Interim Chief Digital Officer (CDO) / Digital Transformation

Interim Chief Digital Officer (CDO) / Digital Transformation

Interim management is an effective managerial solution for companies of all sizes to deal with an unprecedented situation, a managerial emergency or to accelerate their transformation.

MANAGERIM, expert in interim management, provides you with interim managers specialized in digital transformation everywhere in France, Europe or further internationally (Africa, Asia, Middle East...).

Our community of interim managers in digital transformation includes transition managers in top and middle management (digital manager, chief digital officer, digital program manager, etc.) with:

  • solid experience in developing and implementing a global digital transformation action plan
  • sector expertise
  • strong leadership and strategic vision
  • a strong digital awareness / mastery of digital and marketing technologies
  • strong skills in managing strategic digital projects
  • successful experience in managing internal and external teams
  • good budget management skills
  • expertise in change management and digital transformation

Our interim managers are men and women selected after a rigorous and demanding process, as much for their expertise as for their interpersonal skills.

The missions of a chief digital officer (CDO)

The interim CDO is an experienced manager to whom our client temporarily entrusts the digital transformation of the company or part of its activities and processes. The interim Digital Director reinforces and pilots the digital strategy in order to integrate new communication technologies with existing tools and methods.

Assignments include various responsibilities depending on the company:

  • Elaboration and implementation of a global digital action plan in relation with the business, the IT department and the General Management (e.g.: mobile applications, management of the internal social network and external networks, change of IT solutions...)
  • Management of dedicated teams (webmarketing, strategy, operational...) and internal and external technical teams
  • Deploying digital projects internally with the different departments and project managers, and coordinating the teams
  • Budget management to ensure the achievement of objectives
  • Conduct benchmarks, continuous monitoring and steering of actions to stimulate internal innovation

Why call upon an interim manager digital director of the interim management firm MANAGERIM?

Our interim Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) have previous successful experience:

  • in the management of digital transformation projects
  • in companies of various sizes (from tens to hundreds or thousands of employees) in France or abroad in a multicultural environment
  • in multiple industrial sectors: services, retail, food processing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive, aeronautics, mechanics, metallurgy, plastics, packaging, textiles, paper, wood...
  • in different contexts (growth, hypergrowth, decline, restructuring, merger, crisis management...)

They know how to adapt rapidly and be immediately operational.

Our interim CDO managers work on high value-added assignments in a variety of situations:

  • Temporarily replace a manager at short notice for digital functions: digital manager, digital director, chief digital officer...
  • Manage and deploy strategic digital projects
  • Manage the teams in charge of digital projects (webmarketing, developers, analysts, programmers, UI designers...) and external providers
  • Provide operational support and an expert view to a team in charge of the company's digital transformation during a period of overload
  • Conduct a flash audit of the organization and propose a digital strategy and action plan for digital transformation
  • Ensure the proper deployment of projects and monitor the performance of the digital transformation execution plan
  • Lead the change

Throughout their assignments, our interim managers are supported by one of our partners, who guarantees the quality of the assignment and the methodology developed by MANAGERIM.

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