Country Head (South Africa)

South Africa, Cape Town /
Business Development – Business Development /
Full-time Onsite
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?

Job Responsibilities:

    • Oversee and provide guidance on strategic and business decisions
    • Serve as the company’s external representative for all government relationships in SA, including attending industry events and public meetings, shaping the policy narrative around digital assets and cryptocurrencies 
    • Lead the development and execution of public policies, engaging on legislative and regulatory issues that impact the company’s reputation with policymakers  
    • Work collaboratively to publish and disseminate papers to drive education and influence legislators, agency officials, stakeholders and the general public 
    • Ensure alignment in message and policy positions across key functions, counseling business leaders to understand the importance government relations play in the success of the business 
    • Building and maintaining relations through networking and stakeholder engagements in support of company’s legislative and policy priorities 

Job Requirements:

    • A minimum of 15 years of experience in a government affairs program, ideally in a fintech industry and/or a government body addressing regulatory issues and public policy.
    • Comes with a demonstrated track record of starting up the regulatory arm from scratch.
    • Strong network and relationships across business, government, and technology across the region.
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