Chief of Staff

Location Abu Dhabi
Discipline: Global Markets
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ellie Lynch

Contact email: ellie.lynch@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 2404
Published: 14 days ago

Role Overview: The CEO Chief of Staff will serve as a trusted advisor and strategic partner to the CEO, playing a critical role in driving the company's vision, priorities, and execution. This individual will collaborate closely with the CEO and senior leadership team to align strategic objectives, drive cross-functional initiatives, and enhance organizational performance.

Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Planning: Partner with the CEO to develop and execute the company's strategic plan, including long-term vision, growth objectives, and key initiatives.
  2. Executive Support: Provide high-level support to the CEO, including calendar management, meeting preparation, communication coordination, and strategic planning.
  3. Operational Excellence: Lead efforts to optimize organizational efficiency and effectiveness, identifying opportunities for process improvement, resource allocation, and performance optimization.
  4. Strategic Initiatives: Lead or support strategic projects and initiatives critical to the company's success, from conception to execution, ensuring alignment with business objectives and driving measurable impact.
  5. Communication and Stakeholder Management: Develop and deliver executive-level communications, presentations, and reports for internal and external stakeholders, summarizing key insights, progress, and outcomes.
  6. Risk Management: Identify and mitigate risks to the organization, including market dynamics, competitive threats, and regulatory considerations, ensuring the company's activities are conducted with integrity and compliance.
  7. Change Management: Lead change management efforts to drive adoption of new processes, systems, and initiatives, ensuring smooth transitions and minimal disruption to business operations.
Requirements: 
  • Previous experience within a fast paced technology organisation is essential 
  • Experience in supporting a CEO of key stakeholder / board member 
  • A strong understand of the technology landscape and market trends within the GCC region
  • Highly organised 
  • Key stakeholder management experience is essential