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Chief of Staff

Company: Autodesk, Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Requisition ID #23WD66834Position OverviewReporting to the Vice President of Autodesk Education Experiences (AEX), the Chief of Staff will focus on relentlessly improving the performance level of the Executive and leadership staff. This role is a trusted advisor to the leader and will focus on strategy, operational efficiency, and organizational alignment. This includes managing and driving the engagement model for leadership staff in order to ensure rapid decision making, coordinated execution, and visibility to key initiatives within the team all while incorporating the Autodesk Culture. -Critically, this role will build 'connective tissue' to enable a healthy and performant organization by designing/optimizing operational models, processes, and programs that enable the organization to realize our strategy and objectives. -The successful candidate will be a resourceful leader with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation, communication, and organizational skills. This person will have a strong work ethic, a commitment to clear goals and measurable outcomes, and an ability to learn quickly and work well in teams.Responsibilities

  • Manage the annual strategic planning process for the AEX leadership team and facilitate the execution, communication and review of these plans -
  • Ensure operational excellence and leadership team alignment by leveraging processes and frameworks that drive effective decision making and clear accountability, including tracking and reporting on follow-up actions required
  • Design and orchestrate the business cadence of the leadership team through planning and facilitating staff meetings, QBRs, offsites, extended leadership team meetings, etc. This could include team building sessions, organizational reviews, strategy discussions, and other strategic meetings & workshops
  • Aid in the creation of the organization's yearly goals, objectives and key results, and key performance indicators. -Track and report out organization OKRs and WWM deliverables on a quarterly basis. - Serve as the main point of contact to provide updates on defined set of quarterly deliverables across the company
  • Act as a 'trusted counsel' to the executive and senior leadership team to elevate and amplify their capacity, capability, and effectiveness. - Provide insight and analysis on the organization's operations, key decisions and other business areas as well as serve as liaison or proxy when needed
  • Create strategic messaging -both written & spoken to provide an overall view across teams to help collaboration across the organization. Own and drive communications, ranging from internal team communications, and executive communications for the leader being supported, and communications out to the wider Autodesk organization (for example, org-wide announcements, All Hands, annual plans, and ad hoc communications)
  • Partner closely with other functions relevant to the team, including Finance, HR, Recruiting, Product Management, Marketing and various other teams at Autodesk to represent the needs and priorities of the AEX team and build plans to support them
  • Plan and lead strategic projects and programs that impact the overall success of the company and advance the Autodesk Culture, ranging from team/leadership development, employee rewards/recognition/well-being, talent planning/performance management/recruiting, new systems/processes to streamline team efficacy, etc. - Work across teams to advance organizational goals and foster trust, including working with other Chiefs of Staff across the company to develop and cascade best practicesMinimum Qualifications
    • 15+ years of demonstrated success leading large, complex projects and / or programs across teams or organizations, often working on multiple projects at the same time
    • Solid business acumen, critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills, including ability to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and concrete action plans
    • Versatile self-starter with a team-oriented work style. Ability to build credibility and relationships quickly across functions and levels
    • Persuasive leader with experience driving initiatives with demonstrable outcomes, engaging with executives, and supporting others to articulate a vision
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate complex concepts concisely, clearly and effectively across multiple levels including executive leadership team, peers, managers and junior staff
    • Team organizer, builder, and motivator with exceptional influencing skills who can exercise judgment related to prioritization and risk management
    • Experience building programs that enhance the effectiveness, engagement, and satisfaction of teams
    • Trustworthy with high integrity, and the ability to maintain appropriate confidentiality
    • A good sounding board for others, with low ego and ability to anticipate the needs of a busy executiveClick below to learn more about our benefits in the US.At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact .Salary is one part of Autodesk's competitive package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $125,600 and $203,170. Offers are based on the candidate's experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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