We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide sound technical leadership and to set strategy and make executive technology decisions on behalf of the organisation. You will communicate with employees, shareholders and customers to ensure our company’s technologies are used appropriately.

You will be reporting directly to the CEO and will act as both an expert for the company’s products as well as the industry as a whole. You will make decisions that will impact the future of the business.

Responsibilities

  • Setting a vision for how technology is to be used throughout the company
  • Creating and managing timelines for the development and deployment of all technological products or features
  • Maintain a customer-focused outlook and act as an evangelist for the company’s products and services
  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Making recommendations and present business advantages for technological initiatives and improvements
  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors

Requirements and skills

  • Min. 10 years working in a technological or development role
  • Min. 3 years working in a managerial role
  • Excellent team building and team management skills
  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus