Chief Technology Officer
Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent
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Are you determined, creative, and a problem solver? Why not contribute largely to impacting the lives of numerous Ugandans as a Chief Technology Officer at clinicPesa.
Location: Soliz House, Lumumba Avenue Kampala Uganda.
Reports to: Chief Operations Officer.
The key focus for this position will be strategic technology leadership, oversight over product development, technical business development, and recruitment; Software Engineering, Quality Assurance, Data Science & Engineering and Product Management.
Platform selection and technical design
The CTO is responsible for maintaining the strategic focus of the project and is in charge of turning a concept into reality. The CTO may be called a product manager with the primary goal of managing a tech team and making business critical tech decisions, such as tech design planning, product architecture layout, and development platform selection.
Engineer hunting and team growth management
Is in charge of security procedure development, algorithm development, conducting emergency audits, and ensuring that other engineers must work according to security rules set by the CTO.
QA and product testing
Growth roadmap and innovations
The CTO will build a growth roadmap taking into consideration corporate goals and strategies and implementing the step by step plan.The CTO works with various aspects of a digital product — development, UX, security, budgets, operationalprocesses, and team coordination. You will also be in charge of planning the next product version and techupdates.
Inspire the creativity and success of cross-functional, adaptable teams.Foster innovation to keep our technology and our approach fresh and retain a strong team who are fulfilled bysolving tough problems.
Motivate, develop, and lead technical teams through periods of aggressive growth and through difficult businessenvironments.
Communicate the Company’s technology strategy to executive leadership, staff, partners, customers, thetechnology community, and external stakeholders.
Drive product vision, product strategy, product design and product development, with visibility on every element ofproduct development from concept to launch, and post-launch performance.
Software & Data
Drive strategic thinking across the entire software and data ecosystem within clinicPesa which consists of internally built and off-the-shelf services.
Monitor changes and advancements in technology to discover ways we can gain a competitive advantage.
Cultivate external partnerships to enrich our internal software products and maintain focus on core functionality.
Drive clinicPesa’s technology vision and lead all aspects of the clinicPesa’s technological development, includingoutsourced partner selection and management.
Directly manage the existing team of Software and Data Directors.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Proven dynamic leader of a high-growth technology organization. Payments experience a major plus.
4+ years’ experience in software design and development, preferably in a SaaS or web-based environment, management of technical teams.
Deep knowledge of MS .NET, C#, SQL Server, Web services and related technologies.
Strong familiarity with information security, risk management, and payments industry compliance requirements.
Must be able to work in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and interact with partners and customers directly.
Exceptionally self-motivated and directed, with top-notch interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
Exceptional service orientation.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related discipline.
Master’s degree in one of these fields is a plus.
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 5 yearsRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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