Regulatory Compliance Lead - South Africa

South Africa, Cape Town /
Legal & Compliance – Compliance /
Full-time: Remote
Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?


    • Track and analyse developments in policy making and national and regional sentiment and their impact on the industry.
    • Develop and implement a regulatory compliance framework suitable to the evolving regulatory landscape in South Africa.
    • Engage with external stakeholders and educate them on  major product developments, launches, policy changes, or technology updates.
    • Driving all compliance and regulatory matters with local & international regulatory bodies.
    • Work cross-functionally with teams across legal, product, technology, communications and others to understand priorities and develop custom projects where necessary.
    • Develop and implement a governance framework to the extent required by local and global regulators. 
    • Focusing on internal compliance policy review, including ongoing assessments, assisting with compliance review, internal audit reviews and ongoing or ad hoc reviews.
    • Working with in-house and external advisories to monitor, and then implement responses to, regulatory developments that impact the businesses.
    • Tracking new product/service launch compliance items.
    • Collaborating with other departments on special projects and special compliance projects as necessary.
    • Carrying out the necessary studies to ensure compliance with the regulations and providing necessary communication and coordination with regulators.
    • Keeping information and statistics on internal audit and training activities regularly


    • At least 8 years of relevant experience in a legal (general or private counsel) or a compliance department of a financial institution.
    • Experience working in fast-paced and dynamic professional environments; ability to exercise appropriate and sound judgment.
    • Ability to draft and implement policy documents to a global standard. 
    • Familiarity with the crypto industry and technologies, the policy, and political environments that surround them; ability to get up to speed quickly on complex technical and regulatory issues.
    • Ability to lead campaigns and to work independently.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with external policy and company leaders on a professional level to bring across messages and drive high-impact conversations.
Working at Binance
Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry
Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
International work environment and flat organisation
Great career development opportunities in a growing company
Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career
Competitive salary
Flexible working hours, Casual work attire