May 11, 2023

Operations Manager

  • Evmos
  • Berlin, Germany
Executive Management Operations

Job description

Evmos is the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) Hub on Cosmos and enables developers to launch apps that run smart contracts across any number of EVM and Cosmos-based blockchains. It makes that process as simple and seamless as possible by allowing developers to continue creating apps in programming languages they’re already accustomed to in the Ethereum ecosystem such as Solidity or Vyper. 

Evmos opens a new frontier for blockchain applications, expanding the functionality of the EVM by enabling cross-chain applications that tap the liquidity and user bases of multiple blockchain ecosystems to provide more unified experiences.

This is an opportunity to join Evmos at a pivotal time on our growth journey. Having raised $27m in funding from investors including Polychain Capital, Coinbase Ventures and Circle Ventures, Evmos is now poised to accelerate towards our goal of becoming the playground for Ethereum Apps in the Cosmos ecosystem.

Operations at Evmos is a truly cross-functional role that reaches across multiple teams including Finance, BizDev, People Operations, and Legal. Our objective or “North Star” is the alignment of our team on vision strategic intent and roadmap, and to ensure the efficient execution of daily tasks and activities across all Evmos teams.

About the role

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join our Operations Team. In this role, you will be a major contributor to running daily operations across our entities. You work closely with Evmos Operations colleagues and cross-functional team members from People Operations, Business Development, Finance, and Engineering. You will solve Business, People and Legal challenges and support the executive team of Evmos by engaging in special, high velocity projects that will range across all functional areas of the company, while making sure that our day-to-day operations run smoothly.

Candidates, who are fascinated with all aspects of running Operations in a tech startup, who are solution-oriented, structured, numbers-driven and have excellent written and verbal communication skills will get the opportunity to solve some of the most exciting crypto-specific operational challenges of a company in a high-growth phase. 

The ideal candidate previously worked in a Tech Startup, Strategy Consulting or Investment Banking as an Analyst, in a law firm as a lawyer that challenged them to work in a fast-paced, agile and distributed team environment, who had to bring parties together for shared benefit and can work autonomously creating their own goals and desired outcomes for the role.

What you'll be doing

  • Establish and take ownership of new Operations processes, especially in People Operations, Community Engagement, Events, Legal
  • Assist Operations Leadership with special projects across Legal, Finance, Events- and People-Ops-related functions
  • Run external supplier negotiations (e.g. SaaS companies) for Evmos entities
  • Representation of Evmos at conferences, in our digital channels and communities
  • Organise Berlin-based hackathons, conferences or other events to engage with the Developer Community
  • Define strategic priorities for yourself and the rest of the team to bring more value to the Evmos ecosystem

What you will learn

  • You’ll get familiarity with blockchain technologies and to a point where you can develop an intensive depth of knowledge of them.
  • Developing an active and prosperous ecosystem of value creation on the Evmos blockchain.
  • Bringing new projects, brands and users to the Evmos Ecosystem.


Nice to Have

  • Understanding of Web3 and DeFi
  • You have founded a company before and understand processes needed to operate an GmbH
  • Speaking German is a big plus
  • Presentation-building experience (Google Sheets, Powerpoint)