Do you want to be a central part in contributing to Recharge's fast and exciting growth and success journey, while also contributing to a more sustainable society? Then join our dynamic team as Chief Technology Officer.
Recharge is a pioneer in the electric car industry and has operated a publicly available charging network for electric cars since 2011. Today, Recharge is a leading operator for charging stations in the Nordic region and operates more than 3,500 charging points in Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark. Recharge supports the transition to an electric car fleet by offering simple and user-friendly charging services in attractive locations. Recharge is owned by Infracapital, which is part of M&G Plc. M&G Plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
As our CTO, your primary responsibility is to transform strategy into reality. This role encompasses the overall IT and data strategy of Recharge, with a strong focus on commercial and value-creating aspects. You will guide our technology initiatives and develop comprehensive plans for future endeavors within both the tech sector and the broader organization. Our strategy revolves around innovation and collaboration. We value a mix of white-label solutions, strategic partnerships with industry leaders, and in-house innovations where you will serve as a leading voice in propelling Recharge into a new technological era.
In addition to being a visionary leader, we expect you to be hands-on and dive into the work directly when necessary. It's crucial that our CTO leads by example, showing a willingness to be involved in the details and perform tasks themselves, ensuring that leadership is actively engaged in our tech team's core activities.
Your role is vital in cultivating a high-performance team within Recharge's technology department. You will guide and motivate, coaching a diverse team with ambitious plans to expand, combining in-house expertise with smart outsourced solutions. With expansion on the horizon for Recharge's tech department, you'll significantly influence our course of action and methodologies. You'll collaborate with Recharge's leadership team, including our Head of Product and CEO, ensuring strategies align with business goals.
In this role, you will have responsibility for personnel and budget management. You will report directly to the CEO and be a member of the executive leadership team.
We seek a dynamic individual who resonates with a value-driven organization and has bold aspirations. You should bring a profound grasp of building smart and versatile tech stacks at the intersection of software applications and Operational Technology.
Fostering a culture of trust and motivation, your aim will be to galvanize your team towards achieving collective objectives. We value a leader who listens actively, humbly contributing to both the team's and Recharge's success.
Your business insight will be a cornerstone, not just in leading tech developments but also in fueling the commercial success and innovation of our tech endeavors.
The qualifications we expect are as follows:
- A proven history of leading and mentoring technical teams.
- Capability to lead the strategic development and integration of a comprehensive tech stack, which includes front-end and back-end systems, SaaS Solutions, API integrations, coupled with expertise in industrial IT and data management.
- A knack for forging and maintaining relationships with suppliers, vendors, and other external parties.
- At a minimum, a relevant Bachelor's degree
At Recharge, we are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We value a culture of mutual respect and cooperation and believe that diversity is a key driver of innovation and success. As a purpose-driven company, we welcome talented individuals who would like to contribute to the transition towards a more sustainable future. A commitment to our values Dare, Care and Share is also important.
And our culture? We foster a welcoming and inclusive culture characterized by a friendly and down-to-earth atmosphere. We highly value qualities such as humility and strong social skills, which are key assets for building robust relationships across our diverse organization.
In addition, we offer:
- Competitive conditions and flexible working hours
- Modern and central location in one of our offices (Moss, Norway, Stockholm, Sweden or Vantaa, Finland)
- Great corporate culture within a Nordic work environment
- Great opportunities to contribute to the development of the company in a growing industry
- Varied position with the possibility of shaping your own working day
- Insurance and employee benefits
Travel between our Nordic offices will be necessary from time to time.
Please note that we do background checks on relevant candidates via our partner Semac AS, www.semac.no.e
- Application deadline: we look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we accept applications on an ongoing basis.
This recruitment is carried out in collaboration with Ants Executive who specialize in executive search within the tech industry.
- Responsible recruiter: Ludvig Nilsson & Sofie Logärd
For questions, please contact Ludvig or Sofie at, Ludvig.Nilsson@ants.se or Sofie.Logard@ants.se