Chief Technology Officer Jobs

A Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is an IT professional responsible for providing leadership for all technology-related aspects of a business. They will be capable of making important and complex technology decisions that will impact the performance of a business and help reach their goals.

 

As a Chief Technology Officer your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating both short and long term strategies for the implementation and usage of technology within the company.
  • Devise goals and objectives for future research and development efforts.
  • Make all executive decisions relating to any technological requirements.
  • Analyse technology performance metrics and develop plans for improvements accordingly.
  • Lead and mentor team members.
  • Overseeing technology budgets.
  • Actively staying up to date with developments and trends within the technology industry.
  • Understanding and adhering to technological regulatory standards.
  • Work collaboratively within the organisation with teams such as Marketing and Business Development to ensure business goals are being met.

Opportunity for career advancement

A Chief Technology Officer is a high-level managerial role. Therefore a CTO can expect a highly competitive salary as well as an environment where skills and connections can be developed.

Chief Technology Officer job requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Proven 8 years working in a technological role with at least 5 years working at a managerial capacity
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of technological trends.