Chief Technology Officer

ShortList Recruitment Limited
£60k - £80k pa + bonus, share scheme, health
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Chief Technology Officer
Circa £80,000 plus extensive benefits

ShortList Recruitment has a unique opportunity for an experienced technology leader to join a rapidly growing professional services business in Cheadle. The Chief Technology Officer will take the reins of the IT department and put in place a new technology strategy that will help the business deliver on its goals and commercial growth plans. There are several new products due to be launched this year and an exciting technology roadmap built on a proprietary platform. The organisation is privately owned and is one of the most innovative in its' sector.

The right Chief Technology Officer will ideally come from a background in bespoke software development and delivery, and be able to lead and inspire a growing team, in particular the software development function.

The Chief Technology Officer would suit a Development Manager who is looking to transition into a CTO role. The position covers the full spectrum of IT within the business, but the bias is very much on agile software product delivery.

Key requirements for the Chief Technology Officer position:
- Demonstrable experience in leading high growth IT functions in small or mid size organisations
- Experience of successful delivery of IT products, in particular in the B2C market
- The ability to lead, inspire and motivate through a clear technical vision
- A strong technical background, ideally in software development
- Experience of working at board level and delivering on demanding targets

The Chief Technology Officer position would suit a vibrant and motivated individual who would like to move into a smaller and faster moving environment where they can help shape the culture, vision and ultimately the ongoing success of this business.

The Chief Technology Officer can expect a remuneration package of up to £75,000, plus 20% bonus, share scheme, 30 days leave, health cover and a range of other benefits.

This position is based in Cheadle and is commutable from Manchester, Altrincham, Stockport, Sale and Wilmslow.
ShortList Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

ShortList specialise in the full spectrum of IT positions, from CIO to Helpdesk Analyst, on both a permanent and contract basis.