Technology has changed the way we do business. It has opened up new markets and created both opportunities and threats. In a digital world, more and more businesses are transforming to streamline everything. Goodbye outdated manual processes. Hello personalised customer experiences.
The advantage of a digital interim is their ability to help you continue to innovate and stay ahead of the pack. With the scope of digital being so broad, businesses need seasoned digital professionals with specialist knowledge, broad expertise or a combination of the two. An interim can help deliver a specific initiative, like the adoption of new firm-wide digital technologies, the launch of a customer app or the introduction of new security features.
At Interim Partners we have worked with some of the world’s leading organisations to provide them with interim digital managers with a wealth of experience and cross-functional expertise.
Why engage an interim digital manager?
The future is now
The digital revolution has shaped the way we conduct business. Retailers now compete on a truly global level through ecommerce and online marketplaces. Digital has enabled global collaboration and the ability of businesses to work smarter, through automation and machine learning. However, with digitalisation, come threats like data protection and cyber security. The safety of consumer data is more important than ever before. With so many issues to consider, the need for digital specialists keeps rising.
Typical interim digital assignments
- Interim head of digital
- Interim digital director
- Interim digital manager
- Interim head of digital transformation
- Interim digital transformation director
Key benefits of interim managers
The benefit of interim digital managers is access to specialist expertise and experience in delivering digital programmes and strategies. An interim can focus their energy on delivering very specific goals to achieve business growth, cost savings or other corporate goals.
Many workforces can be resistant to change, or are uncomfortable with it. By bringing an external perspective, interim digital managers are effective at helping businesses to adapt and embrace new technologies. Interims are particularly adept at working cross-functionally with information technology teams, marketing, operations and more, depending on business requirements.
Executive search & selection
Our extensive candidate network means we're well placed to find high-calibre candidates when you're looking to recruit a permanent c-suite or senior leadership professional. Wickland Westcott, our executive search business, delivers retained executive-level assignments both internationally and domestically, centring on the recruitment of CEOs, MDs and general managers along with other senior leadership professionals.
Across assignments, we provide up-to-date marketplace insight, making clear recommendations on when to recruit within niche sectors and when to bring in fresh skills and perspective from outside.
Our high-quality, holistic service combines the capability of our highly experienced executive recruitment consultants with in-depth psychometric/personality assessments delivered by qualified occupational psychologists. Our search and selection methodology will ensure a cultural fit and alignment to values and organisational purpose, which is particularly important at a senior level.
Why Wickland Westcott?
- Over 40 years' experience in executive search and leadership consultancy
- Placed over 2,000 senior leaders across industry sectors
- 99% customer satisfaction
- 98% candidate satisfaction over the last 5 years
- Assignment completion rate of 96%
- 95% of candidates placed are still in their role after a year