IT Director / Chief Technology Officer CTO
Chief Technology Officer CTO / IT Director
Excellent Salary + car allowance + Bonus
International company are looking for a Chief Technology Officer to provide leadership and management, to a talented team of Developers, Project Managers, Support and Network specialists in their UK operation
As part of the UK Leadership team your role will be to lead the development of enterprise technology standards to ensure compatibility and integration (e.g., multi-vendor platforms) throughout the company. To provide strategy and technical leadership, inspiration and innovation, and management of the technology department: shaping strategy, setting standards, defining methodologies and tools, owning coding standards, enforcing testing processes, optimising the organisational design.
Provide overall management, technical, and financial direction for strategic enterprise IT projects. Ensure the financial and administrative management of all projects is up-to-date and complies with current systems and procedures.
Priority responsibility in this role is to ensure that client development projects are delivered effectively on time and on budget, and to appropriate a high level of quality to meet the needs of all stakeholders. To own and lead the review and improve development methodologies and processes to ensure that they are appropriate for the size and complexity of each project.
A key part of this new role will be to work with the Sales and Client Services teams to create compelling solutions that meet client needs, providing innovative and advanced technology solutions to win business competitively, and deliver appropriate levels of profit to the business.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced IT Director or CTO, who is experienced in managing multiple developments teams, on shore and offshore, who is a strong technologist and customer facing.
You will need to show significant experience in leadership and development, implementation, and maintenance of integrated, web-based systems and databases across multiple hardware and software platforms.
You will ideally have experience of working in a software development environment comprising multiple short /medium length projects with short lead times and ambitious delivery targets.
Probably a technology evangelist who is able to show a high level of expertise in technology direction, trends, and strategic business impact of key business and IT initiatives within the Microsoft stack and demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate complex information, advise clients and make sound recommendations that provide winning, profitable solutions.
An excellent salary package with car allowance and performance related bonus scheme with additional benefits is offered with this role.