Chief of Staff


Apply for high-paying remote Chief of Staff role. If you have excellent project and task management skills, knowledge of software engineering and coding, and can thrive in a fast-paced virtual environment then this is the challenging role you’ve been waiting for.

Chief of Staff

$ 100k/Year  ($ 50/Hour for 40 hours of productive work per week)  Remote Position   Long-term

In this role, the Chief of Staff will work directly with the COO. To master this role the candidate needs to have excellent project management, operational skills, and knowledge of software engineering coding.

The Chief of Staff has the critical responsibility of prioritizing project management work with top executives. They will be planning, coordination, and execution of global engineering programs. If you are up for the challenge, please apply.

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WHY CROSSOVER?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

We are looking for a highly intelligent, self-motivated individual that possess expert project management, task management, operational skills, knowledge of software engineering with experience in coding, extreme attention to detail, and thrives in a fast-paced virtual environment to support our COO. 
 

The right candidate to be the Chief of Staff will interact daily to prioritize and project management work with top executives. She/he will assist the planning, coordination, and execution of business initiatives including software engineering projects. The Chief of Staff will liaise with internal and external stakeholders to lead and support global engineering programs, executive communication and customer relationship management. Your goal will be to offload and handle independently as many of these requests as possible, ensuring that commitments and deadlines are never missed across the dozens of wide-varying tasks.
 
This is not an administrative assistant role.  You will be expected to solve complex problems, manage execution of projects across functional groups and have a deep understanding of engineering.  For example, your first assignment will be to deep dive into the docker based development environment platform called “devspaces” and prepare a business value delivery report.
 

 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Computer Sciences Bachelor Degree or Higher

5+ years of experience in code writing for software development

Management Experience within International or Multinational Company

Project Management Experience across cross-functional teams with demonstrated ability to lead complex strategic and operational initiatives

Intelligent and organized with the ability to manage a vast number of projects simultaneously and ensure that COO’s office never misses sensitive deadlines

Excellent English is written and oral communication, presentation and facilitation skills

Comfort in a rapidly changing environment and able to work in a virtual environment

Strong sense of urgency and results orientation

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Drive the COO’s Business Value Goals

Prioritize and triage requests from throughout the global organization

Independently able to navigate complex organizations and find solutions to tasks

Meet daily for a half hour with Group COO to ensure his commitments and tasks are met

Able to elicit required decisions to ensure your commitments and tasks are met

Create dashboards and provide deep dive analysis on key metrics that allows identifying any risk or deviation that prevents achievement of COO’s goals

 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
 

In this role, you will learn how to set goals and operate at a weekly pace. The opportunity is to shadow the COO of a group with thousands of people within 75 companies marketing more than 100 software products. Our organization acquires one new software company per week, making us one of the fastest growing private equity businesses in the world. For someone interested in software M&A, this is a great place for practical experience.

 
 
 

Relevant Files and Links


Chief of Staff is a strategic role in the organization, being a shadow for the COO in this case, or in general, a chief of staff for any CxO level in an organization brought learning experience and prepare your next steps by leading from backstage. If you had not read about it, we recommend you take a look at the following videos about a book named “Consiglieri – Leading from the Shadows” and enjoy your Chief of Staff journey.


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Consiglieri – Leading from the Shadows, Series of 3 videos

 

Questions
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  • What does a typical day look like for the chief of staff?

    As Chief of Staff, you will interact daily to prioritize work with our COO. You will assist the planning, coordination, and execution of business initiatives including software engineering projects.

    As Chief of Staff, you will liaise with internal and external stakeholders to lead and support global engineering programs. This includes executive communication and customer relationship management. Your goal will be to offload and handle independently as many of these requests as possible, ensuring that commitments and deadlines are never missed across the dozens of wide-varying tasks.

  • Can you give some example metrics/deliverables for the job of chief of staff?

    In this role, you will learn how to set goals and operate at a weekly pace. You will be measured using the same metrics that you will set for the different teams you will be working with, and they will be provided to you by the COO. For instance, your efficiency to prioritize the multiple tasks and projects to follow up, and successfully achieve our COO’s commitments.

    As this is not an administrative role, you will need to create dashboards for project management, and be capable of building reports for stakeholders.

  • Who does the chief of staff report to directly?

    This position reports directly to the COO organization.

  • What size company will this position support?

    This will vary based on the company you join. The most common size of the company in the ESW Capital portfolio will be around 120+ people.

  • Is this a technical or administrative role?

    This is not an administrative assistant role. You will be expected to solve complex problems, manage execution of projects across functional groups and have a deep understanding of engineering. For example, your first assignment will be to deep dive into the docker based development environment platform called “devspaces” and prepare a business value delivery report.

 
 
 
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