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Chief Technology Officer at Robert Walters

Robert Walters - Established in 1985, Robert Walters is a world-leading specialist professional recruitment group. We employ over 4,100 talented people across 30 countries worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Chief Technology Officer

Job Ref: 50825343/001
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • A new and exciting opportunity for a Chief Technology Officer has just opened up at a well established, global Private Equity and Asset Management company in Nigeria. 
  • We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer who is passionate about leading developers and building technology products that customers love. 
  • The Chief Technology Officer will build a team from the ground up, using a mix of outsourcing and contracting. 
  • They should be well versed in Agile and Scrum methodologies. They should also effectively serve as the bridge between the tech team and product or business units.


  • Develop & implement a 5-year technology strategy for the group (comprising a cooperative, private equity firm, venture funding firm, and global fund). Detail all building blocks that will be required including products, apps, websites, plug-ins and human or other resources
  • Ensure all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards
  • Lead the development of a robust retail investment app; asset management app and website; global fund app & website; as well as lead Search Engine Optimisation across all group websites, including both technical & content requirements
  • Create & manage budgets & timelines for tech projects
  • Research & communicate new technology developments that will yield a competitive corporate advantage

Candidate Requirements

  • At least 5 years of prior experience
  • Is aware of trends in Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Web 3.0
  • Can manage developers and can accurately develop requirements documents and frameworks
  • Can mine useful business knowledge from existing data
  • Can accurately describe technical information in layman's terms so that business stakeholders are on the same page as developers
  • Has an innovative mindset that constantly seeks improved products, processes, costs, and models
  • Maintains discretion and confidentiality
  • Exhibits maturity, character, and global exposure.



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