We are hiring a Chief of Staff to enable the global support organization to operate at a higher level of performance, working with departmental leadership to drive execution of the department's growth plan. This role reports to the VP of Global Support, and has executive visibility as a key leader within a department at the heart of Canonical's business.
This is an opportunity for a leader with a passion for Linux and global organization, to shape, assess and drive growth within a core business.
What you will do
Work with department leadership to shape long term strategies for the department
Understand, report and manage organizational and team level KPIs
Prioritize growth initiatives while safeguarding current operations
Manage the strategic agenda of the leadership team
Running leadership team meetings
Ensure a strong, candid team dynamic with productive, professional dialogue
Be a strategic advisor, confidant and proxy for the VP, Global Support
Clarify and oversee connection points and initiatives across departments
Optimize processes by looking for and addressing gaps and inefficiencies
Work from home with global travel up to 20% for internal and external events.
Who you are
You are an articulate communicator and master organizer
You love open source software and working with brilliant people
You enjoy getting all the details right and running a smooth organization
You’re a proven generalist and follow industry trends and new technologies
You understand and value getting things done the right way
You value soft skills and are passionate, enterprising, thoughtful, and self-motivated
You’ve worked with Linux, with a preference towards Ubuntu
You are familiar with public and private cloud platforms
Canonical is a growing, international software company that works with the open-source community to deliver Ubuntu -- the world’s #1 cloud operating system. Our mission is to realize the potential of free software in the lives of individuals and organisations. Our services are helping businesses worldwide to reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security with Ubuntu.
What Canonical Offers:
Work from home
Learning and Development
Annual Compensation Review
Priority Pass for travel
Canonical believes a diverse workforce enhances our ability to deliver world class software and services which meet the world’s computing needs. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.