JD&Co are working with a high growth B2C consumer tech start-up looking to hire a CTO to take the lead in selecting the technology stack and building the roadmap that underpins the business ambitions and supports the drive towards to next stage of its evolution.

Sharing your knowledge and mentoring the organisation’s stakeholders you’ll establish the technical strategy and direction of the business, identifying and prioritising all development initiatives, and set timetables for the deployment of all web services.

This is a great opportunity for a strong tech lead to take the next step and take full responsibility for the technical aspects of a high growth business that is capitalising on a unique opportunity.

Responsibilities:

• As a key member of the leadership team, you will own the vision and roadmap for technology and product in the business

• Define the overall technology strategy and budget for the company, leading the architecture and delivery of the product across different markets to support ambitious growth objectives

• Maintain a thorough understanding of a variety of emerging technologies and methodologies and how they might enhance the product and platform

• Full ownership of the platform, architecture and tools, with a passion to provide a stable technological foundation from which to build quality products

• Ensure optimum delivery by maximising investments and providing efficient and effective completion of performance development lifecycles

Something about you:

• Deep knowledge of the digital technology and product management space

• Experience of successfully rapidly scaling software development team as part of a fast-growth scale-up tech business whilst maintaining the heart and spirit of the start-up

• A background in working with digital platforms within a start-up environment is very advantageous

• Ability to set the platform vision and roadmap and deliver against release and product launch dates

• Ability to translate customer insights and commercial strategy into technical requirements

• Comfortable working within a high energy and constantly evolving environment

• Naturally inquisitive with a detail-oriented mindset

• Well-developed presentation and communication skills, with the ability to present to executive members as well as other key stakeholders

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced CTO to support an exciting company on the next stage of its growth. If you are looking to change your career and are looking for a role that will define and shape your future, we’d love to hear from you. To find out more, please apply or get in touch at [email protected]

The Process:

Please only apply for this role if you meet the essential criteria we’ve outlined above. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, sadly we’re not able to respond to each individual applicant; it can sometimes take a few days for us to review applications so thanks for being patient and we’ll be sure to get in touch if we’re keen to take your application further.

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