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Head of Development / CTO

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  • Sector:

    PHP Development

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £100000 per annum + plus benefits and remote working

  • Contact:

    Tom Rayner

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  • Job Ref:

    TR - CTO - CC_1633707174

  • Published:

    13 days ago

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Head of Development / CTO


Chichester (near Portsmouth, Gosport, Bognor Regis) with remote working

Salary £80k - £100k

My client are looking for a Head of Development / CTO to provide sound technical leadership and management to a rapidly growing internal development team.

This is a fantastic time for a hands off Head of Development / CTO level candidate to help bridge the gap between development and management level. Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience of leading and managing internal teams using the OOP, PHP7, Object Oriented Programming methodologies, SQL, JavaScript and standards-compliant XHTML + CSS. Experience using a MVC framework. The role will involve overseeing the delivery of new user and client facing technologies based on their platforms, including advanced web applications and complex back end scripts.


  • Develop technical aspects of the company's strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals

  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage

  • Help departments use technology profitably

  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency

  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes

  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance

  • Use stakeholders' feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology

  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors


  • Proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role

  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy

  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning

  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Leadership and organizational abilities

  • Strategic thinking

  • Problem-solving aptitude

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a small but rapidly growing team where you will have full visibility on the various products and services that my client offers.

To apply, please send your CV to or call 02380 765 808.