How did WisdomCircle find Suzlon Group their ideal interim Project Manager?


Suzlon Group is among the world’s leading renewable energy solutions provider that is revolutionising and redefining the way sustainable energy sources are harnessed across the world. Presence in 17 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and the Americas, Suzlon is powering a greener tomorrow with its strong competencies in renewable energy systems. 


What was their requirement? 

When it comes to renewable energy solutions, Suzlon Group is a name that resonates globally. At Suzlon, the need for an interim Project Manager was pressing. The position required a seasoned professional who could step in and lead the charge until a permanent replacement could be found. The role was crucial in maintaining the smooth operation and execution of projects. The interim manager had to not only mobilize the project site but also oversee the execution and guide the transition once the permanent hire was on board.

WisdomCircle's Role in the Hiring Process

Considering the urgency and the critical nature of the role, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at Suzlon, who was familiar with WisdomCircle, confidently relied on our ability to source several qualified candidates for the position. Our platform, with its vast network and database of professionals, was poised to fulfil this requirement.

Challenges faced and overcame

Despite the initial hiccup of the selected candidate not joining, WisdomCircle managed to complete the placement in record time of 10 days. This feat was facilitated by multiple factors:

  • The availability of multiple relevant professionals already on our platform.
  • Quick review and presentation of shortlisted applicants by our execution team.
  • Prompt review and selection by Suzlon.

What made the candidate ideal?

The hired candidate was an individual with over 34 years of extensive Project Management experience. This included 9 years as a Manager – Constructions with a leading organisation in Kuwait. In addition, he had 7 years of high-level experience in the Oil & Gas sector as General Manager at reputable companies. Plus, 20 years of expertise as a Project Manager/Construction Manager in India. This rich experience made him the perfect fit for the interim role at Suzlon.

WisdomCircle: Your Go-To for Interim Roles

If you find yourself in need of an expert for an interim role, look no further than WisdomCircle. We boast the largest pool of retired professionals in India, ready to step in and make a significant contribution to your business. WisdomCircle is not just a platform, it’s a community of experienced professionals ready to bring their expertise to your doorstep.

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