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Chief of Staff

  • Location: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: YHS10
  • Date Posted: 4-Dec-2018


Our client is a leading indigenous group with interests in diverse portfolio of businesses. Our client is desirous of filling a key role with best-in class talent in terms of skills and experience for the position of a Chief of Staff.

Detailed Job Description:

  • Oversee and manage the office of the Chairman, including supervision of all employees
  • Oversee the management of the Chairman's schedule and activities, ensuring alignment with priorities, and optimal use of time
  • Set the agenda for the Chairman's internal and external meetings and events and ensure that the Chairman is adequately prepared for all meetings and events
  • Coordinate the execution of special projects or commitments of the Chairman
  • Proactively identify issues that could impact the successful execution of the Chairman's commitments
  • Attend meetings, both internal and external, on behalf of the Chairman
  • Liaise with external and internal stakeholders (e.g. employees, government institutions, etc.) on behalf of the Chairman
  • Be the first point of contact on all internal and external communication that require the President's attention and input
  • Prepare / contribute to the preparation of speeches, presentations, articles and proposals for the Chairman
  • Compose correspondence on a wide variety of matters, including material of confidential nature, on behalf of the Chairman
  • Accompany the Chairman to selected meetings/speaking engagements and develop relationships with key stakeholders
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Chairman
  • Minimum of 12+ years working experience with at least 3 - 5 years in management
  • Experience in consulting, operations or marketing and sales
  • Flexibility to travel
  • High sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Strong business acumen, maturity and tact, including the ability to relate with highest levels of management
  • Highly-developed communications skills (written/verbal)
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills -able to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Able to successfully navigate within varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity, diversity and trust
  • Good sense of self and strong executive presence
  • Strong decision-making capability
  • Effective, versatile and action oriented
  • High level emotional intelligence/political savviness
  • Resilient

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