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Chief of Staff

We are looking for an experienced Chief of Staff to help manage the operational success of the HBAR Foundation.

Role overview

What you’ll be doing (i.e. job duties):

  • Establish and communicate the vision, standards, and guidelines for program management at The HBAR Foundation
  • Establish necessary processes, solutions, measurements, reporting, and escalations to ensure successful delivery of programs and initiatives
  • Champion best practices and ensure the scope, business case, goals, and success metrics for projects are well-defined, understood, measured, and reported
  • Ensure adoption of standards and procedures governing the practice of program and project management and the execution of the grant portfolio
  • Lead cross-organization PMO alignment and transparency efforts, including best practices, holistic resource planning, and aggregate prioritization
  • Develop a program management strategy based on a situational awareness of the various business stakeholder's motivations including brand goals, regional needs, Governing Council and foundation strategies
  • Develop and meet project goals, delivery strategies, and implementation plans
  • Liaise with leaders, stakeholders, and subject matter experts across the business
  • Develop a team of program and project management professionals
  • Foster accountability of cross-functional team leads to resolve project issues and ensure project success
  • Conduct project post-mortems and continuous improvement sessions; ensure lessons and recommendations are incorporated

What we look for in you (i.e. job requirements):

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Masters is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cross-functional, operational leadership experience.
  • Experience in start-ups in the fintech or cryptocurrency industries.
  • Experience with foundation-wide projects involving cross-functional teams across many areas and levels of an organization.
  • Broad appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance.
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual thinking, strategic planning, and execution skills to drive organizational change.
  • Deep experience instrumenting data and analytics tied to organizational KPIs.
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced, high-volume and intellectually challenging environment. 
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to establish relationships and collaborate with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfort working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude with extreme attention to detail.
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness/ability to learn new concepts.
  • Sound and practical business judgment.
  • Team-oriented and collaborative.
  • A sense of humor.

Perks and Benefits:

  • 401K with 50% match up to 8%
  • Medical HSA, PPO including Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • Restricted Coin Units (RCUs) with all offers
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Remote-first culture with flexible working hours


The HBAR Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.