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Head of Digital/CTO

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Ref: LRP23063

Type: Permanent

Industry: Professional

An established and niche market research business is seeking to employ a Head of Digital/CTO to join their business and management team on a permanent basis.

Market sectors include Retail, Banking, Insurance, Property and Consumer Insights.


  • Oversee the company’s technology and digital strategy: To include Data monetization, Digital product development, Change management & Infrastructure
  • Develop and improve technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals.
  • Managing the company's technology resources, budgets/target, KPI’s.
  • Driving innovation to improve the company’s products and service offerings (DaaS and SaaS).
  • Monetization of proprietary data assets (DaaS and SaaS).
  • Guide and manage new product development through to commercialization stage.
  • Work closely with the other executive and departments in the business to ensure integration, adoption and ROI.
  • Manage a team of technical experts, ranging from developers, data analysts, data scientists, data capturers, software architects etc.
  • Communicate technology strategy to employees, partners and investors.
  • Lead client engagements in line with the company’s Go-To-Market strategy
  • Manage outsourced functions.
  • Have a good understanding and experience with contracting within the data/technology product space (DaaS, SaaS).
  • Use customer feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology and products.
  • Strong experience in data management and setting standards (SOP’s).
  • Improve quality assurance and data protection processes.
  • Experience in the field of Location/Spatial Intelligence and its associated advancements and applications in AI.

Salary: Market related and negotiable salary package, plus short- and long-term incentives.

Further details regarding the business and the opportunity will be shared with short listed candidates.



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