Interim CTO

Case-Study_Interim-CTOThe client:

We were approached by a multinational business to recruit an interim Chief Technology Officer for one of their major projects. We had an extremely limited timeframe to turn a shortlist around as the need was urgent.

The brief:

Our client had independently recruited a permanent Chief Technology Officer who had quickly exited the business leaving our client with an immediate leadership and project management vacuum. The CTO was to be responsible for developing IT and technology strategy and implementing the IT infrastructure for a new and high profile contract our client had won. It was a demanding brief requiring the interim to not only bring immediate leadership and strategic input but also to get the project back on track. The interim was also required to recruit a number of permanent new hires to the new team.

Watermark’s solution:

We produced a shortlist of three potential interim managers, a mixture of local and interstate options with the relevant combination of strategic vision and leadership but also the ability to get ‘hands on’ with the project. After two quick rounds of interviews the interim was appointed and started virtually the next day.

The outcome:

The project is now back on track, the recruitment of the new team and a successor to the interim manager is complete. For more information, contact Danny Hodgson on +61 2 9233 1200 or click here to email Danny.