Chief Technology Officer

Job type
NZD250000 - NZD300000 per annum
The Opportunity:

A visionary CTO is being sought to lead the organisation's technology domain as they scale their product suite and expand into new customer opportunities. Crafting and executing the technology roadmap, driving simplification and innovation through new technology and delivery systems.. One of the few homegrown tech exporters that has continued growth in the current climate, your focus is on  enhancing people management, instilling stronger squad leadership, predictability of delivery, and governance within the large engineering function.

Company profile:

Join a forward-thinking company that is a global leader in insitu and remote security and control systems and adjacent integrations harnessing machine vision and sensors.  These products when unified provide a rich customer capability by leveraging IoT in the use of scaled data assets and predictable insights. Founded with a vision for simplicity in innovation, today, its products and systems are trusted by tens of thousands of companies worldwide.  The next generation of its growth builds on its current SaaS offering and global partnerships.

Your role:

As the CTO, you will champion the vision, strategy, and governance for the organisation's technology initiatives. Driving research, analysis, and data synthesis to inform decision-making and design and implement delivery systems and processes.

You will also be responsible for the following key areas:

People Management: Lead, manage, and mentor technology teams

Delivery Management: Implementing scalable processes, allocating work effectively, and tracking strategic and tactical milestones, optimising resource allocation, utilising both in-house teams and external vendors

Technology Governance: Own the technology roadmap, manage risks, and oversee engineering delivery systems, leading special projects and collaborate closely with adjacent cross-functional teams

Commercial Acumen: Bringing commercial expertise to the role, align technical decisions with business goals and ensure a forward-looking approach to technology

The fit:

If you enjoy overseeing strategic and tactical engineering and technology initiatives and the development and delivery of global software and device products, here is where you’ll thrive. Having come from a technology background, you will be commercially-minded, able to marry business, product and technical decisions with future-proofing in mind. This is a bona-fide executive role, leading leaders and overseeing a group of 60+ people, communicating with fellow executives and the board. Preferably you’ll understand hardware and integration well, but building software products and customer-centricity is the real joy here. 

Please note, only applications from job seekers who hold a valid work visa / permanent residents or NZ citizens, presently based in New Zealand, will be considered.

For more information please contact Sarah to discuss this opportunity on or apply now.