Digital CTO

Auckland
Permanent
Potentia

NZD280000 - NZD350000 per annum, Benefits: Base Salary + Bonus + options

Job Description:

Company profile

Marquee programme of technology work for NZ including a wholesale shift to digitization. This homegrown, NZ-owned powerhouse is about to embark on a three-phase transformation. They need someone who understands how to lead Digital & contemporary IT change.

Opportunity

Grounded in the transformation of existing operational and Digital business models, the leader here will shape the initiatives for the growth and maturity of technology right across the nation. A fresh standard and scale enabling new-to-NZ digital experiences for their customers. There is plenty of new thinking including customer-centricity and a digital-first approach to be set in place. There is of course legacy tech to re-engineer and refresh across all your usual areas.

A selection of programmes include high-priority initiatives in

Digital Product development

Contemporary delivery models and work systems

Data Center public cloud enablement

Cloud migration

Enterprise security enablement

Role snapshot

Wide remit to reshape this highly visible tier 1 Media business’s technology strategy and roadmap. Bring them to the leading edge global standard and own the outcomes.

The role is partitioned into four parts of leadership

PeopleLead and manage the leaders in this business, communicating the vision and getting the impediments out of the way so your people can deliver. Build and direct relationships with key vendors charged with provisioning key services and projects to

Delivery

Enable new processes and way of working whilst orchestrating the headline programmes of work with your teams

Engineering

Balancing technical knowledge with strategy, you’ll be able to talk turkey with your teams whilst understanding the limitations and business impact of adopting, rejecting and optimizing technology from legacy to bleeding edge. As mentioned above there’s a bunch of edgy and challenging work suggested in the roadmap.

Balancing technical knowledge with strategy, you’ll be able to talk turkey with your teams whilst understanding the limitations and business impact of adopting, rejecting and optimizing technology from legacy to bleeding edge. As mentioned above there’s a bunch of edgy and challenging work suggested in the roadmap.

Commercial

Is this going to ultimately deliver a better experience and value to the customers and in turn the business and team? Does this fit within the parameters of the policies as well as driving better productivity for the business and the budget? Is this a product that is going to provide alternative revenue in the digital portfolio? These are the questions you need to answer for the priorities you need to manage and the decisions that will impact the enterprise.

Your fit

You will have emerged from a C-level or similar technology or digital product background and worked within a transformative leadership role for a business embarking on digital change. Preferably this entity will have embarked on a digital and technology change journey with you at the helm in an executive capacity including digital product development and technology operational change. Working at a large scale, you will have driven roadmap and strategy development, executing initiatives and orchestrating through wide teams. Contemporary in your leadership practices, you will be dangerously proficient with modern work practices, tooling and processes. Thriving in a complex technology and change environment, this is the role that will give you the pips in New Zealand if you already reside here or plan to shift home.

For more information please contact Julian on julian@potentia.co.nz

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