Companies are now hiring 'directors of remote working' to manage staff who ...

Companies are now hiring 'directors of remote working' to manage new armies of staff who never see the office – as one in five employees now works exclusively from home Employers are hiring 'head of remote' to manage staff working from home Data shows that vacancies for remote roles have risen by 147 per cent  'Remote working is 'here to stay' according to  the co-founder of Adzuna

By Aliki Kraterou For Mailonline

Published: 10:42 BST, 1 October 2020 | Updated: 11:57 BST, 1 October 2020

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Companies are now seeking specialist bosses to manage the armies of eployees who work solely from home amid the coronavirus lockdown. 

Although working remotely seemed to be a temporary solution during the pandemic, jobs website Adzuna suggests it could be here to stay with vacancies for positions including 'head of remote' and 'director of home working'. 

And this new demand for remote managers is expected to increase as more companies opt for hiring remote staff, according to Adzuna. 

Companies are hiring 'head of remote' to manage staff working from home

Companies are hiring 'head of remote' to manage staff working from home

Facebook advertises a vacancy for a new 'Remote work director' to help develop long-term remote work plans. 

The pioneer in the role of head of remote is Gitlab's Darren Murph, who has had this job way before the pandemic. 

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