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Chief of Staff/Executive Sales Assistant

Date: Nov 5, 2020

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92121

Company: Bentley Systems

<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">About Bentley Systems

<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. Bentley’s MicroStation-based open modeling applications, and its open simulation applications, accelerate design integration; its ProjectWise and SYNCHRO offerings accelerate project delivery; and its AssetWise offerings accelerate asset and network performance. Spanning infrastructure engineering, Bentley’s iTwin Services are fundamentally advancing BIM and GIS to 4D digital twins.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Bentley Systems employs more than 3,500 colleagues, generates annual revenues of $700 million in 170 countries, and has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions since 2014. From inception in 1984, the company has remained majority-owned by its five founding Bentley brothers.



Chief of Staff/ Executive Sales Assistant


Position Overview / Position Summary / The Role

We are looking for a Chief of Staff for the Chief Revenue Officer. As Chief of Staff, you will work closely with the Account Advancement leadership team in driving the rhythm of the business- thinking holistically and strategically about key operational rhythms, business processes, procedures and supporting the business and enabling effective execution.

Within this role, you will be focused on continuous operational and business improvement and effectiveness through means of using your expertise to identify issues that impede business group success. You will streamline time management, information, and decision processes to be more effective for the VP and the organization. You will be the trusted advisor. Your goal is to enable the leadership team to operate at a higher level of performance.

Responsibilities / Your Day to Day / What’s Involved / This Is What You’ll Be Doing

  • Support the CRO in preparing presentations for external and internal audiences such as users, conferences, senior leaders of the company, All Hands meetings etc.
  • Chair the team meetings, including developing the agenda to review strategic topics and monitor operational health such as success indicators, budget, colleague engagement, etc.
  • Gathering statistics to support the sales monthly, quarterly, annual report.
  • Structure Operational reviews- project reviews that drive operational efficiencies
  • Drive people development initiatives in conjunction with CRO and HR Business Partner. Examples include defining and executing hiring strategies, supporting the development of a learning agenda, assisting with inclusion initiatives, and instituting policy/guidelines to respond to group’s feedback/improvement areas.
  • Establishing priorities for the CRO's calendar considering organizational and cross-group schedules and commitments. Manage day to day schedules in such a way that the executive can complete their obligations in an organized, efficient way.
  • Act as a proxy to the VP in requested meetings.
  • Book appropriate domestic and international travel within Concur travel policy, taking into consideration account travel Visas, costs and proper documentation. Expense reimbursement, submission and issue tracking.
  • Business Intelligence/Sales Support work (Forecast, discount/exception approvals), using our SAP CRM system and our online reporting tools.
  • Assisting Sales with the most strategic Proposals and Sales issues.
  • Occasional support for Events organization where needed.
  • Other administrative and project duties as requested.


Qualifications/Requirements / What You Bring to the Team / All About You / What Are We Looking For / What You Will Need / What You Need to Succeed

  • 5+ years of SaaS/Software or other high-tech industry experience
  • Experience with executive level calendar management
  • Experience with domestic and/or international travel coordination
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products
  • Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Visio)
  • Detail-oriented, strategically adept, and a go-getter
  • Proven, applied data-driven, decision-making skillset
  • Demonstrated ability to create and drive strategies, work independently, and simultaneously manage diverse assignments while remaining organized and productive in a highly interrupt driven environment.
  • Must possess a well-developed ability to read the internal and external landscape
  • Must have strong business acumen in order to understand, prioritize, and act on the many requests received.
  • Strong ability to influence and collaborate is a must in this position, as success will be measured by ability to influence situations where no formal authority exists.
  • Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong desire and commitment to achieve operational excellence.
  • Must demonstrate strong teamwork, resourcefulness, and be trustworthy with sensitive information.
  • High tolerance for ambiguity, with the ability to create order.
  • Have fun at work and help others do the same!
  • Capacity to quickly learn organizational structure and the objectives of the team.
  • A terrific work ethic accompanied by an ever-positive, get-it-done attitude.


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<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age or any other protected characteristic.  Additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law may be found by clicking <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">here<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif"> and <span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">here<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">.


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<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Please be aware Bentley is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. This includes any phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Bentley via-email, the Internet (including social media) or in any form and/or method for this specific position in the absence of a written recruiting agreement executed by both you and/or your firm and Bentley will be deemed the sole property of Bentley and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Bentley.

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