Posted 13 December 2023
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Executive Search
Contact NameCharlee Ryman

Job description

Trident Search have been retained to help build out an executive team for one of our clients. This is a confidential search, so limited information about the business is in this description. This client is looking for a Chief Technology Officer to help them capitalise on the foundations that have been laid over the last 12 months and to help create drive key business decisions and taking the business and their cyber offering to the next level.
This individual should be looking at working on this project for the next 3-5 years as the business wants to make sure they build a strong offering for clients and do not believe in rushing this service. Travel once a week into their London offices is required, as well as travel to UK client sites.
Key Skills:
Value Proposition: Curate the end-to-end VP across all offerings – creating relevant client journeys that translate to compelling service offerings underpinned by the artefacts, processes, messaging and technology strategy to bring them to life. Evangelise to clients and staff to bring the VP to life – working closely with the sales function to develop go-to- market messaging and thought leadership.
Innovation: Drive innovation by identifying emerging tools, technologies and approaches, evaluating their potential impact, and recommending adoption strategies that are relevant, timely and commercially viable.
Product Development: Working hand-in-glove with the leaders of the relevant delivery functions oversee the end-to-end product development lifecycle including through-life enhancements.
Vendor Management: Collaborate with external partners, vendors, and industry experts to enhance technological capabilities and stay ahead of the cybersecurity curve.
Regulatory Compliance: Stay abreast of the relevant cybersecurity regulatory environments and ensure the value proposition is appropriately aligned.
Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement strategic plans that align with the company's overall objectives. Provide visionary leadership to the team and the wider business, fostering a culture of innovation, excellence, and client satisfaction.
Characteristics the client is looking for:
  • You will be a confidence inspiring practitioner in Cyber Security Professional Services - comfortable to engage in the broadest spectrum of Cyber Security topics
  • You can be relentless in your drive to get things done at pace, making carefully considered decisions and executing them effectively
  • You inspire energy and motivation in the team and customers with an outcome-based approach and a constant focus on commercial success
  • You’re a collaborator – focussed on achievement of great outcomes through teamwork
  • You work with others to ensure they meet high standards through coaching and by exemplifying what great looks like
If you have experience across all cyber security domains, understand what clients need and feel like you can “own” the space then please do reach out for a confidential conversation to find out more about the business and the role.