with experience of dealing with Government departments and has had extensive experience of working in a press office. You will also have good media contacts.

Interim Chief Executive
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6106
Location:
UK
Salary:
Competitive market rate
Duration:
5 months

The Client
Our client a Big Lottery backed charity are looking to appoint an interim chief executive for roughly 5 months.

The Interim Assignmnet 
The role will include leading the successful delivery of the organisations mandate reflecting the requirements and opportunities of governing documents, trust deeds and policies and procedures. The role will also include managing and developing a team of motivated staff and partners enabling them to deliver organisational work plans, maintain productive relationships with and between stakeholders to help deliver transformational change. Key stakeholders currently include the Big Lottery Fund, MPs, senior civil servants, public bodies, corporate sector and potential other funders and collaborators while. The organisation is not in need of a strong change agenda but the key deliverable will be motivating and upskilling the current workforce.

The Interim Manager
Applicants will have extensive senior management experience at chief executive level within a service based organisation, experience of working in a community setting. A track record of financial accountability for large scale programmes and projects and have the ability to work with multiple stakeholders (which must include trustees.) While the role is based in London the successful applicant will need to travel throughout England and to stay away from home when required.

Interim Operational Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6097
Location:
East of England
Salary:
£400 per day
Duration:
6 months

 

The Client
Our client a leading private healthcare provider are looking to hire an interim operational manager to work in their east of England team.

The Interim Assignment
The role will have a focus on Prison Healthcare and the successful candidate will operation in a regional capacity ensuring the care services of the organisation are delivered to high standard.

The Interim Manager
Applicants will have experience of Prison Healthcare, be able to operate at a regional level, have a strong basis in operational management including operations, HR and Financial Management. Preference will be given to those with current valid clearance to work in the prison environment.

Company Secretary
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
CC6101
Location:
London
Salary:
£1000 – £1300 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

Client description 
Green Park is partnering a renowned Global High Street retailer with a turnover north of £1.5 Billion.
Due to internal movements within the executive board, we require an Interim Company Secretary to assist with a board transition period of 3 - 6months. 

Assignment description 
This will be a key leadership assignment which encompasses everything through executive relationship management on a global basis; ownership and governance expected within an executive board company secretary position. 

Background of The Board of Directors is currently made up of an Independent non-exec Chairman, two independent non-exec Directors and two non-exec Directors. The Shareholder Council consists of 16 board representatives who have been appointed by the shareholders. 

Candidate description 
You will need to be an established proven individual who has extensive experience as a Company Secretary working within large consumer brands prior to applying to this assignment. Experience of working with high street retail brands would also be highly beneficial. However, we will consider wider consumer exposure. 

We will consider an individual on a 3 day per week basis, International travel may be required therefore the ability to be away from home will be required but predominantly this is a UK based role. 

Interim Business Analyst – Better Care Fund
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PW6074
Location:
London
Salary:
£550 per day
Duration:
1 Month

We are looking for an interim to help develop the processes that support the reporting of BCF (Better Care Fund) metrics between health and social care in the Council.

Over the assignment the interim will work on the following:

  • Options paper setting out proposed business process for BCF Dashboard creation and NHSE BCF submission.
  • Options paper for monthly reporting and proposed process changes for the 91 days enablement indicator
  • Proposed benefits realisation dashboard for HSCI which takes into account the changes to BILT and links to SRG.
  • Paper setting out proposed indicators for 2016/17 BCF, including proposed local metrics and national requirements.

Please only apply if you have:

  • Extensive experience in this area within the NHS
  • Experience of Local Authority business intelligence
  • Management information and analytics
  • Experience of using NHS data including SUS, SLAM, PbR, Mental Health PbR, QIPP, primary care data, QOF
  • A high level of skill in use of Business Intelligence and analytical tools, including SQL, SQL Management Studio, Excel, Access.
Interim Director of Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6075
Location:
London
Salary:
£500 - £600 + VAT per day
Duration:
12 Months, 2-3 days per week

Our client a leading school Academy are looking to hire an interim Director of Finance for a period of 12 months.

The role will be to work closely with the Principal to build a new business plan for the organisations future and set a strategic direction of travel for the school. The role will also include mentoring and advising the school Business Manager while ensuring that financial management systems are sound, robust, transparent and compliant with all relevant regulatory frameworks. The role will also include advising the board and Senior Leadership Team on improvements to the financial management systems, take a clear view of the overall financial performance of the organisation and building capacity within the organisation to develop a more strategic approach to matters of finance and property.

Applicants must be a qualified CCAB accountant, have experience at FD level within more than one medium sized organisations or charities while preference will be given to candidates that have prior understanding of education finance, particularly an understanding of the High Needs Block funding model.

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