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External specialists for projects and
to bridge resource bottlenecks in the HR area

Are you looking for HR specialists or interim managers for a project?

Regardless whether new areas of responsibility or new management tools have to be introduced – your HR organisation is subject to constant change. This is where experts, results-oriented consultants and interim managers are in demand who have the knowledge and experience to efficiently support you during these changes. If you require support for any upcoming projects, consulting or other special topics, Hays will help you find the right specialists and managers.

With several thousand successful project assignments and interim engagements, we have further expanded our position as market leader in HR recruitment and consulting in the past few years. We specialise in the placement of interim management positions in the HR area.

HR interim management with Hays – your benefits

  • Access to a pool of tens of thousands of specialists, interim managers, project staff as well as consultants with long-term project experience and professional experience
  • Quality-assured solutions that are precisely tailored to your specific needs
  • Transparency in the selection of specialists and interim managers
  • Cost savings, especially in the HR consulting area
  • Strong implementation skills through proven track record in the specific field
  • Available at short notice (within 48 hours)
  • Quick know-how transfer
  • The right experts for important tasks: For project tasks that require specific know-how or cannot be solved internally due to capacity reasons
  • For requirements for which you need support from external specialists
  • Making use of the best-practice experience of our freelancers
  • As a management consultant or interim manager
Factsheet "HR experts for projects and bottlenecks"

We support you in successfully staffing interim and specialist positions in the HR area. Our factsheet provides information on our offer for all services in the HR contracting area.

Specialisation in a certain area and industry

Both your contact persons at Hays as well as the interim experts in our network specialise in a particular field and in the respective industry. Our long-term experience is based on filling thousands of projects and positions. Communicate at eye level with a partner that understands your specific requirements and knows what is important when it comes to placing freelancers in the HR area.

Skills of our HR freelancers

Our freelance experts have long-term experience from specialist or management positions. They can support you in the following areas:

  • Attract

    • HR Marketing
    • University Marketing
    • Employer Branding
    • Candidate Attractiveness
    • Online Reputation

  • Recruit

    • Recruitment
    • Building up a talent pool
    • Talent Acquistion
    • Candidate Experience (CX)
    • Active Sourcing
    • Application Management System / Application Tracking System (ATS)
    • Recruitment Process Ousourcing
    • Service Provider Management
    • Performance Diagnostics
    • Standardised interviews

  • Onboard

    • Automation of onboarding processes
    • Development of training centres / onboarding standards

  • Learning & development

    • Skill and competence management
    • Upskilling
    • Trainer / Training as a Service
    • Management Coaching
    • eLearing & Learning Management Systeme (LMS)
    • Blended Learning Designer
    • Education and training
    • Professional change management

  • Reward & recognition

    • Compentstation & Benefits
    • Grading
    • Company pension scheme
    • Payroll / Remuneration
    • Time recording
    • Travel expenses

  • Progression & performance

    • Performance management
    • Performance Review
    • Development and career design
    • HR Analytics
    • Personnel Controlling
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Culture and Leadership

  • Retain / Exit

    • Operational health management
    • Introduction of health return talks
    • Employee Retention
    • Development of a social plan
    • Outplacement



Other topics that we focus on in HR management

Trend topics

  • New work / leadership
  • Employer branding
  • Candidate attractiveness
  • Online reputation
  • Learning culture
  • Artificial intelligence / robotic process automation
  • Digital HR


  • HR support
  • Personnel administration
  • Payroll
  • Certifications and reports
  • Global mobility (secondment)
  • HR shared services


  • Independent consulting regarding the selection of HR systems
  • Implementation of the electronic personnel file
  • SAP HCM for S/4HANA
  • Implementation of SAP SuccessFactors
  • Implementation of Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Implementation of Workday

Our staffing process

Are you interested in our HR consulting services?

Based on our comprehensive requirements analysis, we find the right candidates for you and immediately send the profiles of these selected HR interim managers to you. You then decide which HR professionals you would like to shortlist and how long you need their support. Our HR interim management team acts quickly and straightforwardly – and always in accordance with your personal needs.

Appointment process Finance

Your HR contact person

Find your perfect match with our HR personnel consulting for interim managers. We will discuss with you your demands, the right contract model and inform you about our recruitment process.

Find your perfect match with our recruitment consulting for HR-specialists. We talk to you about your requirements, the right contract model for your needs and inform you about our recruitment process. 

Florian Wagner

Head of Department
  • Stuttgart office
  • Region: All of Germany
  • Contact person for freelancers, interim, temporary staff and permanent employment
Florian Wagner
Florian Wagner

Are you looking for personnel or project-related support?

Please contact us and we will find a solution for your challenges within the framework of a needs analysis.