Job ID 217084
Chief Technology Officer, Hotels Group, Central London, £90-140k + excellent package
Our client is a well-established hotel operator based in Central London and is now looking for a Chief Technology Officer to join the senior leadership team.
The privately equity owned business operates a number of iconic hotels around the UK and is continually expanding with recent hotel acquisitions in Europe.
As part of the growth cycle, an opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Chief Technology Officer to join the business. The incoming CTO will need to be commercially-minded and data-driven as an individual, able make business decisions, act as a technology and digital evangelist for the business, and assist with further group hotel acquisitions from a due diligence and integration perspective.
The Chief Technology Officer will work directly with the Chief Executive Officer, as well as being heavily involved in decision making with the group owners.
We seek an experienced and enthusiastic individual, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to articulate the digital agenda for the hotel group.
Previous experience as a CTO, IT Director or Head of IT would be a real advantage in this role, as well as some experience of the hotels, hospitality, travel or service industries.
The successful candidate must have the following:
* Proven track record leading an IT function, and have experience of overseeing large IT projects and transformations
* Experience of working within a multi-site environment
* A strong development background and digital background
* Significant experience working with ERP/CRM systems
The Chief Technology Officer role is based in Central London (Mayfair), however it is envisaged the role will be ‘hybrid’ with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 days per week.
Ashridge Executive Search is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy in regard to this Chief Technology Officer vacancy. Ashridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We aim to contact successful applicants within 48 hours of initial application