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Chief Technology Officer

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £130000 - £180000 per annum + bonus
Start Date: November
REF: RM/CTO-LON_1502201962
Contact Name: Richard McDonnell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Areas of Critical Importance:


  • Mentor and develop incumbent members of the Digital Teams.
  • Guide the technology strategy through careful consideration of deliverables up and down the business.
  • Identify talent to drive the predetermined technology strategy.
  • Quickly build a strong rapport with stakeholders across the business, both internal and external.
  • Spearhead the technology strategy with guidance from other senior tech influencers.
  • Direct guidance across outlined areas in the proposed strategy i.e. SDLC, timelines, sprints etc.

Outline our Technology Strategy

  • Define the Technology Strategy to ALL members of our digital offering.
  • Work closely with C-Level and board members at our Partners and Clients to justify and substantiate the chosen Technology Strategy.
  • Recognise and understand opportunities in emerging technologies and how they could help drive our digital offering forward in the future - always looking ahead at how we could improve.

Incumbent Technology Operations

  • Assess the current tech landscape and identify where changes can be made to maximise productivity and efficiency.
  • Ensure all tech decisions are financially viable and have the overall tech strategy in mind.
  • Make the organisation a more attractive proposition from a technical standpoint - to both prospective Clients and internal hires.
  • Identify common platform patterns and encourage the "recycling" of existing technologies.
  • Find an intuitive way of implementing and monitoring Agile environments, speed and quality of delivery and specified tech tooling.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • A proven ability to not only drive the technology strategy but the business strategy as well.
  • Natural ability to communicate, motivate and inspire.
  • Despite the position of seniority, still demonstrate a keen willingness to learn and develop your knowledge.
  • Must be passionate about promoting the best possible technology landscape.
  • Considerable experience in building and managing high-performance software development teams.
  • Advocate of Agile development environment.
  • Broad knowledge of the enterprise world and understanding of different stakeholder needs.
  • Prior experience developing a successful, enterprise multi-tenant SaaS or information services products.
  • Experience with up-skilling, nurturing and succession planning with internal talent.
  • Improving capability, processes and maturity in a multi-discipline IT department.
  • Cool head under pressure with the ability to analyse real-world situations and make educated decisions in a short space of time, whether it be technological, economical or business strategy critical.
  • A proven track record of driving commercial success through the continued development of product architecture and infrastructure providing industry leading technology and business solutions.

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