Date posted
May 5, 2022
Position title
Business Operations and Strategy Manager (Fintech/Cryptocurrency)

Job Description

Business Operations and Strategy Manager (Fintech/Cryptocurrency)

Our Client

Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

Job Type: Remote | Full-time


  • BA / BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in a business-strategy role (Management consulting, Hedge Fund, Banking, Operations at a start-up, etc.)
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • Outstanding executive-level verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for solving complex problems, and building scalable processes
  • Comfort working in a high growth, constantly changing environment


  • Structure complex and ambiguous strategic problems for the company's leadership team
  • Develop a deep understanding of our peer and competitor positioning as well as the emerging crypto landscape to inform your recommendations
  • Define clear hypotheses to identify new opportunities, and build business cases and quantitative models that will inform and influence our strategy

  • Partner with product leadership, using data and insight to define changes, design experiments, and implement those changes across our products
  • Contribute to improving our capabilities by enhancing existing processes and recruiting and developing new team members


  • Exude your upbeat energy and enthusiasm each and everyday to motivate your team to be the best they can in every aspect of what they do

  • Celebrate the success of others by recognizing the contributions of committed team members and their achievements

  • Align your values with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Client 

  • Be a role model for the Client’s organisational culture by creating a positive impact at every touchpoint with people, with every word you say or put in print and everything you do

  • Communicate in a fashion that is respectful and well understood

  • Collaborate with your peers to collectively think of innovative ideas that drive business through technology

  • Build and utilise working relationships with internal business partners across the organisation and external business contacts

If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity, then apply today!

Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town. Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.
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Position: Business Operations and Strategy Manager (Fintech/Cryptocurrency)

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