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Chief of Staff, Global Support Services

Home based - Americas, EMEA

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

About Canonical

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
  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Compensation Review
  • Recognition Rewards
  • Annual Leave
  • 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.

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