Chief Technical and Engineering Officer

We are

Proversity was born out of a passion to leverage the disruptive power of digital learning to transform individuals and organisations, globally. With offices in London, Boston and Cape Town, and delivering courses to 100,000+ learners in over 165 countries, our vision is to become the global leader in digital learning. We partner with Higher Education, Government and Enterprise to create bespoke and engaging digital learning experiences. Working with our partners, we provide world-class instructional design, digital content production, technology build, project management and learner support services.

It’s a hugely exciting time to join the team at Proversity, we’re delivering ambitious projects with world-leading partners such as the University of Oxford, Teach First, the Cabinet Office, the Government of Dubai and The Royal Artillery to name but a few. We've created a name for ourselves in the EdTech space, having been voted 'Top 20 2017 UK EdTech startups to watch', '2016 HRTech to watch', and '2015 UK EdTech company of the year'. We are experiencing an exciting period of growth having secured recent investment and several significant client wins.

We need you

The Chief Technology and Engineering Officer (CTO) is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company. The CTO works with Executive Management to grow the company through the use of technological resources. Using an active and practical approach, the CTO will direct all employees in IT and IO departments to attain the company’s strategic goals established in the company’s strategic plan.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Establish the company’s technical vision and leads all aspects of the company’s technological and Engineering development.
  • Directs the company’s strategic direction, development and future growth.
  • Manage the Engineering efforts and building the right products.
  • Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads, such as marketing, production and operations as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide leadership to department heads in a fashion that supports the company’s culture, mission and values.
  • Conducts research and case studies on leading edge technologies and makes determinations on the probability of implementation.
  • Acts as a good steward of ABC Companies resources and ensures control of IT, Engineering and IO departmental budgets.

Education and Experience:

  • BA in related field and at least 15 years experience in the Information Technology arena, at least 10 years management and strategic experience in the EdTech field and MBA/MS in Learning Technologies related filed with 10 years experience, 7 of which must be managerial and strategic. PHD in EdTech and Engineering is advantage.

Abilities:

  • Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff.
  • Ability to manage the engineering and deliver the product as required.
  • Ability to think and act strategically and proactively.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.

With us you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from international professionals
  • Work with the newest and best online technologies
  • Make real decisions with measurable impact
  • Grow in the direction you are most passionate about
  • Help mold the future of digital education

The detail

  • Area: UK
  • City: London
  • Type: Full time
  • Compensation: Competitive

Interested?

Please send us your CV and cover letter to apply@proversity.org