Specialists in Interim Executive Management
Interim Executive Management
Brooklands Executives provides a comprehensive range of talent management services When a FTSE 50 retailer Interim Executive Management involves sourcing a highly skilled professional for
needed a number of a short-term assignment focused on a specific task or project. As well as being
to public, private and not-for-profit organisations around the world. interim executives to available to start an assignment immediately, an Interim Executive must have the
transform their IT skills and expertise to complete the project on deadline, without needing to learn
strategy they turned on the job.
Our services are designed to maximise the skills, capabilities and potential of senior
teams who develop, implement or are influenced by strategy. Interim Executives are focused on action, implementation and delivery. They have
Our team of 3 interim
executives worked a higher capability than contractors. They are generally much less expensive than
We have two specialist practices: internationally to complete consultants.
mission-critical projects and
deliver multi-million pound The use of Interim Executives is growing in the UK at about 25% a year – a
• Interim Executive Management. Considered to be one of the top providers of Interim cost savings. phenomenal rate. This indicates that many organisations are so impressed by their
Executives, we have a portfolio of over 5,000 interim professionals from across all first Interim Executive, that they build Interim Executive Management into their
on-going resourcing strategy.
sectors, disciplines and areas of expertise. Our Interim Executives work on national
and international assignments for a variety of public and private sector clients.
• Executive Search. We’ve developed a search process that saves 75% of clients’ Our services
interviewing time through the innovative use of CD Rom technology. Our fixed-fee
pricing and value-added services have helped us achieve a very strong presence in A Midlands based Brooklands Executives has extensive experience of supplying Interim Executives –
wholesaler was struggling in fact we’re considered to be one of the UK’s top providers. We supply Interim
many sectors. to claw back to break Executives for positions where a permanent salary would be in the range
even and then reach between £50,000 - £250,000, for roles including senior line executives, heads
Brooklands Executives helps people fulfil their potential, and assists organisations of department, heads of function, directors of subsidiary boards of major PLCs,
in achieving their commercial and strategic goals. Our chosen Interim Executive and main board directors.
was key to reducing
inventory, improving cash We can supply candidates extremely fast – usually within just five days of taking
We don’t just listen, we take the time to ensure we understand. control, negotiating better your brief. But this is no ‘body shop’ – we will have met them for face-to-face
procurement deals and evaluation against your specification.
establishing viable pricing
policies. Delivered on time Candidates are drawn from our extensive talent bank, which currently comprises
Other Brooklands Executives group businesses: in just 3 months. over 5,000 professionals with experience in all the core business functions
including HR, Finance, IT, Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing, Sales & Marketing,
Manufacturing Management and General Management. Many of our Interim
Executives also have extensive change management, project management and
corporate turnaround experience.
www.careernavigation.com www.anabolconsulting.com www.ablegaterecruitment.com Our talent bank includes people with expertise gained in sectors including
Financial Services, Utilities, Manufacturing, IT, Distribution, Government and
Higher Education… in fact there’s no sector that we cannot cover.
The Brooklands’ difference The process
The Board of an Quality – We are not a ‘body shop’ agency. You will only meet candidates we have One of the Top 3 UK High Our streamlined process is designed to provide a suitable Interim Executive within
international company already interviewed face-to-face and evaluated against your specific assignment Street bank operators just five days of your brief. To achieve this and ensure the highest standards are
became concerned about specification. needed a 'right hand met, we:
their personal liabilities man' to work alongside
and negative PR, Speed – Nothing stands in the way of meeting your brief – we’ll work weekends the divisional CEO • take a face-to-face brief within 24 hours of your call
following a number of and bank holidays if necessary, and yet never compromise the quality of our developing strategy • provide a written brief confirming our understanding of your needs within the
health and safety scares. rigorous business processes. and a 3 year plan. next 24 hours
Brooklands identified three The Brooklands 'right • supply a short-list of three qualified candidates, with CVs, psychometric profiles
highly suitable and Contact – We hold at least three face-to-face meetings to ensure we fully hand man' was a top class and additional candidate information, at least two days before you meet them
professionally qualified understand and meet your needs – one to take the brief, one in the middle of the female interim executive • attend a review meeting immediately after you meet the candidates to discuss
Interim H&S Managers within assignment and a client satisfaction review at the end. And we’re always available who proved to be an your decision and agree next steps.
