Head of AI division (m/f)

Pontis Technology d.o.o.

O poziciji

The Head of Artificial Intelligence at Pontis Technology is a senior-level position responsible for leading the company's AI strategy and vision.

As a member of the Pontis Management Team, this role involves building and managing an AI team. The Head of AI will drive strategic discussions with senior stakeholders of Pontis clients and companies within Bridgewest Group to identify opportunities where AI and technology can deliver significant business impacts and value creation.

Key focus areas include optimizing manufacturing and supply chain processes and applying AI tools in the financial industry. This role also includes full P&L responsibility, as well as hiring and managing teams to achieve the company's strategic objectives.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Drive strategic discussions with senior stakeholders to identify opportunities and challenges where AI technology can deliver significant business impacts and value-creation opportunities.
  • Develop AI strategy and roadmaps for our clients, considering their business objectives, the tech landscape, and readiness to adopt AI technology.
  • Oversee our clients' entire lifecycle of AI projects, from initial concept and requirements gathering to development, testing, and final deployment.
  • Work hands-on on new projects before onboarding new team members.
  • Collaborate with existing local and regional tech and analytics teams.
  • Develop a network of prospective clients with potential interest in our tech offerings.

What we are looking for in the Head of AI is:

  • Ten years of experience in IT, Machine Learning, or a similar field.
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Business Engineering, IT, AI, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a technology or AI consultant.
  • Understanding of emerging technologies such as generative AI and machine learning.
  • Ability to develop strategic plans and lead complex projects.
  • Strong relationship-building skills with clients and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience in consulting and strategy.

A little bit about us

Pontis Technology is an IT service company based in Zagreb, Croatia founded in 2022. We love to have fun, but we’re not joking around when it comes to your software.

We develop and improve software solutions for companies and public institutions, build digital products for modern companies, and scale their teams, whether they are startups or established enterprises. Our full-cycle software development capabilities are powered by teams of Front-end and Back-end Engineers, Designers, QA Engineers, Data Engineers, Project Managers, and Business Analysts.

Some of our current clients include a UK-based social sports platform, Teva Pharmaceuticals, OTP Bank, a leader in the German automotive industry, and the award-winning production company Light Film International.

In 2024, we acquired Clover Studio (Studio Djetelina d.o.o.), a company with international clients focusing on mobile development and design. One of our objectives is to become the regional leader in AI solutions, utilizing the knowledge within the company and prospective projects within the industry.