Chief of Staff

Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Jul 2, 2024
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Combining cutting-edge AI technology with world-class coaches, Speexx delivers digital business coaching and language training services for global workforces. Since 2012, Speexx has helped over 1500 global clients level up their organization’s professional development and received over 200 prestigious accolades from top tier publications like G2, Fosway, and TIME Magazine for our best-in-class product. Speexx is building the future of learning and development, and this is only the beginning.

About The Role

Chief of Staff

As the Chief of Staff at Speexx, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s strategic direction and ensuring seamless daily operations. You’ll collaborate closely with our executives to prioritize and execute strategic business moves, working alongside members of the executive board and co-founders on strategy, initiatives, organizational structure, objectives, and key projects. Additionally, you’ll engage with and challenge senior management in significant decision-making processes.

Project Leadership

  • Lead special projects and initiatives, overseeing their execution and providing skillful support, for example within the P&C department.
  • Address core issues within business processes, driving continuous improvement.

Data-Driven Insights

  • Conduct detailed company operations analysis, presenting findings to senior leaders.
  • Translate insights into actionable recommendations for organizational growth.

Operational Excellence

  • Provide expert guidance to department heads, optimizing overall team performance.
  • Set key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and enhance team performance.

Compensation And Performance Management

  • Develop and streamline compensation schemes, including bonus structures.
  • Implement grading, benchmarking, and career pathing frameworks.
  • Oversee performance rating processes.

What We’re Looking For

  • Background: Minimum of 2 years as a Chief of Staff with a proven track record of establishing structures in a scale-up environment.
  • Project Management: Strong project management skills to oversee the implementation of HR initiatives.
  • Hands-on Achiever: Execution-oriented, hands-on with intercultural experience
  • Leadership skills: Strong leadership skills to lead and inspire the P&C team and the wider organization.
  • Spirit of Innovation: HRIS savvy and data & analytics enthusiast
  • Interpersonal skills: Excel in team settings through exceptional communication skills, fostering deep understanding, empathy, and collaboration to guide teams towards shared goals.

Your Benefits

At Speexx, we’re all about empowering people. That includes YOU! Working at Speexx, you can expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • International Team: You will be working in a multicultural, agile environment with team members from office locations around the globe, including Munich, Madrid, Paris, Pavia, Rome, and Shanghai.
  • Culture of Learning: Take a deep dive into our Speexx Academy, participate in our global Mentoring program, visit internal workshops or third-party training, and finally enjoy our Speexx peer exchanges.
  • Award-winning Language Training: Learn a new language or level up existing skills with our Speexx platform. Your friends and family can also receive a discount on our world-class language training.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We don't believe that a rigid 9 am - 5 pm is the right path to a great work-life balance, so we give you the flexibility to do your best work in a way that works for you and your team.
  • Hybrid Office Models: Sometimes you need to work from home, take care of a family member, or just have a change of scenery. That's why we offer flexible hybrid arrangements and the chance to work from abroad.
  • Wellbeing Initiatives: Take advantage of a discounted Urban Sports Club membership, free yoga classes in the Munich office, and 30 days of vacation & public holidays (including Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve)
  • Mobility Benefits: Cash in a monthly commuting budget for regional trains, city transport, bicycle costs, and more
  • German Pension Support: Receive a contribution to your German retirement account (BaV)

Our Hiring Adjustments & Experiences

At Speexx, we are searching for individuals with varied skill sets, backgrounds, and experiences who can help enrich our culture even further. Even if you still need to meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply. Don't let the confidence gap or imposture syndrome keep you from shining!

Just like our personalized people development solutions, our recruitment is not one-size-fits-all. Please let us know if you need any adjustments throughout the hiring process. We look forward to hearing from you!

Learn More About #SpeexxLife

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  • TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@speexx?lang=en
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