CTO (Tech)

Job Title: CTO (Tech)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: BH1/CTOTECH/UK
Contact Name: Ben Horn
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2021 00:30

Job Description

  • Full autonomy to shape the engineering structure, practices and strategy/methodology of a high-growth tech company
  • Ability to instantly impact overall business strategy as the voice of tech at the leadership table
  • Remit to grow the team immediately where you will be responsible for hiring and management

We have been commissioned by one of Europe’s leading tech-based Venture Capital firms to identify a CTO who will prepare an AI company for a period of rapid growth. This role will sit within the Executive leadership team of this B2B startup to refine the engineering and product practices; shape the overall strategy to attract investors and coordinate the scaling of the tech and product functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and oversee the execution of the technical vision of the company
  • Manage the Director of Engineering and Director of Product to define key practices and structures across both functions
  • Shape the overall business strategy and product value proposition to attract clients and investors
  • Bridge the gap between the technical and commercial teams
  • Recruit, train and oversee the Product and Engineering teams

Key Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience leading entire engineering functions in a high-growth tech company
  • Track record of leading startups through successful fundraises
  • A history of creating and scaling high performing engineering teams
  • Expertise in overseeing the expansion of existing product lines
  • Background in AI/Machine Learning

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