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Vice President - US Operations (NJ, USA)

Company: Tokamak Energy Limited
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Company Background
What if there was a limitless, safe, clean, low-cost energy source, providing much needed global energy security? What if that energy source could also help reduce climate change? We believe that's fusion energy. Tokamak Energy is a leading global commercial fusion energy company, headquartered near Oxford, UK. We have an unrivalled track record designing and operating spherical tokamaks; the optimal route to commercial fusion energy.
In addition to fusion energy, Tokamak Energy is recognised as the leader in High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) magnet, design, numerical modelling, and prototyping. Our dedicated HTS magnet team, in collaboration with key manufacturing partners, is focussed on becoming the leading supplier of HTS magnets to multiple markets.
Tokamak Energy was founded in 2009 and Tokamak Energy Inc, our US subsidiary, was established in 2019. The company works collaboratively on fusion and HTS magnet projects with a number of US National Laboratories and is the recipient of eight INFUSE grants from the US Government. We also work closely with commercial strategic partners such as General Atomics. Tokamak Energy Inc was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy for an award as part of its bold decadal vision for delivering commercial fusion.
Come and be a part of a dynamic and innovative team who are striving to provide a solution to one of humanity's greatest challenges: clean and sustainable energy for all.
Overview of the role
The Vice President of US Operations will play a pivotal role in launching and leading our presence in the American market. Crucially the role will:
Realise and pro-actively manage strategic partnerships (eg industrial, national laboratories, research institutions) and relationships (eg government, local communities) across diverse stakeholders;
Oversee effective delivery of flagship US government-backed programmes;
Prepare for and secure growth at pace and scale for TE Inc, while collaborating closely with our UK headquarters to ensure seamless integration and successful expansion.
Key Responsibilities:
Strategic Leadership: Enhance and execute the US expansion strategy, aligning with the global vision and goals of the company.
Nurture key partnerships and collaborations to foster effective thin-client delivery organisation, relevant business development opportunities and target market penetration.
Oversee public facing activities of high political impact to future fusion energy ambitions such as pilot plant site selection including the demonstration of energy justice and community benefit. Pro-actively engage with regulatory authorities and government entities to advocate for fusion energy advancement and address potential challenges.

Operations Management & Delivery: Ensure effective coordination between US and UK teams, promoting a culture of innovation, collaboration, and knowledge sharing.
Oversee budgeting, financial planning, and resource management to maintain fiscal responsibility.
Ensure adherence to emergent regulatory standards, safety protocols, and industry best practices.

Talent Acquisition and Development: Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the US organization, fostering an environment that values diverse perspectives and backgrounds.
Oversee the establishment of the US team, ensuring efficient resource allocation, securing top in-house talent and an effective talent pipeline to support rapid growth.
Orchestrate a high-performance team, providing clear direction, mentorship, and growth opportunities for employees.

A relevant bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred).
Substantial experience of progressive leadership experience within the energy industry, with a strong focus on advanced energy technologies.
Proven track record in successfully establishing and leading US operations for a global organization.
Expertise in talent acquisition and development, with a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, able to engage with stakeholders at all levels, from government officials to technical experts.
Thorough understanding of US energy policies, regulatory landscape, political landscape and business environment.
Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for advancing clean energy technologies.
25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Company pension scheme
Eligible for company share option scheme
Healthcare cover
No terminology in the advert or job description is intended to discriminate Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Keywords: Tokamak Energy Limited, Trenton , Vice President - US Operations (NJ, USA), Executive , Trenton, New Jersey

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