Chief Technology Officer

Job type: Full Time / Permanent

Locations: Based in Maidstone, Kent

Closing date: 30 January 2015

Salary/benefits: TBC

  • Private Health Insurance

Details of the role

Parenta are the largest supplier of management solutions to the £5BN UK childcare industry, supplying an innovative range of software-based management, marketing and training services.

We are now looking for an Chief Technology Officer to drive the next phase of our development forward, as well as managing our IT infrastructure and our development teams.

This is a senior position in a company that continues to expand despite the economic climate. The company has an array of new products coming to market which will expand its portfolio in both the UK and overseas.

The role will involve managing the technical development of the companies products ensuring that time and cost are kept to a minimum, along with managing the internal and Offshore development teams to ensure best practice is undertaken, and time to market is minimized.

The successful candidate will have experience of running IT teams and driving product development both strategically and tactically. It is also essential that you have experience of development lifecycle management.

A proactive individual you will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, along with a focused approach to delivering objectives and targets.  You will also need to be flexible enough to work in a company which has innovation and product improvement at its core.

Essential requirements of the role:

  • IT manager and product development experience
  • Relevant IT qualification
  • Project Management qualification (desirable)

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Please read the full job description and person specification before applying for the role:




All printed applications should either be emailed to or posted to: Recruitment Office, Parenta Group, Rocky Hill, Maidstone, Kent. ME16 8PZ

Thank you for your interest in working at Parenta.


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