Head of Technology

Our client is an innovative, rapidly growing Agri-services company based in Nairobi. They are looking for a Head of Technology to help them achieve their vision of helping every farmer in Africa achieve food security. The ideal candidate Must have:-

  • A Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/related field. 
  • 8+ years of relevant professional experience with 4+ years in a leadership capacity. 
  • Highly technical & analytical, with 5+ years of experience in building innovative software products.
  • Passionate, committed, resourceful with a drive to continue learning.
  • Knowledgeable on artificial intelligence, machine learning and mobile technology, behavioral science
  • Experience in developing farming apps in AgTech space is an added advantage.
  • Uses technology to revolutionize how farmers access information and digital services.
  • Track record of secure, end-to-end mobile and web product development & deployment.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product & technical challenges.
  • Ability to attract, structure, lead, and inspire a high performing and dynamic technology team.
  • Working technical knowledge in PHP, Java, MySQL, Android, Python, R, AWS, Bitbucket, CSS, SMS, IVR, etc
  • Experience with server and database frameworks and tools.
  • Ability to communicate complex topics to an audience with various functional knowledge.
  • Experience with cost engineering and budgeting to ensure excellent product delivery at minimal cost.
  • International experience outside  Kenya or experience with a Global multinational is preferred.
Summit Recruitment & Search Ltd
, KE