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Chief of Staff



People & HR, Operations
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023

What to expect

As the Chief of Staff, you will play a pivotal role in driving strategic initiatives, enhancing operational efficiency, and supporting the executive leadership team. You will work closely with the CEO and other key stakeholders to ensure smooth execution of business strategies, facilitate effective decision-making, and promote cross-functional collaboration. This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual to make a significant impact on our organization's growth and success.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, or a related field (MBA preferred).
  • Proven experience in a similar Chief of Staff or senior management role within a fast-paced, high-growth environment, preferably in the fintech industry.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to think strategically, analyze complex problems, and develop creative solutions.
  • Excellent project management skills with a track record of successfully leading and driving cross-functional initiatives.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality in handling sensitive information.

In office perks

  • Free healthy breakfast, lunches and snacks (Cape Town)
  • Free healthy lunches and snacks (Johannesburg)
  • Free laundry service (Cape Town and still to launch in Johannesburg)
  • Monthly socials (Cape Town and Johannesburg)
  • On-site Barista (Cape Town)
  • Workplace Concierge (Cape Town)
  • Ozow Library (Cape Town)
  • Ozow Playroom (Cape Town)

Perks for South African based employees

  • Medical aid subsidy (permanent staff)
  • Group Risk Insurance (permanent staff)
  • Paid annual leave
  • Employee Health and Wellness Assistance
  • Gym / Fitness sessions
  • Ozow Cookbook
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Mentorship programme
  • Community initiatives
  • Quarterly team retreats and annual company retreats
  • Employee gifting
  • Access to cutting edge technology
  • Hybrid

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