About us:

Headquartered in London, BVNK is on a mission to make banking and payments work for crypto - the crypto market has evolved fast, and traditional finance is yet to catch up. Operating a business in both crypto and fiat today is incredibly difficult, so we’ve built a business account specifically for crypto businesses, focussing on bridging the gap between fiat and digital assets, bringing payments, trading & custody, and banking to one single platform. 

 

We’re a team of over 100 customer obsessed, passionate people and are growing fast to continue solving problems for crypto businesses around the world. Over the last two years we’ve built  a culture of growth and agility, with customers at the centre of everything we do, and we believe that our people are our strongest asset. If you enjoy working in a fast paced energetic environment, solving real world problems,  BVNK could be a great fit for you.



About the role:

As Chief of Staff you will join the executive team, working directly with our CEO, to help execute business initiatives across product, recruiting, reporting, and special projects.

 

As Chief of Staff you will help define, manage and steer our strategy at all levels in line with our global organisational focus. You will be responsible for accelerating growth, optimising efficiencies and managing OKRs. You will be tasked with implementing daily operations, aligned with the business long-term business goals, and the company’s overall strategies; acting as the bridge between the various business divisions to ensure cohesion across the business.  Working closely with the CEOs direct reports, you’ll be operating cross functionally across the entire business to inform and drive results, alignment, and build effective cross-team relationships that enable better communication and collaboration. 

 

This is a chance to come in and lead a vital role in our business and help us achieve our ambitious expansion goals. 

 

As Chief of Staff, you will:

  • Work closely with the CEO on all areas of the business. Offering a sounding board on key decision making;
  • Work with the exec team to centralise and analyse BVNK’s long-term strategy;
  • Handle investor relations and Board Meeting preparations, and ensure clean, accurate and timely reporting to the investor base as a whole;
  • Provide consistent cross-organisational communication and updates on strategy, objectives, progress;
  • Identify talent gaps across the organisation;
  • Build out the right metrics to measure delivery and for teams to track progress -- enabling organisation and teams to measure and track vs industry benchmarks;
  • Leading and implementing quarterly OKR & monthly planning with the CEO;
  • Lead Special projects, trend and competitor analysis.

 

What we need from you:

  • Extremely proactive in problem solving across the business as a whole, with an output driven approach;
  • Able to handle multi-faceted workloads and are willing to completely own a complex problem space;
  • You are data-driven, analytical, a deep thinker, and understand financial modelling;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, with laser focus on the most important outcomes;
  • Excellent stakeholder management;
  • The ability to flip from strategy to execution constantly, taking on strategic projects directly and working on long term plans to integrate solutions into the wider business;
  • Unwavering attention to detail; incredibly organised;
  • 4-5 years in a high growth startup/scale up environment.

 

Nice to have:

  • Operational experience within a tech / finance environment;
  • Experience working in a Product Led organisation;
  • Finance industry (investment management or banking) or software industry background;

 

What you can expect from us:

  • Fair and competitive salary at every stage of your growth
  • Meaningful ownership in the business through our employee option scheme
  • Flexible working hours, with hybrid working at its heart
  • A culture built on passionate growth minded people
  • A flexible approach to holiday, with 25 days as standard
  • Opportunities to travel to our offices around the world, in locations such as London and Cape Town, to collaborate with your colleagues 
  • An open and creative environment where you can help us define the future of BVNK, it’s culture, and it’s opportunity sets

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