Chief of Staff

  • Twelve
  • Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Nov 18, 2021

Job Description

Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology.

Job Brief

The Chief of Staff will support the CTO in developing a product development schedule, tracking progress, and communicating with internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will coordinate with multiple cross-functional departments in order to efficiently allocate resources, manage risks, develop attainable schedules, and clarify requirements as needed. The ideal candidate would have an Engineering or Science degree and several years of experience with cross-functional project and technology development teams.

What You Will Do

  • Work with CTO to establish goals and requirements for product development and continued innovation
  • Work with team to establish project plans and track progress
  • Coordinate resources
  • Communicate with stakeholders
  • Identify problems and lead problem solving process
  • Identify decisions, lead decision making process, and communicate decisions to team
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders (team, management, customer, suppliers, etc.)
  • Streamline processes
  • Create project documentation

Who You Are

  • Experience in program management
  • Excellent communicator (oral and written)
  • Experience working with Product Development & Stage Gate Processes
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Able to multi-task
  • Big picture thinker
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Degree in relevant technical field
  • PMP certification is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with project management methods such as agile, scrum, or Kanban

Twelve Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid sick days and vacation
  • Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

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Energy, Materials & Manufacturing, Research & Education, Engineered Carbon Removal, Climate Adaptation


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