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Approach People Recruitment SA

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Category : IT  |   Location : Zurich


Date : 2016-02-26 04:52:56

Our client, a leader in the retail industry, is recruiting a Chief Innovation Officer in Switzerland:


• Identify opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success
• Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms (including web application frameworks and the deployment stack) for delivering the company’s services
• Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all web-based services
• Promote achievement of the company’s business goals by developing policies for sharing software code, technological innovation, business processes, and other intellectual property
• Collaborate with the appropriate departments to assess and recommend technologies that support company organizational needs
• Communicate the company’s technology strategy to investors, management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders.

Position requirements:

• University degree in the field of computer science, business administration, or another rigorous discipline. An advanced degree in one these fields is a plus
• 15+ years of honed expertise and leadership as a technical software architect
• Demonstrated mastery of full-stack development for large scale distributed systems
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proven leadership ability
• Marketplace assessment – customer and consumer behaviour understanding
• Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
• Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
• German and English speaking necessary, French is important
• Location: Switzerland.

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