Chief of Staff CTO

Needham, MA
Hybrid ✅
Full-time
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Jan 21, 2024

Our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high-quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.

Our mission to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world allows our employees to be thinkers and tinkerers, designers and doers, creators and number crunchers, makers of things they love. As we continue to grow, we are excited to add a Chief of Staff- CTO to our global team.

Position Overview:

As the Chief of Staff for CTO, you will serve as a crucial right-hand person to the Engineering leadership, providing strategic and operational support to ensure efficient functioning and alignment within the engineering organization. Your responsibilities will involve a combination of project management, cross-functional collaboration, strategic planning, and operational oversight.

Here are some of the EXCITING things you’ll get to do:

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with engineering leadership to define and execute the strategic roadmap for the engineering department.
  • Assist in developing and implementing long-term strategies, setting goals, and defining key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success.
  • Operational Efficiency: Drive operational excellence within the engineering organization by identifying areas for improvement and implementing efficient processes.
  • Streamline workflows and communication channels to enhance productivity and cohesion across engineering teams.
  • Project Management: Oversee major engineering projects, ensuring they are completed within scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Facilitate project planning, execution, and delivery by coordinating with various teams and stakeholders.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Foster collaboration between engineering and other departments (product, design, marketing, etc.) to facilitate seamless execution of cross-functional initiatives.
  • Act as a liaison between engineering and other departments, ensuring alignment of goals and priorities.
  • Team Development and Culture: Support the professional growth and development of engineering team members.
  • Contribute to fostering a positive and inclusive work culture within the engineering department.
  • Data Analysis and Reporting: Utilize data-driven insights to track progress, identify trends, and present reports to the engineering leadership team.
  • Analyze metrics to make informed decisions and drive improvements.
  • Leadership Support: Provide direct support to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in various capacities, including preparing materials for meetings, conducting research, and managing special projects.
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. MBA or relevant business experience is a plus.
  • Proven experience in a senior leadership, operations, or project management role within an engineering or technology-driven organization.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate strategies into actionable plans.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Leadership qualities and the ability to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced, evolving environment.

YOUR ROLE in DIVERSIFYING

  • As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Explore SharkNinja’s DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities
  • Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible
  • Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues
  • Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team members
  • Be a Talent Scout; pipeline via diverse populations to enhance diversity of leaders at SharkNinja

SharkNinja is voted 2022 Best Places to Work in Boston and 100 Best Large Companies to Work For. As a subsidiary of JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited (Hong Kong: 1691), a leader in small household appliance innovation, we are ranked in the top three for the 'Best ESG Management Company' in consumer necessities sector by leading international financial magazine, Institutional Investor, in June 2022. We strive to get smarter and are dedicated to integrating DEI in our processes, practices and policies. Some of our benefits include 4 Global DEI subcommittees, 8 Affinity Groups, 5 Business Resource Groups, Cultural Celebrations, Summer Half Day Fridays, Volunteer Impact Day/Activities, Mentorship & Coaching Programs more. Plus your first SharkNinja product is on us and you can enjoy discounted products throughout the year.

At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.

YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUE MINDSET

  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other class protected by legislation, and local law. SharkNinja will consider reasonable accommodations consistent with legislation, and local law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact SharkNinja People & Culture at accommodations@sharkninja.com

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