Chief of Staff

Permanent Enko education posted 3 months ago
Job Description

As an ideal candidate you:

  • Are passionate about Sub-Saharan Africa and education
  • Are rigorous, organized, deadline-driven, and persistent
  • Are a problems solver, you have a sense of urgency, data, and curiosity;
  • Have a strong ownership mentality
  • Are curious and quickly autonomous
  • Have strong writing skills: you formalize in a crisp and energizing way
  • Have strong interpersonal skills: to represent perspectives, get buy-in and commitment from stakeholders

Detailed mission of the role :

The Chief of Staff ensures delivery of group priorities through his/her project management skills Roles to play:

  • Initiator: Managing and following up transversal and/or strategic projects; Facilitate key strategy discussions by supporting effective decision-making. Formalizing, proposing methodologies, leading debates within the Group;
  • Implementer: Driving priorities to successful completion by supporting the elaboration, formalization, cascading and monitoring of the group vision, strategy and priorities; Acquiring stakeholders buy-in by providing value.
  • Administrator: Making the trains run on time by running the key leadership meetings/workshops (including Group Board Meetings and subcommittees): establish agenda, ensure adequate preparation, animate the meeting, track and monitor follow-ups;
  • Gatekeeper: Protecting the CEO’s time, taking unnecessary conversations off his plate. Serving as an information funnel, filter, and facilitator. Drafting key internal and institutional communications for the CEO (pitch, interviews, blogs, speeches)

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