Country Head (South Africa)

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.Job Responsibilities:Oversee and provide guidance on strategic and business decisionsServe 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 cryptocurrenciesLead the development and execution of public policies, engaging on legislative and regulatory issues that impact the company's reputation with policymakersWork collaboratively to publish and disseminate papers to drive education and influence legislators, agency officials, stakeholders and the general publicEnsure alignment in message and policy positions across key functions, counseling business leaders to understand the importance government relations play in the success of the businessBuilding and maintaining relations through networking and stakeholder engagements in support of company's legislative and policy prioritiesJob 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.
Cape Town, WC, ZA