SVP of Off-Chain Business Development (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Black Pen Recruitment

About the job

SVP of Off-Chain Business Development (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)


Our client is Africaโ€™s portal into the cryptoeconomy. They are building financial infrastructureโ€”a centralised crypto exchange; and a wallet, a lending platform, an NFT platform, and other productsโ€”to fully bring Sub-Saharan Africa into the new world of decentralised finance, ownership, and creativity. With the backing of premier crypto investors and Silicon Valley VC firms, they are now approaching the introduction of their first products to their launch markets, which are Kenya and Nigeria. An empowered, dynamic, and knowledgeable research effort is core to their enterprise, because only with the most deep and thorough understanding of the evolving crypto, regulatory, and business landscape can they orchestrate the complete crypto-transformation of Africa.

Job Type: Remote | Full-Time

About the role:

Our client seeks an experienced and well-connected Senior Vice President of Off-Chain Business Development to establish and strengthen our clientโ€™s relationships and business opportunities across the global crypto/blockchain landscape, as well as across the booming Web3, NFT, and DeFi sectors.


  • Demonstrated passion for crypto, blockchain, Web3, and our mission to succeed at the crypto-transformation of Africa
  • 4+ years of experience in networking and business development with a successful track record of securing and evolving partnerships across the global crypto and blockchain landscapes; investing experience a plus
  • A demonstrable network among top business executives, creators, and builders across the blockchain, Web3, and crypto industries
  • Proven experience with token sales/ICO marketing, as well as with token whitepaper development.
  • In-depth understanding & relevant experience in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, including a strong grasp of trends, themes, tokenomics, communities, etc., and of concepts such as blockchain, protocols, Defi, NFTs, DAOs, and other crypto-native technologies
  • The ability to multitask and to manage varied priorities across multiple stakeholders that are geographically dispersed
  • You are adaptable to an ever-changing environment and do not shy away from accountability

So, how about it? Would you like to join us as we transform Africaโ€™s relationship with finance, ownership, and creativity through cryptocurrency? This is the client's passion, and they will be giving it 120% of everything they have in the years to come.


  • A competitive and negotiable dollarized monthly salary
  • An equity package that includes both a significant share of early-stage company ownership and a large component of the companyโ€™s tokens (the internal utility cryptocurrency of their environment)
  • A generous benefits package for yourself and your dependents

Do we spark your interest? Then send us your CV today!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


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.

Apply now
Apply now

Please let Black Pen Recruitment know that you found this job on Your support will help us grow!