The digital acceleration in the world, due to the coronavirus pandemic, has impacted the business ecosystem, not only in the economic sphere but in the way in which organizations operate and develop their talent to face a new job reality.
According to the 2021 Salary Guide, carried out by the recruitment company for managerial and executive positions Michael Page, the search for talent with digital and technological skills has increased 20% since the pandemic hit.
For most companies, internal mobility and staff training are the priority. Its human resources strategy is to provide soft and technical skills to its workforce, to rethink positions, readjust roles and fill strategic positions that contribute to the rapid adaptation of the organization to changes in the market itself.
Most demanded jobs in 2021
However, this does not close the door to job creation. Companies have had to reinvent themselves, retrain their people and step on the accelerator to digitize their processes, optimize their resources and strengthen their cybersecurity. In this transition, they require new talent with technological and digital skills, as the following ones:
Head of Growth or Chief Growth Officer (CGO) for Marketing
In marketing, this position is responsible for managing, developing the strategy, and executing it for the acquisition of new users, through programs and channels with paid media. He performs A / B tests and creates analysis and reporting systems that allow him to optimize each resource.
Head of Growth or Chief Growth Officer (CGO) for business growth
This role also helps the growth and development of all areas of the business with planning and strategic business thinking. He helps lead expansion plans for the market and shapes the plan for launching new services while ensuring strong coordination with government relations, marketing, and technology teams along the way.
Head of Product
This position designs and manages the development for the launch of products prioritizes the needs of the business and market. Leads the organization of digital products. He is responsible for creating a vision and strategy for the entire digital products organization.
It is a position that plans, designs, executes, and controls the online sales process to achieve the profitability of said sales channel. You are also responsible for knowing your target market to reach them through digital strategies that increase sales in the e-commerce channel.
Open Source Developer
Open-source software specialist, capable of programming based on the DNA of each platform or computer application. Your job is to create source codes that establish how a certain computer program should behave and what functions it can perform.
Network Engineer or Connectivity and Network Engineer
He is a professional with extensive knowledge in computer science, telecommunications, network security, and management of modern information techniques. His job is to design, configure, implement and manage communication networks.
Security Engineer or Security Engineer
He is a professional who is responsible for designing computer systems to prevent or counteract malicious cyber-attacks or hacking attempts. They monitor networks and systems for security breaches or intrusions.
Head of Supply Chain
Professional responsible for managing the flows of goods, data, and finances that involve a product or service. She supervises from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of the product to its final destination.
Professional responsible for business functions, such as purchasing planning, inventory control, traffic, receiving, incoming inspection, and salvage operations.
Chief Information Officer
It is who is in charge of monitoring all the technological processes of a company. He guides the information systems, the objective of the organization, and includes growth plans and strategies to follow to achieve that objective.
“According to the PageGroup LATAM Insights 2021 study, 60.3% of the technological leadership of companies in the region indicated that they had to accelerate their transformation processes to maintain operation”, warns Fernanda Páez, director of Michael Page, ” Companies require adequate talent in various areas to help them initiate or consolidate the transition