interim management

Jonathan Lee Interim Management successfully places interim managers across a broad range of industrial sectors and management disciplines, helping clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced managers. 

We have developed a readily available portfolio of specialist interim managers covering a wide range of disciplines. Many of these are industry leading experts who can deliver exceptional results from day one and continue to deliver over the duration of the assignment until they exit the business. The results achieved often allow businesses to reap benefits long after their departure.

Corporate member of the REC.  Please contact Simon Roberts to discuss your interim requirements.

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Interim Management


the right experience when you need it most

Working closely with our industry focused teams and Jonathan Lee Search and Selection for executive recruitment, we’re uniquely equipped to provide your business with the right expertise when you need it most. 

Our Interim Managers are catalysts for change and will typically be involved in a range of interventions that could include:

  • Change Management
  • Improvement & Efficiency
  • Turnaround Specialists
  • Consultancy, Advice & Implementation
  • Business Divestiture & Integration
  • Due Diligence
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Short Term Cover
  • Transition Management
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Programme & Project Management

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Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager Salary: Circa £55k + full benefits package Location: Gloucester An experienced supply chain and supplier relationship specialist is required for this bespoke manufacturing company that produces unique high value items of exceptional quality and value. The business has built its reputation by using only the finest quality materials that are sourced worldwide. To further develop its products the company will need to source new materials and suppliers and further develop its relationship with current key strategic suppliers. To achieve this critical business objective, you will have a track record that clearly demonstrates and ability to build robust working relationships and collaborative partnerships. This is a new position within the business that will require a resilient and tenacious approach but represents a great opportunity to create a professional and highly effective supply chain management function. To be considered for this Supply Chain Manager position you must have or be: Held a Supplier Relationship Manager or Supply Chain Manager position working within a low volume/high value, project-based, multi-material, manufacturing environment. Excellent supplier development experience with a thorough understanding of value/cost and able to negotiate the very best commercial terms. Established KPIs and SLAs that actively promote collaboration and support supplier relationships. A good understanding of lean manufacturing and lean supply chain methodologies that will ensure QCD are achieved. A degree in a relevant engineering, manufacturing or purchasing discipline ideally supported by professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). A real passion for building relationships with the ability to influence and negotiate sound contractual agreements that secure the highest levels of service, quality, cost & supply. A confident and professional approach, a strong communicator with a real eye for detail that is supported by excellent analytical and reporting skills. A team player, self-directed, who will make things happen with strong influencing skills, with the ability to bring people on the journey, create understanding and desire to change. This will be a challenging and interesting position that presents a unique opportunity to work with a range of diverse material and service suppliers on a truly global basis. You must have the flexibility to travel internationally with the drive and tenacity to develop an efficient and effective supply chain function from first principles on your own. At present it is likely that you are working as a Supply Chain or Client Relationship Manager and looking for a role that has both challenge and variety.

Permanent / Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Building Services Engineer

Building Services Engineer/Snr Engineer. Salary up to £50,000 (DoE) + car allowance & pension Location: Birmingham A Building Services Engineer is required for this established firm of Consulting Forensic Engineers they offer a worldwide service in all technical aspects of legal, insurance and commercial investigations. With a long history they are market leaders in this highly specialised field. As part of an ongoing expansion and succession plan, the business is now looking to recruit an experienced Building Services Engineer to cater for a wide range building services and related electrical work. As a Building Services Engineer you will be given full training that will enable you to investigate serious incidents that require forensic analysis. This information will be used to provide expert witness reports concerning a wide range of incidents, accidents and disputes. To be considered for this interesting Building Services Engineer role you will ideally be qualified to degree level in a related discipline and have or be working towards membership of an appropriate professional body (CIBSE, CIOB, IMechE, IET, IOSH, IAM, BIFM). At least 5 years practical experience post qualification in building services or closely related disciplines such as construction, facilities management or asset management will be required. A working knowledge and understanding of the following building services would be useful: Acoustics Health & Safety Heating Fire Safety Systems Lifts & Escalators Lighting Power & Supply (Electricity, Gas, Water) Security You may also have specialist knowledge within: Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Heating, ventilation, refrigeration & air conditioning Lighting Façade Engineering Energy As a well-qualified Building Services professional, you will have a working history that demonstrates continued professional development. It is essential that you can explain and present technical information and concepts in a format that is easy to understand. As such you must have excellent report writing and presentation skills, full training (legal and expert witness) will be given. Based on success promotion to Partner level is realistic and will be actively encouraged.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Asset Manager Offshore Power Transmission

Asset Manager - Offshore Power Transmission - Central London Salary circa £62,000 (doe) + bonus and benefits Are you a Chartered Electrical Engineer with experience of power transmission projects and associated equipment assets? As a valued member of a small but highly effective team you will play an active part in the day to day management of an impressive asset portfolio and ensure business objectives are achieved. This will be an interesting and wide-ranging opportunity that will require significant industry, engineering and commercial knowledge. In addition, you will assist in the development of new tenders and due diligence activities related to new investment. As Asset Manager you will have regulatory, engineering, and asset management experience and have shared responsibility for the life cycle management of the company's extensive transmission assets. This business specialises in undersea electricity power transmission and is highly successful with an excellent reputation. The role of Asset Manager will require: An electrical engineering degree Membership of a recognised professional body ideally the IET Working towards or hold full Chartered Engineer status Knowledge and experience of power transmission assets and business issues that can impact their effectiveness An understanding of condition monitoring, asset databases and reporting systems A strong understanding of Electricity regulations and standards You will join a small but highly professional technical team and work closely with the Technical Director and Senior Asset Manager. This is a very successful operation that has demonstrated a capability for managing high value offshore transmission assets. This will be a rewarding and challenging position that will present interesting work and a unique opportunity to learn from industry professionals.

Permanent / London, England


don't take our word for it...

  • I would like to say it has been a pleasure working with Jonathan Lee and the support I have received from the team has been excellent. Thank you all and I hope we can do business again in the future.

    Kevin Hills

  • You gave me a real insight into the company, the culture of all the personnel I was due to meet / be interviewed by, and tremendous real assistance in preparation for the interviews. The information that you gave me of the company was accurate and helped me make an impression, and you have a very pleasant demeanor and were very easy to speak to and deal with. Therefore, thank you for your help, it has been a real positive outcome for me.

    James Davies

    Maintenance Manager
  • I have been working with Jonathan Lee now for about a year, and in that time, my experience has been overwhelmingly positive. They are quick and efficient dealing with queries, diligent in making sure that paperwork is up to date and always prompt in processing invoices! In short, I would have no hesitation in recommending Jonathan Lee to any client, contractor, or interim manager who is looking for a top-quality partner in the recruitment marketplace.

    Fiona Humphries

    Director and Lead Consultant
  • The communication, professionalism and competence of Jonathan Lee Interim Management staff has been exemplary in all respects. Their starting point is to gain a clear understanding of customer wants and needs, matching the correct candidates with proven capabilities, abilities and track records who can deliver speedy and effective solutions to clients’ challenges. Having first-hand experience of both the recruitment and interim services I can highly recommend Jonathan Lee Recruitment for the provision and execution of your recruitment solutions.

    R Cowley

    Interim Manager
  • I'd like to highly recommend Jonathan Lee Interim Recruitment for their professionalism and tenacity. Whilst an initial opportunity did not translate into an assignment, Jonathan Lee Recruitment kept in contact were aware of my competencies and strengths and when another suitable opportunity came up in a different sector they were able t identify an ideal 'fit' and put me forward for the assignment - which I was subsequently awarded.

    D Gibbs

    Interim Manager
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