The growing demand for senior interim managers isn’t surprising. After all there are so many tremendous advantages to using them:
Focused expertise: get someone with a proven track record of what you need to achieve
There when needed: Interim managers are available immediately whereas a permanent employee, by the time they have served their notice period, may take many months to be up and running.
Quick results: a typical interim contract lasts 6-9 months so these managers are seriously adept to walking into challenging situations
Value for money: Often, interim managers are over-qualified for each assignment, providing an organisation with access to experience and talent which it couldn’t afford on a permanent basis, and the short-term will deliver incredible value.
Ideal in times of change: you want to be able to quickly respond to opportunities and take big decisions, fast. With their ability to inject experience as and when it’s needed, interim managers are ideal.
“I have been associated with Norrie and the NJR team over an extended number of years, companies and geographies. Whether you need a specialist functional executive or a managing director for a short term turnaround I would recommend you give Norrie a call. He and his team have consistently delivered great people and been responsive to my geographic, technical and project specific needs. Good and straightforward people to do business with.”
Terry Scuoler, CBE Former Chief Executive EEF
“It has been a pleasure to work with Norrie Johnston and his team. As ever they have demonstrated great professionalism in all aspects of client search, recruitment and placement. The individual service to clients and candidates, alike, is a hall mark of their desire and success in engendering confidence, adding value and saving time to what can be a long drawn out process of finding suitable candidates and assisting with career transitioning.”
Chris Rickard, Group Finance Director / The Weir Group
“Norrie’s firm always provides top quality candidates, often at short notice, in a very professional and client- focused manner. He is a pleasure to work with.”
Stuart Brocklehurst, Chief Executive / Applegate Marketplace Ltd
“NJR have been outstanding. They truly went the extra mile to assemble a shortlist at short notice, working weekends to interview candidates speedily and arrange meetings on a Sunday. The resultant shortlist was of exceptional quality, any one of the five would have been appointable into the role. I would use NJR again without hesitation.”
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Meet Our Team of Interim Search Specialists
Norrie Johnston, Chairman
One of the UK’s leading interim recruitment authorities and an industrial specialist, Norrie has found senior interim executives for an array of international businesses. Norrie knows what it is like to be both client side and an interim. Before setting up his first recruitment agency in 2000 he worked as an interim sales and marketing director for global engineering, technology and industrial businesses, such as IBM, IMI, Tunstall and Westinghouse.
Graham understands what it takes for major organisations to maximise and manage their people, especially during times of business transformation and change. Before joining NJR, Graham was a senior partner at KPMG for 14 years. During this time he built its IT consulting business to a £50m turnover operation, employing 500 people, as well as launching the Firm’s internet operation, Metrius Europe, and overseeing the growth of the business in the Asia Pacific marketing. Graham has successfully found talent for the likes of: KPMG & Veon.