Chief Technology and R&D Officer

Industry / Sector / Domain

Industrial engineering



Experience Range

15-23 years

Company Profile

One of the biggest engineering company involved in energy and environment.

  • Lead all executive decisions with regards to the technology interests of the organisation
  • This includes building the technology vision of the company (in line with the company vision), enabling innovation, leading critical R&D initiatives.
  • Partner with business units (BUs) on new product development, aligning technology resources to business needs, and propagating engineering best practices across the company.
  • Influence leadership capability in working with BU leaders

Candidate Profile:

  • At least 20 years of experience in engineering and research related roles.
  • Deep understanding of the engineering function and of the research and innovation process.
  • Competency in the latest product development techniques e.g. Agile Methodologies
  • Familiar with research developments in Energy and Environment
  • Ability to rapidly create competitive advantage for the enterprise by leveraging intellectual property rights.
  • Understanding of the entire product development cycle from research to commercialisation
  • Consistently delivered on taking ideas from conceptualisation to prototype and then worked with BUs to commercialise
  • Well networked in the global R&D ecosystem and Academic Institutes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage transfer of knowledge and technology
  • PhD / Masters in Engineering or Pure Sciences; Specialisation in Materials Sciences, Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Physics or Metallurgy is preferred.
  • Preference for an individual who has spent time in a research environment and has also worked on industrial product development and technology transfer.

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