Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

  • What is this website for? is a platform for Interim Managers and businesses to connect and find opportunities for collaboration. Simply put – it helps Interim Managers to find assignments, and businesses to find Interim Managers

  • How much does it cost?
    To view our different subscription plans, please click here

  • How can I pay for my subscription?
    Once you’ve created a profile and selected a subscription plan, you will be redirected to the Payment page. accepts payments by all major credit cards.

  • How can I end my subscription?
    If you want to end your subscription, click here to fill out our contact form.

For Interim Managers

  • I’m an Interim Manager. How can I find assignments from this site? is a platform for Interim Managers and businesses to connect and find opportunities for collaboration. Simply put – it helps Interim Managers to find assignments, and businesses to find Interim Managers

  • How do I send my profile to a company?
    When you have found an interesting assignment, simply click “Send profile” and fill out the information requested. Your profile will be sent to the business directly so they can contact you. In order to be able to send profiles you need a Premium or Premium Plus subscription.

  • How do I increase my visibility and chances of being selected by companies?
    When subscribing to the Premium Plus plan, your profile will be shown at the top of search results in the category/ies you specialise in. The Premium Plus plan also enables you to have your profile featured on our home page for 30 days!

  • Why should I be an Interim Manager?
    To see the benefits of being an Interim Manager, see our news article here.

  • What is the employment status of an Interim Manager?
    Generally an Interim Manager has his own company and will be employed as a contractor or a consultant, however this is not always the case. The employment relationship will be mutually agreed between the Interim Manager and the company he or she is supporting.

  • How long does an interim assignment last?
    While interim assignments can be as short as several months, the average assignment lasts between 8 and 9 months. Almost 15% of executives report that positions run two years or longer.

  • How many interim assignments can I do?
    Most Interim Managers will purse several assignments. It’s become a career calling. Interim executives intentionally take on one assignment after another to make a positive impact.

  • Are there age limits for an Interim Manager?
    The majority of Interim Managers have 10 to 20 years of executive-level experience.
    It would be rare to see someone straight out of school or at the start of their career in interim management given the carefully honed skillset needed to grow, pivot, or turnaround a company. In fact, nearly 90% are over age 50, and fewer than 1% are under 40 years old.

  • Has interim management stopped during the pandemic?
    In fact no. There is more demand that usual now because of situations arising from COVID-19. Interim Managers who are in locations where travel restrictions are in place are extremely valuable and in demand.

For businesses

  • Our company has an assignment that requires an Interim Manager. How do we post it on your website?
    You should register as a business which will then give you the opportunity to post the details of your assignment, and allow to you browse the profiles of available Interim Managers.

  • How do I search for Interim Managers?
    Click "search" in the menu and view available Interim Managers. Or via the dashboard.

  • How do I contact Interim Managers?
    Once you have identified the Interim Manager(s) you would like to connect with, click the "Send message" button on their profile to contact them directly.

  • What is the difference between Interim Management and Temporary Contracts?
    To see difference between Interim Management and temporary or contract employment click here

  • What is the difference between Interim and Acting?
    Interim Managers may be assigned a specific goal or project to execute within their specific time frame, while acting managers simply must maintain the status quo of the workplace until the actual manager returns.

  • How should I structure an interim assignment?
    When engaging an Interim Manager you should present clearly your objectives. What outcome are you looking for? What is your measure of success?
    Be honest about the current state of your business. Interim Managers thrive on challenge. Provide as much insight into your business as you can to make the most out of the time your Interim Manager spends at your business.
    Give the Interim Manager the tools, authority and resources to be able to do his job.

  • What can I expect from an Interim Manager?
    • An Interim Manager will get started quickly, and establish the goals of the assignment.
    • The Interim Manager’s job is to determine how best to approach the assignment, s/he only needs sufficient authority to be able to execute the tasks.
    • Interim assignments work best when Clients and Interim Manager communicate regularly and effectively.
    • Interim Managers will assume a management role, taking charge and not simply be having like a consultant or contractor. S/he should be given direct management authority.
    • The Interim Manager will need budgetary control in order to operate effectively, this not only allows resources to be acquired but also demonstrates that S/he has the confidence of management.

About Interim Managers

What do Interim Managers do?

Interim Managers bring well-qualified skills and expertise to bear at short notice, without the overheads and shackles associated with employment. They consult, plan, advise, implement, and embed the lessons, then exit, handling a range of key strategic and tactical interventions. As businesses in their own right, they offer independent expertise, free of company politics, and take responsibility for delivering results, not just offering advice.
(Source: Institute of Interim Management)

What roles do Interim Managers fill

Interim Managers fill a wide variety of senior roles, often acting as:

  • transition leaders
  • change agents
  • turnaround and efficiency specialists
  • solution providers
  • fire-fighters and
  • trouble-shooters

What are the advantages of Interim Managers?

Interim Managers are external to the organisation and can thus be objective and impartial. Interim Managers are expected to rapidly assess the situation, formulate a plan and then execute it effectively.

What kind of companies would benefit from using Interim Managers?

All companies that need to manage issues outside their current capacity or their capabilities should consider an Interim Manager. Demand for Interim Managers is coming from virtually all sectors and is increasing.

What skill sets does an Interim Manager bring?

The ‘hallmarks’ which differentiate professional Interim Managers are:

  • High-impact
  • Independent
  • Professional
  • Senior
  • Transformational
  • Wide expertise
  • Time focused

What are the qualities of a successful Interim Manager?

Successful Interim Managers are:

  • Perceptive. Interim Managers have the experience to identify problems and to take up their position within the organisation quickly.
  • Specialist. Interim Managers are very experienced and able to tackle complex issues with authority.
  • Non threatening. Coming from outside the organisation, Interim Managers are neutral and unswayed by company politics.
  • Practical. Interim Managers are used to getting involved in the detail of an operation.
  • Quick to start. Interim Managers are available at short notice and will provide significant outcomes within the agreed timescale.