3 days of the initial client by phone or for additional meetings when required. indispensable resource.
meeting. The objective was
to develop an effective Innovation – We’re always trying to enhance the client experience. For example
strategy and implement we are the only provider to automatically provide a psychometric profile for every
procedures to minimise candidate we introduce. When would an Interim Executive be
incidents and professionally
manage the few that Control – We stay closely involved in assignments throughout their lifecycle,
right for you?
occurred subsequently. monitoring progress to ensure your objectives are met.
Pest control is not a Project Work – most Interim Executive Management assignments involve working
Logistics – Our unique concierge service is on-hand to help you and your new fashionable sector - on a specific project, enabling you to benefit from external expertise in times of
Interim Executive organise the logistics of an assignment, including travel and but it is a major business. change or to fulfil an important project without a long-term resource commitment.
accommodation arrangements. Market leadership creates
The Dominican Republic's it's own challenges Locum Assignments – to cover maternity leave, sabbaticals and sickness leave,
power generator needed Integrity – We’ll never supply a ‘space filler’ - we ensure you have the best and we were asked to or as a caretaker until a permanent member of staff is recruited.
a Spanish speaking possible choice of quality candidates, but in the unlikely event that we have only find a dynamic Sales
COO to resolve critical & Marketing Director to Change & Crisis Management – for example, to cover when an executive leaves
one suitable manager for your assignment, we’ll only introduce you to that person
issues and carry out a reform and update sales suddenly or to adapt your business in the short term to meet the needs of a key
to avoid wasting anyone’s time.
turnaround audit. operations and strategic client.
Within 3 months our man International – We resource international assignments and have many multilingual
Mergers, Acquisitions & Disposals – an experienced Interim Executive can
assigned to the role had Interim Executives with international experience. Just 5 days later Brooklands
had 3 highly capable implement strategies to optimise synergies, strengthen your business and
produced all the information
executives on-site for manage disaggregation.
required by the major
US shareholders. selection.
Coaching & Mentoring – many of our Interim Executives are ideally suited to
developing promising executives who are being groomed for promotion.
When you have not got enough executives or the right skill sets in your existing
team for a particular project, Brooklands is here to help – quickly and efficiently.
One of the oldest UK What qualifies people to be in the Brooklands’ talent bank?
‘I was really impressed, particularly with Brooklands’ speed of
mutual societies needed All our Interim Executives have worked for large organisations, usually Top 200 UK response, attention to detail and personal involvement at MD Level.’
an interim finance companies, and offer proven capability and experience without needing to learn on
executive with credit the job. Their references are updated after every new assignment and we provide Don Fairley - Managing Director, Quantum Partnership Ltd
card services expertise psychometric profiles developed by our business psychologist.
Brooklands provided a
choice of 3 qualified interim ‘Communications are excellent within all areas of Brooklands.
executives in just 5 days and What kinds of people choose to be Interim Executives?
the assignment completed People who enjoy the variety of working on several different assignments each By far the best firm dealing with Interim Managers.’
in 6 months year and like the freedom to focus on the project in-hand while remaining
Glen Matthews - Interim Executive of many year`s standing
detached from corporate politics. Some are also attracted to the flexibility and
opportunities for achieving a good work/life balance.
A North West based ‘I am not used to this level of efficiency from any of the other
manufacturer needed to What makes a good Interim Executive?
become Sarbanes Oxley Typically they will have at least 15 or more years commercial experience.
interim providers and I have worked with all the big ones.’
compliant quickly. Adaptability, flexibility, self-motivation and the ability to manage their own Carole Harden - HR Director
The Brooklands professional learning. Interim Executives need to be willing to work full or part-time, and away
interim executive assigned from home if necessary. They must also be willing to accept tasks beneath their
to the task had relevant capability ceiling, as this often enables them to deliver projects fast, act as mentors
experience and expertise, so and share the knowledge they’ve previously gained.
the assignment completed
on time and compliant.
What locations do your Interim Executives cover?
We have many people with international experience and language skills, and
can supply Interim Executives for any location. Most people in our talent bank are People
The country's largest DIY willing to relocate at short notice.
retailer needed a logistics
expert to establish Passion
home delivery services
for internet retailing.
Brooklands' interim executive Performance
was hand picked and on site
within 6 days and 4 months
later the assignment was
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