Chief of Staff / Executive Support, Special Projects Group

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 30, 2019

Role Number: 200086509

Apple's Special Projects Group is seeking a Chief of Staff/Executive Admin to support a Vice President in the Hardware Engineering organization

Key Qualifications

  • This position encompasses five primary accountabilities:
  • Preparation for, advance planning for, and facilitation of, "critical path" meetings (e.g., staff and extended staff meetings, all hands, division/CEO, etc.)
  • Coordination/orchestration of niche projects or commitments directly involving the VP and his direct reports
  • Project oversight on special projects assigned by the VP
  • Development of draft communication on behalf of the VP (this includes Keynote creation and management and project communications)
  • Proactive identification of issues that could impact the successful execution of commitments: this responsibility involves the ability to differentiate between signal and noise, then elevating those issues about which the VP needs to be aware and framing/positioning ideas to resolve the problem/mitigate the risk


SCOPE: Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.

Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends. Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Develops and administers schedules, performance requirements; may have budget responsibilities

DISCRETION: Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will add to costs and may impact the short-term goals of the organization

INTERACTION: Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company. Often must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team

SUPERVISION: Manages, perhaps through subordinate supervisors, the coordination of the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing. In some instances this manager may be responsible for a functional area and not have any subordinate employees

Education & Experience

BA/BS degree preferred or equivalent experience

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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA

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