Chief of Staff

Services Administratifs : Administrative United States New York, New York
Contract Type: Full-time


Position at Lee Hecht Harrison (Global)

Chief of Staff to President, LHH

The newly created Chief of Staff position is a blend of strategy, programme management and operations. You will experience one-of-a-kind situations and learn from the executive vantage point. As a trusted partner to the LHH President, this role will ensure the chief executive is focused on the most strategic priorities. The position enhances the cohesion of teams, alignment and engagement at the highest levels of the organization.  This role will provide accelerated career growth with exposure and insight into all parts of our multi-national business.

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports to the President of LHH


  • North America (Greater New York is preferred)

Travel Requirement:

  • Frequent (50-70%)


  • English


What you’ll do

Key Accountabilities

  • In collaboration with the President and Executive Leadership Team (ELT), help drive LHH strategic agenda
  • Support the President in managing and triaging workflow ensuring the focus on the most important priorities
  • Working closely with CFO and business leaders, assist in preparing monthly operational business reviews and follow up
  • Help LHH President prepare for important internal / external meetings
  • Be able to represent the LHH President in some internal meetings
  • Lead (or co-lead) specific global strategic initiatives and projects
  • Working closely with the LHH Head of Transformation, shape and produce the content for ELT meetings, board agendas and operational/strategic business reviews
  • Ensure structure and process for optimal communication within the office of the President and the executive teams
  • Connect the dots across the organisation for improved alignment and engagement – partner across business units to influence strategic and operational direction

Key Qualities

  • It’s important to be very organized and work efficiently and effectively
  • It is critical to take the time to understand the different businesses that LHH operates in and the specificities of the key markets
  • You must be people-oriented, objective and communicate well with different personality types and cultures
  • You need to be persuasive and diplomatic – you excel working through ambiguity and are a self-starter
  • It’s also helpful to have the ability to think ahead and catch problems before they arise – trouble shooter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be passionate about your role, the mission of the organisation and be a strong partner for the President and ELT


About you

Required skill and characteristics

  • At least 8 years of experience in a large multi-national organisation
  • Highly experienced across MS Office products (word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • University degree or equivalent; advance degree is a plus
  • Outstanding results orientation, plus strong skills in communication, collaboration and influence, change leadership, strategic orientation, customer orientation and problem solving and analysis 
  • Experience with transformation, change management and team leadership is required
  • A proven background in the coordination of projects with internal colleagues across functions, leadership and external parties
  • Must be interculturally savvy, able to communicate at all levels
  • An advanced understanding of strategic financial drivers and processes
  • Advanced in Microsoft office


About LHH

The world of work is ever-changing and unpredictable. Organizations are constantly fighting a battle to find and maintain their competitive advantage: their talent. To succeed, they can’t just rely on what works today, working tomorrow. They need to be ready for next.

LHH exists to help individuals, teams, and organizations find and prepare for what’s next. With integrated, end-to-end solutions that include Advisory, Professional Recruitment, Career Transition, and Learning & Talent Development, we are uniquely positioned to work together to make a positive impact on the future of every person we work with at every key career moment.

LHH is at the forefront of change to build a bigger, bolder workforce. Every day is a new day to prepare for, and we’re here to make sure the future works for everyone.

A division of the Adecco Group – the world’s leading HR solutions provider – LHH’s 8,000 colleagues and coaches work with 15,000 organizations in over 60 countries around the world. We successfully help close to 500,000 candidates to enhance their careers every year. Our local expertise, global infrastructure, and industry-leading technology allow us to manage the complexity of critical workforce initiatives and the challenges of transformation. It’s why most of the Fortune Global 500 companies choose to work with us.

This is LHH.

Ready for Next.

LHH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information on our Diversity and Inclusion policy, please consult the following link: