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Chief Technology Officer

£85K-£100K Basic Salary

Location Home-based
Sector Learning Providers
Job type Permanent
Role Senior and executive
Job ref 3332

An exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in mapping out and implementing a business transformation journey, improving how an innovative and growing provider of professional learning solutions and consultancy services engages with it’s clients and learners. To help achieve the company’s exciting objectives for further growth they are embarking on a digital transformation journey and seeking an experienced Chief Technical Officer to help them assess, design and develop a strategic roadmap for the business.

This job aligns to the LPI’s Capability Map see how


  • Evolve and deliver the IT/Technology strategy and development roadmap, being responsible for the technology enablement and digital transformation journey
  • Notice opportunities for future development and enhancements in regard to technology
  • Advance forward new platform ambitions and service offerings
  • Provide management and maintenance of GDPR compliance certifications when necessary
  • Conduct the design and personalisation of platforms and technological systems to strengthen customers experiences
  • Establish secure working relationships with third-party suppliers
  • Oversee, resource, and lead the business systems/technology team to support longstanding ambition, and company security
  • Evaluate the value, costs, and hazards of information technology to suggest management and to then be accountable for implementation and control of cost amounts
  • Mature and manage technology budgets and time frames, and approve purchases of technological equipment and software
  • Lead the approach to leveraging data and information across the company


  • Strong communication skills with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage a small team
  • Capable of inspiring an organisation via personal example
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Adept at both tactical ‘hands on’ implementation and strategic thinking


  • Several years experience in a similar technical environment
  • IT Business strategy experience
  • Experience within the learning technologies sector is beneficial
  • Experience of delivering a strategic ITTechnology roadmap


  • Technology based degree level or equivalent is an advantage


  • Certifications in relevant technical areas are desirable

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LPI Capability Map

This role aligns to the following competencies on the LPI’s Capability Map. If you plan to apply for this job, it will help your application to submit your Capability Map Competency Profile, in addition to your CV.

Design and develop solutions

Manage projects
4 – Strategic

Initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the work of teams on L&D projects to achieve goals and meet success criteria.

Strategy and operations

Manage and improve L&D processes
4 – Strategic

Managing L&D business processes and their continuous improvement.

Manage L&D procurement and finances
4 – Strategic

Specifying, sourcing, ordering and receiving supplies, services and assets required for L&D activities. Building and maintaining supplier relationships and managing supplier performance. Managing operating and capital budget allocated to L&D.

Manage technology for learning
4 – Strategic

Working with others to manage the technology strategy, roadmap and tools used to enable the individual and organisational learning and performance needs of today – and the innovations of tomorrow.


Working with the Learning & Performance Institute

Blue Eskimo enjoys a unique relationship with the Learning & Performance Institute, as its nominated recruitment provider. And, as a company that’s accredited by the LPI, we operate within its guidelines and uphold its standards.

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