Chief of Staff to COO – Private Equity Backed Healthcare Services – Cologne, Germany

Job title : Chief of Staff to COO – Private Equity Backed Healthcare Services – Cologne, Germany
Location : Cologne
Contact : Claire Alejo
Call : Claire
Email : email Claire
Reference : 2019137


We are pleased to be partnering with a Private Equity backed Healthcare Services business based in Cologne, Germany to hire a Chief of staff to the COO. This role will assist in the organic growth of the organisation and will offer the opportunity to work with the COO directly on a wide range of operational and transformational projects.



  • Serve as a strategic advisor to the COO, providing insights, analysis, and recommendations on key business decisions.

  • Drive company’s strategic programme by working on interdisciplinary projects and enabling operational effectiveness.

  •  Delivering strategic initiatives in cross-functional teams, across all areas of the business, to achieve measurable improvements.

  •  Manage special projects and initiatives on behalf of the COO, from inception to completion, ensuring timely delivery and high-quality outcomes.

  •  Provide strategic guidance as well as hands-on support to ensure targets are met by all various stakeholders & project leads.

  •  Directly support the COO on selected high value projects & ensuring operational effiencies.

  •    Ensure operational alignment and strategic programme organization across the business.

  •  Manage effective proactive engagement and communication with all stakeholders, facilitating dialogue and fostering strong working relationship.

  •  Prepare executive-level presentations, reports, and communications for internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Actively contribute to developing a positive culture of continuous improvement across the organisation.



  •  3+ years experience in Strategy Consulting

  • Supported by proven experience as a Chief of Staff/PMO or equivalent

  • Experience of working in a demanding environment with highly motivated and driven professionals

  • Experience of working autonomously on projects and handling multiple work streams

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and influence stakeholders at all levels.

  • Strong analytical & organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively under pressure.

  • Due to the nature of this role, fluency in German is required.