As Interim Manager one of my strengths is rapidly understanding the ins-and-outs of a new field. Of course I need to have concrete, industry-specific knowledge which I acquire by means of targeted talks with the specialists.
The answer depends on the task. At times companies are faced with the relatively simple problem of overcoming a staff shortage that last only three to six months. On the other hand, some crises and change management assignments take anywhere from six to twelve months.
Companies that have already made use of my services are known for booking me for follow-up projects lasting only a few weeks.
My career has given me extensive, long-term experience in China, Taiwan, India, Korea and Malaysia, and I know the unique problems and issues associated with the Purchasing and Quality fields. In the function Interim Purchasing Manager I am specialized in Asia-based suppliers. My performance portfolio covers numerous on-site supplier audits, quality checks and purchasing negotiations.