Whenever employees need to be replaced quickly or projects threaten to fail due to a lack of human resources, the use of interim managers offers a quick and effective solution.
Interim managers are usually available immediately, whereas it normally takes you 6-9 months to find and hire a permanent manager for a new position.
Unlike a permanent executive, an interim manager has only 2-3 weeks instead of the usual 100 days to get up to speed.
In the first few days, he or she gets an overview and builds trust with your employees. Together with you and your employees, he or she develops initial results and identifies the potential for optimisation.
Daily rates for interim managers usually range from 1,000-2,000 euros and are determined by the project requirements, the current market situation and the management level of the candidate.
Good value for money is determined by the results of a project, e.g. revenue growth, cost savings or risk minimisation, and less by the daily rate investment.
Often, a high-cost candidate pays off because he or she brings a project to completion earlier or more successfully than a candidate with a lower day rate. The decisive factor for you should be the business case behind the project.
Interim managers offer a level of management that would be too high and therefore too expensive for a permanent assignment. They are the best in their field and bring experience and skills that can elevate your staff to a new level.
In most cases, they have already successfully carried out an assignment in a similar task environment several times and thus give you the confidence to lead your project to success as well.
Interim managers are objective and do not get involved in company politics. They do not strive for a long career in your company.
They say and do what is necessary and not what the organisation might want to hear. Use this outside-the-box view for your projects!
„One of the main advantages of using interim managers is that they bring a wealth of experience and industry knowledge. They are not afraid to challenge the status quo. Their fresh perspective and independence often deliver great results.“
Managing Director DMG, Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH