Chief of Staff | Remotive.com
The Chief of Staff is a Force Multiplier, the right hand to the CEO, supporting him in his role by taking over smaller responsibilities, handling day-to-day items and collaborate with employees to handle tasks on the CEO’s behalf.
The Chief of Staff is a strategic partner that helps our leadership team build and run a wildly successful business. As Chiefs of Staff, you collaborate with employees to handle daily tasks on the CEO’s behalf. You pass down important high-level business details from the CEO to relay to employees and are in charge of implementing and managing organization-wide initiatives and programs. You will take the information you gain from their day-to-day duties and relay any essential details to executive members to keep them involved in the company’s operations.
The Chief of Staff has the responsibility of the majority of human resources tasks – recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training new staff and providing constructive and timely performance evaluations. In your role you handle discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy. You are he go-to person for all employee-related issues.
Tasks & Responsibilities
You work with employees from all departments daily, implementing projects and delegating tasks. The Chief of Staff at DGB has the following responsibilities:
- High quality, happy, well trained and highly productive employees and swift and reliable communications within a crystal-clear organization.
- Smooth and independently operating company through good coordination between the various divisions (departments) of the organization with crystal-clear implemented policy, which results in increasing solvency.
- Facilitating, supporting and controlling operational management so that employees are well provided for, ambiguities are resolved centrally and corrections are made in the organization through advancing insight from the personnel.
- Act as liaison between staff, executives, senior leaders, and CEO, regarding company climate, employee well-being, project updates, proposals, and planning
- As Chief of Staff you are in close contact with and report to the CEO of DGB. The Chiefs of Staff is the key to ensuring that the CEO constantly remains in touch with their company. You do this by taking over daily duties, interacting closely with employees, and identifying and addressing any issues that may arise. You are also responsible for filtering essential information as it gets shared up through executive ranks.
- Gate-keeping and monitor the flow of multi-platform communications to and from the CEO
- Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
- Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
- Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
- Working with leadership to deliver, monitor and communicate progress towards goals and providing tactical support to implement ideas
- Responding to inquiries on behalf of the CEO.
- Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues
- Manage the recruitment and selection process
An effective Chief of Staff must possess the confidence to take the initiative and the power to execute. You should have strong communication and interpersonal abilities to regularly meet with employees to understand their skills, strengths and goals. A successful Chief of Staff will have specific prerequisite skills and qualifications, which include:
- Must be creative and enjoy working within an entrepreneurial environment.
- Strong written and verbal communication – The Chief of Staff regularly works with team members of all levels, so strongly developed written and verbal communication skills are crucial.
- Time management – Use skills in organization and planning to prioritize tasks, set meetings and diffuse work conflict without bringing it to the attention of the executive leader.
- Problem-solving – Whether it is conflict within the workplace or a problem with a customer or partner, it is the role of the Chief of Staff to take the necessary steps to overcome problems their organization faces.
- Ability to function well in a high-paced environment; performs additional duties as assigned by executives.
- Knowledge and experience in human resources tasks
- Be responsive to emails/texts/phone calls, with contact outside normal business hours
- Salalry ranging from USD 60,000 – USD 120,000 per year
- Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
- Work From Home
- Training & Development
- Stock Option Plan
- Laptop allowance