Interim managers for the Public Sector

We provide interim managers for all divisions of the Public Sector, including central government, local government, Health, NDPBs, Public Corporations and Tier One suppliers. Our extensive network of interim managers cover all job functions including HR, Finance, IT and project management. All our Public Sector interim managers have the executive experience and government know-how that their roles will require.

Fast and efficient response

We appreciate that a speedy response is crucial for an urgent requirement. We are focused on providing the most suitable interim manager for roles in the Public Sector, working to your timescales. To deliver you with the right resource within days, we ensure that:

  • All enquiries will be handled in the strictest confidence
  • Each role is managed directly by one of our dedicated Public Sector interim consultants
  • We take a detailed brief from you to understand the objectives you need the interim to meet
  • We select the most suitable individuals for your business from our pool of 6,000 executives
  • Our interim managers are all pre-screened and have been interviewed by our consultants before being shortlisted for a role
  • Our shortlist of immediately available interim managers can be with you in 24 hours

Finding the right interim manager

It is vitally important that interim managers for the Public Sector understand the needs and challenges faced by today's organisations. We therefore appreciate the political dynamics that successful delivery requires and also the cultural aspects of working in different areas of government and associated companies. By applying our detailed approach to understanding your resource requirements, the interim manager we provide will have all the expertise and skills provided to successfully fulfil the role.

In addition to their capability in the Public Sector, the majority of interim managers we provide to government bodies will also have experience in the private sector, providing further insight and added value to their role. Whether you need to drive performance, introduce a more commercial approach or ensure completion of a key project, an interim manager can be a real investment.

What is the cost of hiring an interim manager?

Costs for interim management services will vary depending upon the seniority of the role and the complexity of the assignment. Interim management fees are charged on a daily rate basis and include our fees. The cost of bringing an interim on board to your business ranges from £600 to £1,500+ per day and all daily rate fees exclude usual business expenses and VAT.

Call us to discuss your interim management requirements

If you have an immediate need for an interim manager or would like to find out more about this flexible resource, please call our Head of Public Sector Practice Mike Hollin on 020 7398 7513 or email [email protected].

All enquiries will be handled in the strictest confidence.


"Alium made the process of sourcing the best candidate a very quick and efficient one. From identifying the person that we wanted, to placing them in the role took no more than two to three weeks. The whole process was remarkably straightforward, emails and phone calls are turned around quickly and any issues dealt with promptly."
Former Senior Director of HR Services,
Home Office


"Getting the right interim is vital from all perspectives. Alium has a very good reputation in the top end of the interim market and in central government, and provides a wide range of candidates in finance, HR and many in IT."
Former Head of Resources,
Essex County Council