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Interim Management

Temporary talent can be your bridge to success

During times of change, interim managers serve as the ideal solution for any company. They effectively bridge vacancies, provide assistance with projects, restructuring, and the implementation of new processes and technologies.

At our recruitment consultancy, we specialize in connecting businesses with highly skilled interim specialists across a range of industries. Whether it's in Banking & Financial Services, Finance & Accounting, General Management, HR, IT, Restructuring, Outsourcing & Strategical Projects, Sales & Marketing, or Supply Chain Management, we have you covered. Rest assured that our extensive international network of experienced interim managers is well-equipped to tackle your organization's entrepreneurial challenges.

When are interim managers beneficial for your company?

Interim experts are in demand like never before. More and more organizations are recognizing the significant impact they can achieve with the help of interim professionals at relatively low costs. These experts can be of great tactical importance for your company and are therefore seen not just as a short-term solution, but rather as a strategic deployment of external expertise on a flexible basis.

Our interim-service for you

Our goal is to provide customized management solutions that are tailored to the needs of companies and interim managers. We work closely with you to understand your biggest challenges and goals while helping our freelancers to implement their desired projects.

Our services include:

  • Needs analysis & goal setting
  • Market analysis
  • Customized management solutions
  • Continuous support during the interim project

Contact one of our experts today to learn more about our interim service and optimize your business goals.

European Interim Management Study 2023

Download our European Interim Management Study 2023 and learn more about:

  • Gain insights into the latest daily rates for 2023.
  • Discover the most in-demand positions and industries for interim managers.
  • Learn how interim managers can create value for your company in challenging times.
  • Our study is based on experiences from Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Spain.

Advantages of using interim managers:

1. Rapid Onboarding

An interim professional can quickly familiarize themselves with a new organization and delve into complex subjects within a short period of time, thereby providing immediate value. This means that your company can benefit from the experience and skills of the interim professional right from the start.

2. Versatility

Interim professionals provide your company with the versatility you need to respond to varying business requirements. For instance, they can be hired for a limited period to carry out a specific project or to fill in for a manager who is on holiday or on parental leave.

3. Expertise

Interim professionals often possess specialized skills that a company requires but may not have internally. They can, for example, assist with the implementation of new technologies or support your company in complying with compliance standards.

4. Objective perspective

Interim professionals come from outside the organization and can therefore provide an objective viewpoint on your company's business processes and practices. They are able to identify processes and streamline them for greater efficiency.

5. Knowledge sharing

An interim professional can transfer their knowledge and experience to internal employees. This ensures that your company continues to benefit from their expertise even after the interim manager departs.

Your Interim Management Specialists

Thomas Hoffmann

Thomas Hoffmann

Senior Director North, Hamburg

Thomas, Senior Director North with a business law degree and 15+ years of experience in recruitment, manages Hamburg and Berlin offices.

Fabian Menzel

Fabian Menzel

Interim Management, Berlin

With more than 11 years of experience in recruitment services, Fabian manages Finance and HR positions on an interim basis in the greater Berlin area.

Stephan Bart

Stephan Bart

Interim Management, Frankfurt

Stephan has been placing highly qualified freelance specialists as well as sales & digital marketing experts on a permanent basis since 2014.

Thomas Krentscher

Thomas Krentscher

Interim Management, Düsseldorf

In 2012, Thomas confidently transitioned from the banking industry to interim management consulting and is now leading the interim team in Düsseldorf.

Frequently asked questions about interim management

  • How do you ensure the quality of the interim managers you provide?
    We have established close collaborations with many of our interim managers for several years and have received very positive feedback from our clients. Additionally, we conduct a thorough selection process to ensure that we provide highly qualified interim managers with proven experience and a successful track record in their respective fields. Furthermore, we offer ongoing support and monitoring throughout the entire project duration to ensure that expectations are met.
  • How long does it take to find a suitable interim manager for my company?
    The duration depends on the specific requirements of your project and the availability of qualified candidates. However, we strive to make the process as efficient as possible and aim to provide you with qualified interim managers within a short period of time, typically a few days to weeks.
  • What are the advantages of working with Robert Walters compared to independently searching for interim managers?
    By working with Robert Walters, you benefit from our access to a wide pool of top talent, our international reach, and our proven selection process. We handle the entire recruitment process, allowing you to focus on your core business while we take care of searching and selecting the best interim managers for you.
  • Are there concerns regarding competition with internal executives?
    Interim managers do not pose competition for internal executives. They are brought in on a temporary basis to address specific challenges or implement projects, thereby complementing the existing team.
  • What added value does external input provide for my company?
    Interim managers bring valuable external input to the table. With their diverse experiences and expertise, they contribute to bringing in new perspectives and developing innovative solutions. Additionally, they can have positive effects on internal talent development and the overall organization.
  • Why should I choose interim management?
    Interim management allows you to respond quickly and flexibly to your current needs. It enables you to effectively address staffing shortages, whether internally or externally driven, without having to go through lengthy hiring processes.

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Laura worked at Robert Walters as a recruitment consultant and valued the strong relationships the company builds and maintains with clients, candidates and former colleagues.


Johann was employed in purchasing and logistics for 18 years and found his way into the flexible and rewarding interim business with the help of Robert Walters. 


Marzanne first came into contact with Robert Walters in Cape Town, and kept in touch her entire career. Today she is Global Head of HR and is supported by us in international recruiting.