Kitman Labs

Kitman Labs

Chief of Staff

Menlo Park, CA
Dec 18, 2021
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Kitman Labs is a global human performance company, disrupting and transforming the way the sports industry uses data to increase the performance of the world's top athletes.

Driven by a passion to innovate in the areas of sports performance, analytics and user experience, we have assembled a team of the industry’s top data scientists, sports performance scientists, product, and engineering. The company received recognition by Fast Company in 2019 as one of the most innovative companies in the world.

Kitman Labs’ advanced Outcome-driven Analytics and Performance Intelligence Platform are used by over 700 teams in 50 leagues on 6 continents spanning soccer, rugby, American football, baseball and ice hockey.

We are seeking a Chief of Staff who can plan and direct all administrative, financial, and operational activities for our CEO to enable him to focus focus his time in the most impactful areas allowing him to make quicker more impactful and informed decisions. You will ensure there is dedicated time for our CEO to focus on key projects in relation to the product roadmap, large new business opportunities, key client retention, and relationship management with current and prospective investors

The ideal candidate will be hard working, motivated, inspiring and bring their all to every aspect of the position which include: documenting the business plan, supporting the creation of objectives, deliverables, and key performance indicators (measurables) that allowed the business to quickly identify where it was on track and any areas of potential concern. This will in turn allow our CEO and management team to have a more transparent view on success, improve collaboration dramatically, increased the clarity of focus, and allowed the CEO to spend more time on the areas of the business that needed the most attention at any given time.

We will expect you to:

- Make time, information, and decision-making more effective- Assists CEOs in thinking through and setting policies—and making sure they are implemented- Anticipate problems and are especially sensitive to issues that require diplomacy. Function as extra eyes and ears by pointing out political potholes the CEO may not immediately recognize- Enable CEO to have more time to think through big decisions, with the CoS serving as the most reliable sounding board - The BEST listener- Helps prioritize on items in order of importance/timing - understands enough context of the business to have clarity on what to prioritize- Follows up with other internal stakeholders to ensure that they are following through on delivering the items that they had committed to prior so that the CEO does not have to spend time thinking about it- Enforcing standards: CoS is a champion for company core values, and recognizes when someone is representing core values well or calls out someone who is not.

Experience and Skills we are looking for:

- Experience in Building a deep understanding of the business- Disciplined in project management, able to oversee multiple projects at once- Problem solving skills- Relationship management skills- Efficient and experienced communicator, verbal and written- Business acumen - can be strategic thinker and problem analysis- Can manage the a process from idea through iteration to execution


At Kitman Labs we pride ourselves on being the best and working with the best, so it should be no surprise that we are also dedicated to keeping the best through building a world-class work culture. We truly believe that a successful company begins through having an outstanding and inspiring culture, so our benefits reflect this:

- Competitive salary

- Meaningful equity

- Excellent Health, dental and vision benefits

- 401k

- Flexible workplace with options to periodically work from home


In addition to building a team with diverse skill-sets, Kitman Labs is committed to hiring people with diverse backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, civil or family status, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please let us know.

You can find information about how we process, share and keep your personal data safe by reading our privacy policy

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