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Full-Time Head of IT

TerraCycle – Posted by TerraCycle Budapest, Budapest, Hungary


Job Description

TerraCycle is a global pioneer in green business,operating in 23 countries in partnership with some of the world’s most recognizable brands and retailers, including Kraft/Mondelez, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, L’Oreal, British American Tobacco, and E.J Gallo to recycle previously non-recyclable waste (like juice pouches, beach plastic, candy wrappers, personal care packaging, cigarette butts and wine corks).

Located in a start up-like office in the heart of Budapest, we are looking for a Head of IT to join us and lead our global IT team. The IT team is currently a team of 20, split between web developers and help desk. The developers are responsible for managing the web-based projects in Ruby on Rails, while the help desk supports the entire IT infrastructure in all countries.


  •       Plan the full budget efficiently and precisely
  •       Plan, execute, oversee and document all aspects of global IT projects
  •       Directly manage team of web developers and help desk
  •       Prioritize incoming IT requests from CEO and other executives
  •       Maximize the efficiency of production efforts by coordinating the various teams
  •       Manage and set expectations with stakeholders and business partners
  •       Develop and implement strategies for continuous improvement of web developer team
  •       Work with the CEO and other executives to develop a technical strategy for the company
  •       Attend and drive meetings/calls with clients in English
  •       Ensure technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securely
  •       Track, analyze and monitor technology performance metrics
  •       Evaluate and implement new systems and infrastructure
  •       Make hiring decisions and help build the developer team.


  •       At least 5 years of experience in similar IT field
  •       Economics/Finance or Tech related degree, or direct experience in these fields
  •       Fluency in English (business and technical speak)
  •       Excellent communication skills
  •       Ability to delegate tasks, project manage, and motivate a team of 30+
  •       Demonstrated proficiency with project management tools
  •       Strong negotiation skills (oral and written)
  •       Familiarity with PCI and GDPR
  •       Resourcefulness with can-do attitude


  •       Flexible working hours and place (occasional home office is possible)
  •       Friendly, supportive atmosphere
  •       Competitive salary

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply by sending cover letter and CV to

Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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