Posted on: 2020-07-31

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Luxury

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Morgan Philips Executive Search is thrilled to start an exclusive recruitment of a Chief Technology Officer for one its client based in California


Morgan Philips is seeking, for its client, an innovative and experienced leader to serve as Chief Technology Officer- CTO. The CTO's role will be to provide leadership in the development of cosmetic-leading technology. He will be responsible for creating and driving the company’s overall technology and analytics capabilities strategy. This, whilst prioritizing and managing the development to achieve this strategy. The CTO will be responsible for driving innovation within our client’s decision support systems and for developing analytic capabilities to achieve the efficient and effective application of the company’s products and services.

The CTO will be reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for clearly communicating the vision, strategy, goals and performance results of our technology capabilities to senior leaders within the company.

  • Drive the technology, analytic innovation and strategy for the organization ;
  • Lead and guide the Software Development and Analytics capabilities teams ;
  • Conduct market and competitive research on emerging business models as well as new capabilities as it relates to technology, analytic capabilities, and cosmetic decision support systems ;
  • Lead an effective technology governance process where all key stakeholders are brought into the decision-making process and all ideas are brought forward for discussion ;
  • Create timelines for the development and the deployment of new technology capabilities ;
  • Work with the Marketing team to develop core positioning ;
  • Communicate frequently with the CEO and the Board of Directors to ensure alignment with strategic direction and priorities.
  • MBA or master’s degree in related field preferred ;
  • 10+ years of experience in technology innovation, analytics strategy, development and execution roles ;
  • 5+ years of experience in cosmetic or fashion ;
  • Experience in regulated software / product development ;
  • Experience working in a start-up environment ;
  • Experience in leading complex strategic and operational initiatives ;
  • Executive presence and comfort when presenting to senior executives and Board of Directors ;
  • Highly independent in thinking and framing problems ;
  • High degree of comfort in managing multiple assignments and priorities simultaneously ;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills ;
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with a cross-functional team in order to align and coordinate internal resources ;
  • Refined skills in developing and delivering presentations.

If you want to join an exciting and ambitious global cosmetic project then please send your application to Mr. Didier Brean.

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