There are various factors that create ‘value proposition’ that interim managers offer to their clients.
Return on investment.
Interim management add value by using their skills and expertise to help deliver an outcome, solution, service or reduce a risk
Interim managers get paid on the understanding of goals and desired results
When times is of essence then interim management offered by interim managers bring in the necessary inputs within days.
engaging in the desired work promptly they become effective quickly upon starting a project. Expertise of interim managers also means speed.
Senior level assignment are usually undertaken.
They often bring skills and knowledge not otherwise in place, to address a specific skills gap or problem. Their experience and expertise enables them to be productive and make a noticeable impact from the outset, maximising the likelihood of success.
Usually a fresh perspective is brought in by these Interim Managers Objectivity. Unencumbered by company politics or culture, interim managers work faster, leaner.
Being independent operators, they are able to contribute honestly without constituting a threat to the incumbent management team.
Accountability. Rather than taking on a purely advisory role, interim managers are managers who will take responsibility for and manage a business or project in their own right.
Effectiveness. Operating at or near board-level gives interim managers the authority and credibility to effect significant change or transition within a company. Unlike a ‘temp’, they’re not just there to ‘hold the fort’.
They actively add value to the client organisation as a result of their expertise and approach, even when the work and the decisions to be made are difficult.
High professional standards are maintained because their future work relies upon referrals and a successful track record.
They therefore have a stake in the success of the assignments that they undertake. This contrasts favourably with other ‘temporary workers’ who may also be seeking ‘permanent employment’ or simply motivated by a day rate or extending their tenure.