CTO Chief Technology Officer

Fulltime Discipline: Management Stuur door
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  • Branche Raffinaderij
  • Salaris 150K+ per jaar
  • Opmerking Urgent
  • Functieniveau Management
  • Opleiding Master
  • Ervaring 15+ jaar


Our Client

Our client is a company in the oil & gas industry in South-Africa.

We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide sound technical leadership in the new Downstream Project. (Oil & Gas industry).

  • The CTO will be in charge of all Project Technology and technological resources
  • The CTO is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the Project
  • The CTO will establish Project Technology vision, strategies, and plans
  • You will communicate with project executives, stakeholders and customers to ensure our available Project’s technologies are used appropriately
  • The CTO will also focus on maintaining and improving all technological issues on this Project
  • Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role.

If you are also an excellent communicator and public speaker, we’d like to meet you.


  • Develop technical aspects of the Project’s strategy to ensure alignment with business goals. Also establish the Project’s technical vision and leads all aspects of the Project’s technological development
  • Ensuring technology standards and best practices are met
  • Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads, as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
  • Supervise Project infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Studying current and new industry trends, technologies, anddevelopments
  • Monitor KPIs and budgets to assess technological performance
  • Provide leadership to department heads in a fashion that use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Sharing technological visions, opportunities, and risks Project-wide
  • Studying Project systems to evaluate effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement
  • Ensuring company’s technological processes and service comply with all requirements, laws, and regulations
  • Selection and acquisition of complimenting technologies
  • Aptitude for technology innovation, facilitating R&D and budgeting
  • Market research and expertise  on project economics/lifecycle and net present value analyses.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in chemical engineering or equivalent
  • At least 15 year’s experience in a senior project position responsible for Refinery and/or Petrochemical Plant Technologies
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Willingness to relocate to the southern part of Africa.


  • Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff
  • Ability to think and act strategically and proactively
  • Well versed in current latest technological trend
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and time-management skills.