Albany Partners have been retained by an industry-leading organisation that are seeking a VP of Engineering (the most senior person in technology) to join their leadership team.
The client has an incredibly fast-paced business environment, where entrepreneurship, thinking on one's feet and the ability to make business-critical decisions under pressure are must-have capabilities. The successful VP of Engineering will be reporting directly to the CEO, who is also the founder, and the role will suit an individual with previous experience at a similar level. The client is due to experience hyper growth and have an enviable portfolio of established, premium brands as clients.
Our client is searching for a highly credible VP of Engineering, to manage a high-performing technology team. The VP of Engineering will ideally come from an engineering background and have a genuine passion for pioneering technology which will drive them to be the visionary in the organisation and closely partner with the VP of Product to build customer-centric future SaaS products.
Extensive experience with a SaaS organization in a business-to-business environment is essential. The successful candidate will have strong experience operating in a product-minded environment. Previous experience of operating in a start-up, VC or PE-backed organisation would be desirable.
Previous experience of operating at Director level in a SaaS, B2B environment is essential. Also, a high degree of credibility and commercial acumen needs to be demonstrated while having reported to a CEO in a medium-size organisation, where they scaled teams from 10 to minimum 30+.
This role is based in the Berlin area, with flexibility to work remotely 3 days a week. This role would suit an inspirational VP of Engineering, who has a passion for growing data-driven product and software teams in a fast moving environment.