Finance & Office Manager

Oxford, England, United Kingdom


We are a new spin-out from the University of Oxford seeking a Finance & Office Manager responsible for our financial management and administration. As a well-funded early stage company this is a great opportunity to get involved in all aspects of office management including HR, marketing and health and safety.

With a flexible approach you will have at least five years’ experience in a similar role to be able to develop our administrative functions as we continue to grow. The role would be 30 to 37.5 hours a week and we are able to offer flexibility on days/hours worked.

The Role

Reporting to the CEO as Office Manager you will be responsible for the following: -

This is not an exhaustive list and the role is likely to evolve as we do so you will need to have a willingness to contribute to the wider activities of the company


You will be able to demonstrate that you: -

Ideally you will also: -


Salary: £35 - £40k p.a. pro-rata dependent on experience

We offer a comprehensive package including bonus scheme, pension, private healthcare, life insurance and income protection and participation in our share option scheme.

Closing date: 20 March 2019 - subject to change

As part of the recruitment process a selected candidate will be required to undergo security screening to BS7858.

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About Us

Opsydia is set to bring significant security advances to a number of markets. Harnessing short pulse laser technology, the company has the ability to create serial numbers, logos or marks, invisible to the naked eye, inside transparent materials including diamond, glass and polymers for security applications. We are currently developing a range of industrial solutions for commercial deployment. Other applications for the technology include advanced diamond-based sensors. The company has secured funding to take it to planned profitability from leading investors experienced in supporting Oxford spin-outs. The first customer has been secured and the company is already generating sales revenues.

The company is based in the Centre for Innovation and Enterprise at Begbroke Science Park north of Oxford. Begbroke offers comprehensive facilities on-site including a restaurant, coffee shop, free parking and a minibus service between the park and Oxford.

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