Chief Of Staff - #305874

Swift Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time

Purpose of the role:
We are seeking a highly skilled and strategic Chief of Staff to support the CEO in driving the company's vision and objectives. This critical role requires a dynamic individual with exceptional organisational, analytical, and leadership skills. The Chief of Staff will play a pivotal role in managing key initiatives, facilitating communication, and ensuring efficient operations within the CEO's office.


  • Strategic Planning:
    • Participate with the CEO and senior management team in strategic planning, policy development and decision-making.
  • Project Management:
    • Oversee and manage key projects and initiatives, ensuring timely execution and delivery.
    • Coordinate cross-functional teams to drive collaboration and achieve project milestones.
    • Create and maintain systems and processes to streamline operations.
  • Communication and Liaison:
    • Serve as a primary point of contact between the CEO and internal/external stakeholders.
    • Draft and review communication materials, including reports, presentations, speeches, and official correspondence.
  • Executive Support:
    • Act as a right-hand to the CEO, providing support in travel arrangements, calendar management, meeting preparation, taking notes and assuming responsibility for the completion of action items.
    • Anticipate needs and proactively address issues to optimise the CEO's time and focus.
  • Team Leadership:
    • Lead and mentor a team of executive assistants and support staff.
    • Foster a collaborative and high-performance work environment within the CEO's office.
  • Policy and Process Optimization:
    • Evaluate and streamline existing processes to enhance efficiency and productivity.
    • Develop and implement policies to ensure effective decision-making and governance.

Skills and competencies required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent adaptability and collaboration skills
  • Exceptional project management and organisational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Leadership experience with a track record of driving results.

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Management, or a related field. MBA preferred.
7 – 10 years of proven experience in a Chief of Staff or similar strategic role, preferably in the technology industry.

R75 000 - R85 000

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