Web3 Regulatory Compliance Lead - South Africa

Job at Binance

South Africa, Cape Town

Full time

Regulatory Compliance Lead - South Africa

South Africa, Cape Town 

Legal & Compliance – Compliance 

Full-time: Remote

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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?


  • Track and analyze developments in policymaking and national and regional sentiment and their impact on the industry.
  • Develop and implement a regulatory compliance framework suitable to the evolving regulatory landscape in South Africa.
  • Engage with external stakeholders and educate them on major product developments, launches, policy changes, or technology updates.
  • Driving all compliance and regulatory matters with local & international regulatory bodies.
  • Work cross-functionally with teams across legal, product, technology, communications, and others to understand priorities and develop custom projects where necessary.
  • Develop and implement a governance framework to the extent required by local and global regulators. 
  • Focusing on internal compliance policy review, including ongoing assessments, assisting with compliance review, internal audit reviews, and ongoing or ad hoc reviews.
  • Working with in-house and external advisories to monitor, and then implement responses to, regulatory developments that impact the businesses.
  • Tracking new product/service launch compliance items.
  • Collaborating with other departments on special projects and special compliance projects as necessary.
  • Carrying out the necessary studies to ensure compliance with the regulations and providing necessary communication and coordination with regulators.
  • Keeping information and statistics on internal audit and training activities regularly


  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in a legal (general or private counsel) or a compliance department of a financial institution.
  • Experience working in fast-paced and dynamic professional environments; ability to exercise appropriate and sound judgment.
  • Ability to draft and implement policy documents to a global standard. 
  • Familiarity with the crypto industry and technologies, the policy, and political environments that surround them; ability to get up to speed quickly on complex technical and regulatory issues.
  • Ability to lead campaigns and work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with external policy and company leaders on a professional level to bring across messages and drive high-impact conversations.

Working at Binance:

• Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of financial 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

Company: Binance

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