Senior Manager/Director Business Operations & Strategy, Trust & Risk

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 26, 2022

This role will lead the Business Operations & Strategy Team supporting the Trust & Risk org at Coinbase. You’ll partner directly with the Chief Legal Officer (Head of Trust & Risk) and their leadership team (VPs of Legal, CCO, Chief Policy Officer) on high-impact decisions across several high-priority areas, including shaping our product strategy, our overall policy strategy, and operationalizing key Trust & Risk and Coinbase-wide strategic initiatives.


  • Partner with the CLO and their team to design and launch new strategic initiatives that will ensure that Coinbase maintains its reputation as the most trusted platform in crypto
  • Support the design of operating models for engaging with Regulators and Federal/State policymakers to make a meaningful impact on regulation and legislation in the US
  • Help scale Coinbase’s core Compliance and Legal capabilities via designing new processes, tooling, and performance management system to meets the needs of our rapidly growing customer base and ever expanding regulatory footprint
  • Partner with the heads of product and operational functions to ensure our legal and policy priorities are represented in the product development process
  • Steer large, cross-functional projects and build consensus with senior leadership across the organization

Job Requirements

  • MBA, MPP/MPA, or JD or advanced degree.
  • 6 + years of experience working in some combination of management consulting, public policy, policy/strategy in Tech and/or Financial Services, or legal practice (role dependent upon experience level).
  • Exceptional ability to support senior leaders and cross-functional teams from a position of influence/partnership.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to succinctly distill complex ideas in a way that clearly communicates impact and recommendations to a wide range of (non-technical) audiences.
  • Passion to go above and beyond to solve complex problems and build scalable processes.
  • Comfort working in a high-growth, constantly changing environment.
  • Passion for crypto.

Nice to haves:

  • An understanding of and passion for the cryptocurrency industry and existing regulatory landscape/challenges.
  • Experience working at a high growth startup / tech company.
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