Job Title: Chief Digital Officer

Salary: £Executive Board Level Package

Location: England

Reference: J3610


A large communications company is on the search for an exceptional candidate to take control of every aspect of the organisation’s technical and IT activities. This is a key board appointment within one of our longest standing and most successful clients.

The CDO will establish the technological vision for our client and lead the company’s technical delivery and support functions. The scope of the CDO includes identifying and supporting business transformation needs and where necessary establishing technology partnerships to deliver at the pace the business requires.

The role will provide a voice for technology, understanding the strategic objectives and business priorities of our business and client environments, translating business problems into technical solutions.

Owning the technical product roadmap and portfolio management team, you will deliver a profitable and sustainable IT function that supports the immediate and strategic needs of the business.

Knowledge and Experience

The CDO will have a successful track record in representing technology at board level and leading the Digital Transformation within an organisation (minimum of 6 years). Candidates must have experience in inspiring technical teams with over 50 employees. We are looking for someone who has operated within modern technical structures, has a good knowledge of agile methodologies, and a mature approach to partnerships and strategic supply chains to deliver business value. The CDO will have the vision and experience to support decentralised technology models whilst ensuring a governance framework controls risk and technical debt.

Candidates must be competent in leading teams to collaborate with the business and clients and support identifying, selecting, and deploying new technology. You will have experience in designing technology based commercial models to create new revenue streams associated with digital transformation.

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