Chief of Staff
➡️ Business Head.
➡️ Contracted 2/3 months with potential to extend to full time.
➡️ MUST speak fluent English & Dutch.
The Chief of Staff is a pivotal role responsible for coordinating between various departments, ensuring alignment with the CEO’s strategic vision, and facilitating the smooth and efficient progression of projects throughout the organization. This position requires a combination of strategic thinking, problem-solving, and operational acumen.
1. Strategic Alignment
- Work closely with the CEO to translate the company's vision and strategy into actionable plans.
- Ensure all departments are aligned with company-wide objectives and priorities.
2. Coordination & Communication
- Act as a liaison between different departments, fostering a culture of collaboration and unity.
- Facilitate communication between department heads, ensuring transparency and coherence.
- Coordinate company-wide meetings, forums, and executive briefings.
3. Project Management & Oversight
- Oversee cross-departmental projects, ensuring timely completion and adherence to defined objectives.
- Monitor and report on the progress of various initiatives to the executive team.
- Address and resolve any potential roadblocks or inter-departmental conflicts.
4. Operational Efficiency
- Optimize operational processes and workflows to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
- Identify bottlenecks and propose solutions to streamline operations.
5. Resource Allocation & Budgeting
- Assist in the annual budgeting process and ensure resources are appropriately allocated based on strategic priorities.
- Monitor budget expenditures across projects and departments, ensuring fiscal responsibility.
6. Stakeholder Engagement
- Engage with external stakeholders, partners, and advisors to gather feedback and insights.
- Represent the company at external events and conferences as needed.
7. Executive Support
- Assist the CEO with preparation for board meetings, investor presentations, and other high-level engagements.
- Provide insights and data-driven recommendations to support executive decision-making.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field. Master’s or other advanced degrees are a plus.
- 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role or a senior management position.
- Strong understanding of business operations, project management, and strategic planning.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Familiarity with [specific software or tools relevant to the role, e.g., project management tools].
- Proactive, with a strong sense of initiative and ownership.
- Adaptable to change and comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
- A diplomatic and collaborative mindset.
- High ethical standards and integrity.