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VP of Tecnology

  • Location

    Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen

  • Sector:

    Other Digital Jobs

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €80000.00 - €100000.00 per annum + VSOP

  • Contact:

    Jamie Rogers

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-89395_1632147049

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


We're looking for a talented VP Of Technology to work for a start-up in the green energy domain.

We're searching for someone with demonstrable experience of identifying new commercial opportunities in a market which technology can enable.

If that's you then you could be exactly what they're looking for.


The Role:

As a VP Of Technology you'll be primarily responsible for enabling technology to create new business value. That includes taking care of IT and the appropriate processes like security, Sprints, and how the engineering team works and operates.

You'll report to the Co-Founders and you'll spend part of the working week in the company's Cologne office. For the rest of the week you can work remotely.

You'll likely be tasked with the following:

- Working with the co-founders to understand business priorities and the commercial perspective

- Ideation of how to create a competitive advantage for the business through technology

- Recruiting and growing a larger technology team should your business case require it

- Defining new processes and systems for the IT & Technology team


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this VP Of Technology role will have relevant experience of identifying new commercial opportunities in a market.

If you have a track record in defining how technology can enable new commercial opportunities, you could be the one!

Naturally, it's vital that you're able to bridge the gap between business and technology.

In addition, you'll need the following:

- Strong communication skills. English language skills are important

- An entrepreneurial spirit and ambitious personality

- The know-how and confidence to own an entire technology function

The ideal person for the role will be the following:

- In touch with modern technology. Be it blockchain, artificial intelligence or something totally new. Spotting opportunities in technological advancements is a highly valuable skill for us

- Able to put together a business case or proof-of-concept for new technology projects

- Able to inspire others to bring them on board with your vision and ideas

- Able to balance enthusiasm for new ideas with realistic commercial viability

Does that sound like you? If so, we'd love to see your CV.

This position could be right for you if you want to work as any of the following: VP Of Technology, Vice President Of Technology, VP Of Engineering, Vice President Of Engineering, Director Of Technology, Technology Director, Head of Technology, Technology Manager, Engineering Director, Director Of Engineering, IT Director, Director Of It, Founder or as a Co-Founder.


The Package:

Basic salary: Up to €100,000 per annum

Benefits: VSOP options and highly flexible remote working conditions


The Company:

They are a start-up founded in 2020 who are providing green power from the energy grid and reduced cost energy bills for customers.

We think people will join them for many reasons, such as they:

- Are passionate about green energy and climate change

- Love modern technology and spotting commercial opportunities to adopt new tech excites them

- Need a meaningful purpose to dedicate their time to

- Are visionaries


Interested? If you think you're right for this VP Of Technology role, then click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.