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100,000 - 150,000 EUR per annum + Equity





Logistics & Supply Chain

Cartwright James is currently working with an International Logistics Solutions company, offering an Online Portal for Freight Forwarding who are rapidly expanding as they transition from start-up to providing a successful global product offering. As the company transitions and develops, there is a need to hire a Chief Technology Officer (CTO), who has a strong Engineering and Technology background and a track record within product development. The individual will be responsible for the development of a web-based portal alongside a Mobile App to promote Transportation services to a wide customer base.

This CTO position will be remote-based with some travel required across Europe and APAC to liaise with multinational Engineering and Development teams.

Other specific responsibilities will include:

  • Overall leadership for the direction of the technical development of the Online Platform
  • Leading teams to revolutionize software through transition to AGILE methods and leading development and launch of Mobile App alongside Online Portal
  • Staying abreast of current logistics solutions and technology to meet market needs
  • Constant product innovation to optimize customer experience alongside requirements
  • Provide leadership to engineering, product development and technical customer services
  • Develop operational goals and objectives that are aligned with the company’s strategic objectives
  • Track record in ensuring rapid commercialization of up-to-date, cost competitive, software applications
  • Establish and maintain technical standards and process
  • Strong blend of technical knowledge and business acumen

The Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years in SaaS product development, with at least 5 years in a hands-on management role
  • Track record, from a technical perspective, in product and solution development
  • Advanced degree in engineering or computer software field required
  • Experience with managing remote, international teams
  • Passion for the Logistics and Supply Chain industry and enhancing Customer Experience
  • Ability to work independently in remote-based location
  • Excellent project management skills

If you are further interested in exploring this opportunity please reach out to or reply via this platform.

Cartwright James is a global executive search and selection company based in the UK, providing expert knowledge and bespoke services in the international Chemicals, Medical and Scientific markets. We receive a vast volume of applications for each position, therefore it takes time to assess each candidate. We will be in touch if the candidates experience matches the job requirements.

Job Reference: CJLOG-CTO-041218OC

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