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Head of Crypto

Job title: Head of Crypto
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Sector:
Salary: SGD15,000-SGD20,000 per month
Contact name: Shahbaz Khan
Contact email: shahbaz.khan@ellwoodconsulting.com.sg
Published: 5 months ago

Job description

​About our client

Our client is building a multi-country digital banking group, focused on emerging markets. They are driven by the conviction that financial technology can be used to broaden economic participation and unlock human potential. They are headquartered in Singapore with ~550 people across South Africa, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Hong Kong.

About the role

We are seeking to hire a Head of Crypto who will be a key member of the Global Strategy Team. He or she will be responsible for creating a new global business vertical in our group. The Head of Crypto will lead all crypto-asset initiatives across our existing markets and new markets, and will be required to drive these initiatives from inception through to execution. He or she will lead a “crack” team of cryptostrategists in our in-country businesses to bring the vision to life. This is a highly unique role for an entrepreneurial visionary who can unlock market-changing opportunities by bringing the worlds of traditional finance and crypto-finance together through the launch of innovative products and services. The role is based in Singapore and will report directly to the Chief Strategy Officer.

Your responsibilities

  • Formulate the long-term crypto-strategy for the Group.

  • Design the business model for the crypto-vertical and drive the platform to profitability.

  • Develop and oversee the high-level crypto-roadmap, with Group and in-country business strategic priorities in mind.

  • Innovate new crypto products in collaboration with our existing and new digital banks

  • Define the high-level product features and collaborate with the development teams to iterate on product, and ultimately oversee the delivery of products and features in a timely manner

  • Develop the right strategic partnerships for the crypto-vertical to establish competitive advantage, and oversee the partnership relationships to drive performance.

  • Partner with our in-country digital banks to craft and execute the go-to-market strategy for the crypto-vertical.

  • Build the global crypto platform team.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier university in relevant disciplines.

  • Experience in leading crypto projects, crypto exchanges, digital asset infrastructure or other relevant companies.

  • “Crypto-geek”, who has an in-depth understanding of block chain, cryptocurrencies and the digital asset ecosystem.

  • >6 years working experience, including experience in a leadership role, preferably in a high-growth digital business.

  • Self-starter, results-oriented with a proven ability to bring creative ideas to life from ideation, strategy and to delivery.

  • Strong ability to model financial and business logic quantitatively.

  • Strong ability to find and implement strategic partnerships that have demonstrated success.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to travel occasionally.