Interim Project Manager


A large international company, with an existing company in the UK, was in the final stages of acquiring another business. This required the disposal of one of the acquisition’s divisions, and the relocation of the other divisions and selected staff to the parent company’s existing facilities.

The situation was difficult, with low morale and likely resentment over the takeover. The existing company had no senior staff available with the necessary experience of such an acquisition or integration, and were concerned that there would be no senior management on site during the integration process.

Alium secured the services of a senior interim management executive to fulfil this role. This required: the development and ultimately, the successful implementation of a project plan for the integration, including timeline and budgets, the identification and retention of key members of the central staff, the sale and divestment of one of the two companies, the relocation of the remaining company and selected staff to new offices, the development of relocation and redundancy packages, disposal of vacated buildings, integration and induction of relocated staff and hiring of interim staff to fill temporary resource gaps.

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