SVP of Off-Chain Business Development (FinTech/Cryptocurrency) Job at Black Pen Recruitment

Black Pen Recruitment is currently seeking applications from qualified applicants to fill the vacant position of SVP of Off-Chain Business Development (FinTech/Cryptocurrency), interested and qualified applicants can apply via the details below.

About the job

Our client is Africa’s portal into the cryptoeconomy. They are building financial infrastructure—a centralised crypto exchange; and a wallet, a lending platform, an NFT platform, and other products—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 Title: SVP of Off-Chain Business Development (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Job Type: Remote | Full-Time

Industry: Financial Services

Location: Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria Remote

About the role:

Our client seeks an experienced and well-connected Senior Vice President of Off-Chain Business Development to establish and strengthen our client’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 Africa’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 company’s tokens (the internal utility cryptocurrency of their environment)
  • A generous benefits package for yourself and your dependents


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.


Application Closing Date

  • Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply via the details below:


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