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Operations Manager



London, UK · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
London · Hybrid

Operations Manager

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Who Are We?

Thaleron is a driven team with significant financial backing developing an entirely new mechanical energy storage technology. We have proven it in the lab, and are now building our first scale prototypes. Our aim is not to just make a carbon-free grid cost-competitive with fossil fuels, but drastically cheaper. If we succeed, we will unlock the fourth industrial revolution.

Your Team

We believe in small superstar teams, with high autonomy and responsibility. As the Operations Manager at Thaleron, you’ll be part of a team of world experts, developing new concepts, rapidly building and testing to destruction.

Our team is onsite at least three days per week, creating an environment conducive to rapid innovation and seamless teamwork.

Your Role

          As a small, efficient team, all of our people perform a wide variety of impactful roles with real ownership.

          This position will include (but is definitely not limited to):

          Team Support

          • Run payroll and expenses, and manage and improve systems and processes
          • Book travel and accommodation
          • Organise team events
          • Issue and manage NDAs

          Finance - File routine annual filings & get HMRC valuation approval for EMI options

          IT - Buy laptops and other equipment, manage licenses (Microsoft)


          • Organise cleaning & maintenance
          • Manage utilities & service charges
          • Coordinate fit-out works for our new unit in Maidenhead

              What you need to succeed:

              • Experience of managing an office / industrial unit
              • Intermediate IT skills, particularly Microsoft 365
              • Experience of organising procedures, improving processes and managing external providers
              • Hyper organised
              • Great communication and collaboration
              • Procurement experience

              Extra kudos:

              • You've worked in an engineering / R&D environment
              • Accounting / finance experience or knowledge

                Candidate Journey:

                1. Talent Screen - video call (30-45 minutes) - an introductory call with our talent consultant.

                2. Competency Interview - video call (60 minutes) - initial, competency-focused interview with our COO.

                3. Onsite meeting (90-120 minutes) - in-person meeting with the team in central London. You'll participate in a collaborative task and spend valuable time with the whole team.

                Along the way, we might also ask you to speak with one of our major investors.

                This process is designed to give you every chance to get the measure of us, and us of you. The various stages give you a fair opportunity to show your unique strengths and qualities, and enables each of us to establish if we’re a good fit for the other.

                Please share with us any individual needs or reasonable adjustments we may need to make in advance of commencing the interview process with us.

                More About Us:

                You can find more information about our company and our technology here.

                Remote status
                London · Hybrid

                Operations Manager

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