A Chief of Staff is responsible for ensuring success in all areas of an organisation’s dealings. Their primary duties include working behind the scenes to mediate disputes, finding solutions to problems and dealing with issues.
Other duties and responsibilities include:
- Acting as a liaison between the staff, Chief Executives or CEOs regarding the company’s climate, employee’s well-being and project updates;
- Assisting and communicating with executives throughout the decision-making, program management and initiative implementation stages;
- Improving the company’s ongoing processes and organising procedures to ensure optimal efficiency and productivity;
- Designing, reviewing and improving an organisation’s structure and helping address ongoing problems;
- Building good relationships with employees;
- Gathering departmental reports and compiling them into one company report;
- Meeting with the company’s board of directors for business updates and requesting monthly or quarterly meetings with department heads.
- Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to organise, manage and direct large teams in multiple departments.
- Strategic planning and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and prioritise important tasks over others.
- Ability to analyse and compile a large amount of data and come up with conclusive results.
- Ability to motivate, coordinate and ensure proper time-management among reports.
Average salary £ 65,000/75,000 per annum, depending on candidate’s experience, education and location.