Interim Head of IT to an international e-commerce scale-up


6-9 months

Our client is a fast-growing scale-up located with HQ in Copenhagen and with a truly international outlook, Revenue + dkk 100m and positive EBIDA.
They are operating an almost full value chain by designing, producing (outsourced manufacturing) and selling (e-commerce and B2B) their products them self. The organization counts 25 employees and the company is backed by international investors.

Our client holds a strong brand identity and is recognized internationally.

Our client is looking for an Interim Head of IT to build a new full IT setup to meet future international growth expectations. The interim Head of IT must quickly be analyzing and scoping the needs and specification before deciding on IT systems/platform. The interim Head of IT will also be responsible to build the implementation plan and start the implementation during Q4 2020.

Our client is expecting high growth within sales and e-commerce and need a stronger integrated IT setup in the full value chain.


  • Analyze and scope future integrated IT setup
  • Prepare vendor selection and drive selection process
  • Build implementation plan together with chosen vendor
  • Lead the implementation
  • Scope and implement new IT/Cyber security strategy
  • Develop and implement key IT policies

Integrated IT setup includes (but not limited)

  • E-commerce
  • ERP system
  • Business intelligence
  • Inventory management/Supply chain
  • CRM
  • Sales and Marketing automation

Currently IT systems in use

  • Google
  • Excel
  • WooCommerce
  • E-conomics
  • Zendesk

The ideal candidate

We are looking for an Interim Head of IT with experience from e-commerce and brand businesses who understand the value chain and cross-functional processes which the IT system needs to support.
You must have a high drive and be both structured as well as with a flexible mind-set required to work in a scale-up culture where things and decisions are moving very fast.

Also you must have stamina ensuring fast implementation which also means you are not afraid of doing a lot of the work yourself – and also having the ability to lift yourself up looking at the longer term requirements for the business.


Any questions regarding the assignment should be addressed to Partner Christian Hvashøj on

If the assignment is of no interest or not within your field of competence, please feel free to pass on to a potential candidate in your network.