Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

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The position

Start: Asap

Duration: Long term

Location: Eastern Europe


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

Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. 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 available Project’s technologies are used appropriately. The CTO will also focus on maintaining and improving all technological issues on the Project.

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, and developments
  • 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

  • BS in chemical engineering and at least 15 years’ experience in a senior project position responsible for Refinery and/or petrochemical plant technologies.


  • 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 trends.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and time-management skills

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