Novus's mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable water purification. We are hiring the world's best and brightest people to help make this future a reality.
To get there, we have an amazing and unusual employee culture. This document is about that culture.
Below are our values, the specific behaviours and skills we care about most. The more these values sound like you, and describe people you want to work with, the more likely you will thrive at Novus.
1. Move Fast
Our goal is always to make 10 years progress, in 6 months. Speed of activity affects Novus’s competitive advantage. Our team members work hard to develop cutting-edge products that match or exceed products that have come before us. Novus’s culture ensures resilience through speedy responses to issues found globally.
2. Lead with Change
Our technology has the potential to be truly game changing in a future moving towards more and more scares fresh water sources. This technological opportunity will not be realised or make a difference in the world unless we are leaders of change.
3. Be Honest and Open
If you disagree on an issue, it is your responsibility to explain why you disagree. Challenging each other honestly, and being open enough to listen to alternate view points, will move us forward faster. This honesty leads to the integrity of our company with ourselves, our customers and our industry.
4. Do the Impossible
We are developing cutting-edge products, looking for team members who think outside the box. We know first hand the importance of new ideas and solutions, and welcome unconventional thinking. This opens new opportunities for Novus to strategically improve our business.
5. Constantly Innovate
Innovation is at the heart of Novus. We focus on the continuous innovation at our company to help maintain the competitive advantage necessary to overcome the challenges we are trying to solve. We reward constant innovation.
6. Reason from "First Principles"
We promote reasoning from first principles in everything we do. These principles revolve around identifying the root factors to understand and solve problems in the real world. Our culture stems from using first principles in fulfilling our jobs.
7. Disagree Openly
We believe in total shared ownership of our solutions. This ownership mindset supports Novus' vision and mission to make the world a better place, by encouraging every member of our team to take responsibility and accountability for the overall performance of the business.
At Novus, we're solving the world's most important problems with talented individuals who share our passion to change the world. Our culture is fast-paced, energetic and innovative. Headquartered in Edinburgh we supply our technology all around the world, we work to build an inclusive environment in which everyone, regardless of gender, race, religion, age, or background, can do their best work.
If you're a student with an interest in accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable water for all, then apply for one of our intern/co-op positions.
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