Interim Management is a management resource and skill provided on a temporary basis. Short term positions are referred to as assignments and can vary in length depending on the requirements. The demand for the provision of good Interim Services is high with experienced managers that can hit the ground running without long term obligation and this is where interim managers excel. Areas that interim managers are used are within strategic reorganisation or restructuring, turnaround situations and leadership of programmes, programme and project management and mergers and acquisitions. Interim Management has been effectively implemented in a variety of job functions in organisations spanning many sectors. The benefits are: Speed, Expertise, Objectivity, Flexibility and ROI.
Business Support Services
Procurement and Budget Management
Many modern companies provide in house procurement and budget management which is all well and good if your company has the resources and the time. Procurement and budget management are key elements to the success of any project whether it is a small in house projects or larger projects that emcompass a number of other contractors.
Effective Project/Document control is key to a successful project. It is about ensuring that all project or business documents and processes adhere to business, contractual, safety and regulatory rules and is the most crucial element of ensuring successful outcome of any project. Project/Document control is about the process and is not to be confused with document management which is the creating, reviewing, storing and publishing of documents. The success of any project is creating an environment of transparency and visibility so that construction management can track thousands of project related documents and ensuring the all regulatory requirements are met, manage risk and ensure that the eventual project handover is successful.
Compliance is the ability to act according to a request, order or set of rules. Compliance is around working with management and staff to identify and manage potential regulatory risk. The objective is to ensure that an organisation has systems in place to control and manage and measure risks faced and look at effective support processes to allow an organisation to comply with relevent laws, regulations and internal procedures.
Key functions of Compliance
- Identify risks that an organisation faces and advise accordingly
- Design and implement controls to protect an organisation from the identified risks
- Monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of controls in the management of identified risks
- Resolution of any compliance difficulties
- Advise on any business rules and controls