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Operations Manager



Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

We are a passionate team on a mission to enable a fairer, more decentralised world. To do so, we are building a crucial piece of cross-chain infrastructure to enable multiple blockchains to co-exist and serve different needs. Apart from the tech, we care a lot about user experience and aim to make complex technologies accessible to everyone.

A quick run-down of the job

The Operations Manager will be responsible for supporting various activities in and around our remote office. This is an opportunity to help shape internal operations, promote our company culture, plan and execute events, and remove logistical hurdles in our fast-growing company. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and wants to have a high impact in the workplace.

Please note: You must be located in Berlin. Your application will not be considered if you are outside of this region.

What you’ll do

  • Oversee and manage daily operational activities to ensure efficiency and effectiveness within the organization

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and resolve operational challenges

  • Oversee office-related tasks (ordering equipment and office supplies, handling basic IT tasks, etc.)

  • Coordinate with external vendors and service providers to maintain seamless operations

  • Be responsible for internal communication and the go-to person for all workplace matters

  • Plan and organize internal and external events, including monthly all-hands, dinners, conferences, team offsites

  • Coordinate logistics, including venue selection, travel arrangements, catering, and technical requirements

  • Manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effective solutions while delivering high-quality experiences

  • Monitor and evaluate event outcomes, gathering feedback and insights for continuous improvement

  • Support the people and operations team on special projects

  • Roll up your sleeves to get things done and cooperate with internal teams where necessary

What makes a good candidate

  • Must be located in Berlin

  • Previous experience from working in a tech startup

  • Proactivity, attention to detail, organization, and problem-solving skills

  • A clear sense of ownership, responsibility and accountability for tasks

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for effective interaction within the team and external stakeholders

  • A high level of discretion and confidentiality to handle confidential data

  • Willingness to quickly and successfully embrace and adapt change

  • Willingness to learn and grow within the role

  • Remote working experience is a plus

  • German skills are a plus

  • An understanding of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency concepts is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field is a plus

We encourage you to apply if you feel your experience and skills equip you for this job but are not listed here!

Company culture

  • Embracing the differences

    • Embrace your own differences

    • Respect and welcome the unique qualities of others

    • See others’ differences as an opportunity to grow

  • Own it, do it

    • Own tasks end-to-end

    • Hold yourself to a high bar for execution

    • Make bold decisions, and be accountable

    • Understand your limitations and seek for help

  • Fail forward

    • Try - don’t be afraid to fail

    • Learn - don’t make the same mistake twice

    • Adapt - grow with the experience

  • Have fun together

    • Take the time to get to know and understand each other better

    • Don’t take yourself too seriously and keep it light-hearted

    • Fun should be coming from a place of love and respect

What you’ll get

  • Annual team offsites (Thailand was a blast at the beginning of 2023, Vietnam this year was blast-ier; let’s see what happens in 2025!)

  • Flexible remote days

  • Flexible working hours

  • Equity participation from Day 1

  • Entitlement to work computer (choice of equipment)

  • An annual 1,000€ personal development budget once you have worked 6+ months (pro-rated the first year)

  • A one-time 1,000€ remote budget to use on coworking, office setup, etc. once you have worked 6+ months (pro-rated the first year)

  • 30 PTO days

If you join us as an independent contractor, you’re only entitled to the first four benefits of this list.

Application process

Li.Fi is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply. Join us in our dedication to fostering a workplace that values and respects each team member's unique contributions.

To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experiences and competencies. Shortlisted candidates will undergo a comprehensive interview process, including a people operations interview, take-home assignment, meet the team & founder interview, and reference check.

For more information, visit our page detailing our hiring process! If you have a question you can’t find the answer to, please feel free to reach out to We look forward to welcoming a candidate who embodies our values of ownership, collaboration, and continuous improvement.