Chief of Staff

London, England, United Kingdom · Leadership

Description

At carwow, we’re aiming to create the best car-buying experience in the world. Buying a car is normally the 2nd biggest financial decision people face (after buying a house), and it’s a complex one. There are many issues people face throughout the process, and we aim to fix them.

We’re a driven, energetic startup with a team of 200+ based in London, Munich and Madrid. We are backed by Daimler and some of Europe’s leading VCs and have raised over £75m in funding since we launched, so we’re growing fast. We’re constantly asking ourselves how we can make carwow better, so if you’re curious, motivated, and want to help us change the future of car buying, get in touch. It’s the chance to be at the start of something huge. We're not all petrolheads, we're just relentlessly driven and passionate about creating the best car buying experience for consumers.

Reporting to the CEO and founder, we are hiring for a Chief of Staff. This is a role that will give full insight into the inner workings of an international scale-up, and will be a great learning experience for someone looking to start their own business, become a CEO or go on to a senior leadership position.

The Role

We are looking for a Chief of Staff to improve the overall workings of the company, align people with the strategy of the company, improve how the Exec & Leadership operate, and work with the CEO on special projects.


First 6 months objectives, working with CEO, Execs and others senior Leaders to:

  1. Assess current processes for company-wide goal-setting/OKR and implement improvements, with plans created for future cycles (e.g. reviews, planning sessions etc..)
  2. Create and implement yearly business cycle (e.g., Exec meetings, offsites etc..)
  3. Create monthly overview company metric tracking with commentary, for sharing with Leadership team
  4. Improve weekly Exec meetings & efficiency
  5. Improve monthly Leadership meeting agendas & efficiency

Requirements

Benefits

At carwow, we believe diversity of experience (whether that be personal or professional), contributes to a broader perspective and will lead to a more innovative company. We’re working hard to increase the diversity of our team and be more inclusive, so if you’re not sure you fit all of the requirements, why not get in touch? Above all, we’re looking for people with drive who share our company values (you can view them here).

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