Interim Management

Interim Management

Reach further with interim management

We help you find the most suitable resources for your needs. Being the largest center of excellence for interim in Operations, no other party has a greater Reach in the Nordics.

  • The leading network of interim operations management, change management and subject matter expert professionals in the Nordics, with over 2000 fully vetted interim professionals having passed Reach’s narrow quality assurance process
  • Interim professionals have deep expertise in operations management, change management or subject matter expertize in areas such as supply chain, lean, maintenance, quality, digital, automation and industry knowledge
  • Reach is a center of excellence for operations and change management. Through our focus on our expertise we are able to offer unparalleled quality and speed of service to our clients and interim professionals ensuring better matches with higher impact

 

Our Interim Professionals

Reach provides four types of Interim Professionals.

Interim manager

Skilled leaders with enough experience to hit the ground running in the role you need to cover for a leaving leader or provide additional capacity during an intense period. We provide you with an interim manager that knows your industry and has done the role before, securing a smooth transition to your permanent solution or providing instant capacity.

Typical interim roles includes interim COO, plant managers and managers/directors in Operations, Production, Quality, Maintenance, Supply chain, Warehouse/Logistics, Purchasing/Procurement, R&D and supplier quality assurance.

Strategy consultant

Former management consultants creating or implementing strategies. Our consultants has a background from management consulting companies (McKinsey, Bain, BCG, Accenture etc) and/or internal consulting teams from renowned companies in your sector with successful internal consulting programs (e.g., Toyota, Scania, IKEA etc).

Typical assignments include helping you identify the financial or operational potential in your business, creating a strategy and roadmap to capture improvements and leading the transformation program to realize the needed improvements.

Implementation consultant

Implementation consultants are experienced change leaders with extraordinary ability and track record to engage your organization and implement strategies, usually combined with having a functional spike in the areas of focus. Where the strategy consultants usually work in shorter projects defining the way forward, the implementation consultants works for a longer duration in your organization ensuring you hit targets in a sustainable way.

Typical assignments include leading workstreams in transformation programs, leading the PMO, project leading the development of new factories or production lines or drive selected improvement initiatives in quality, maintenance, supply chain or digital.

Subject matter expert

Subject matter experts have deep domain expertise in functional fields such as supply chain, lean, quality, automation, digital or industry expertise.

Securing outstanding quality

We ensure you are working with the best interim professionals through our stringent process of securing quality.

  • Screening. Reach continuously screens CVs sent from spontaneous applications and candidates found during our daily searches to extend our network and find specific professionals for our clients. Our search team is fully deployed to search, manage and monitor the Nordic operations interim market.
  • Interview. Candidates passing our screening process are interviewed by experienced management consultants, functional experts and executive search professionals ensuring we evaluate the specific abilities and capabilities of each interim professional.
  • Case. Where needed to fully evaluate an interim professional we select and use tailored cases from our large library of cases exercises designed to evaluate specific capabilities.
  • Reference. We use both formal and informal references for our interim professionals. Being a center of excellence, our network is often connected with the new interim professionals giving us an additional dimension for referral. In fact, many of the interim professionals entering our network is referred by people already in our network.
  • On the Job. We continuously evaluate the performance of our Interim Professionals together with themselves and our clients helping us better understand what assignments are right for them. With our own background as operations and change leaders we have actually worked together with more than a third of the interim professionals we place.