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Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Chief Technology Officer will have overall responsibility for driving global product development in line with the Company’s strategic transformation program.

Key responsibilities:
  • Execution of global product development strategy.
  • Leading the global product development organisation, managing the product development lead for each product in their portfolio.
  • Working with the Chief Product Officer to define and support the product management and development processes, including ideation, incubation of emerging products/ services and transition of ideas to mainstream or new lines of business.
  • Working with the Chief Product Officer to maintain long-term product and platform roadmaps and drive product management activities.
  • Responsible for global product development P&L management and objectives.
  • Leading personnel initiatives to improve product development team recruitment, training and growth.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Essential skills/ prerequisites:
  • 8-10 years’ experience as a Senior Developer or Head of Technology, preferably across multiple countries.
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen, with prior experience of having grown a software product successfully.
  • Understanding and knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • Able to guide and intervene on specific technology challenges.
Essential abilities:
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and motivate product development teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrably driven and self-motivated.
Personal qualities:
  • To be self‐motivated with sufficient drive and enthusiasm to ‘get the job done’ on time, on budget and to an excellent standard.
  • Inspiring and motivational to colleagues.
  • To have a professional attitude with clients and colleagues.
  • To be committed to the aims of the organisation.
  • A willingness to acquire new and relevant technical skills and to keep abreast of developments in the IT industry.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Confidence with ability to display initiative.
  • A team player.
Working hours and location:

The normal working hours are 37.5 hours per week. From time to time, you may be required to work additional hours to fully perform your job in accordance with the needs of the business.

The main working location is London, UK, and the role may involve travel to other Elecosoft offices, client’s offices, and other locations as necessary in line with the needs of the business.

Closing date for applications is: 31 May 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.