FP Markets (First Prudential Markets)

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Limassol, Cyprus
March 25, 2024
Application ends: July 18, 2024
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Deadline date:
July 18, 2024

Job Description

FP Markets Group of Companies

FP Markets Group of Companies is a renowned, globally regulated Australian broker providing traders with access to CFDs across Forex, Indices, Commodities, Stocks, and Cryptocurrencies. As we continue to expand, we’re looking to hire a full-time Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for our Cyprus office, recognized as a certified Great Place to Work®.

Role: Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

The CTO at FP Markets will be an experienced leader in charge of driving our technological direction and product innovation. Leading a global team of IT professionals, the CTO will ensure that our technology strategy is both robust and innovative, perfectly aligned with our company’s goals. With the company on a strong growth trajectory, this role will be crucial in scaling operations and accelerating sustainable growth in the coming years.

Reporting to: CEO
Team: 2 direct reports, 30 employees in teams

Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead the technology vision and strategy, ensuring it aligns with business goals.
  • Manage the technology infrastructure, drive business transformation, and foster continuous innovation within the company.
  • Deliver key technological projects and products, ensuring the company remains agile with next-generation capabilities.
  • Improve and refine company-wide processes for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Implement and maintain strong cybersecurity measures to protect financial data and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Build a unified, trust-based team environment with a shared mission and purpose.
  • Collaborate strategically and operationally with cross-departmental teams to ensure internal alignment.
  • Provide a solid technological architecture and identify suitable IT partners for future innovation.
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop a high-performing IT team capable of thriving in a dynamic environment.
  • Promote a performance-based culture with transparent communication and establish best practices within the technology function.

Candidate Profile

  • At least 5 years as a CIO/CTO or in a similar leadership role within a fintech or software development company, with at least 10 years overall in technology.
  • Proven track record of successful technology implementations and business transformation initiatives.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, risk management, and compliance frameworks.
  • Experience in fast-paced fintech environments where technology drives business profitability.
  • Leadership experience in the financial services or e-commerce industry, particularly with retail clients.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software and product development, digitalization, and innovation.
  • Experience as a systems architect is highly valued.
  • Exceptional organizational and leadership skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and performance/operation metrics.
  • Fluency in English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of financial markets, trading systems, and relevant regulatory requirements in the Forex industry.
  • Experience working in an EMI.

Our Offer

  • A welcoming, young, and multicultural team with approachable leadership.
  • High autonomy and trust, support for ideas, and the opportunity to directly influence company results.
  • Contribution to a dynamic business in a strong growth phase.
  • Continuous personal development and growth with the company, with opportunities to learn from industry leaders.
  • Competitive remuneration, regular salary reviews, and performance-based incentive schemes.
  • Vibrant company culture, including team activities and global celebrations.
  • New office in an easily accessible location with company-provided fruits, breakfasts, and lunches.
  • Free gym membership and access to multiple sports and wellness facilities.
  • Company-provided parking.
  • Medical insurance.

Journey to FP Markets

  1. Initial interview with the People & Culture function.
  2. Interview with IT team members.
  3. Final interview with Senior Management.

Join our team and be a part of a professional, rapidly growing company operating in a multicultural environment!