Business Development Manager, Payments - Singapore

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

As part of our international expansion efforts we’re looking for a strong leader to support partnerships in Singapore, who can think strategically about the market and which companies will be best to partner with, source partnerships, work closely with our product organization, and help us build across the region. 

Manager / Sr Manager, Payments Business Development  

Coinbase is growing and expanding internationally at a rapid pace. Facilitating this growth requires premier payments infrastructure and relationships with banks, payment service providers, and others to support fiat on-ramps and off-ramps for the Coinbase platform. In this role the Business Development Manager will collaborate cross-functionally within Coinbase to lead the prioritization and implementation of payments partnerships required to succeed in priority markets, then source, structure, and manage those partnerships ongoing.

In addition to the primary goal of securing payments partnerships, the successful candidate will have a regional lens to support expansion into other priority countries. As such, we are looking for an entrepreneurially minded crypto-enthusiast to implement and refine our regional strategy, establish commercial partnerships and lead the operational processes to support them, and lead our payments expansion efforts across the region. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop prioritization of banks and payment services providers within specified markets in the region to support the Product organization with needed capabilities
  • Establish commercial relationships with partners within timeframes required to support the product roadmap
  • Manage partnerships with an operational cadence—metrics and qualitative feedback—to ensure an effective working relationship that allows for continued operations and expansion of services
  • Seek opportunities for regional expansion through partnerships in support of our corporate ambitions
  • Work with product, compliance, legal, finance, and others to coordinate the initial and ongoing partnership effort 

What we look for in you:

  • Passion for and knowledge of payments and payments systems in your home country and broadly within your region
  • Experience sourcing and structuring complex partnerships that require cross-functional teamwork within an organization
  • A network of contacts within the financial services industry within your home market
  • Driven and results-oriented, but humble and self aware
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English and your native language
  • 10+ years of work experience 

REQ ID = R23737

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

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Benefits at Coinbase
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance covered at 100% for employees and 80% for dependents
  • HSA plan with company seed
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • $260 monthly Commuter Benefit
  • Monthly Gym Benefit
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Fertility Counseling and Benefits
  • Learning and Development stipend
  • 18 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Meals and Snacks provided onsite
  • The option of getting paid in digital currency