Public Policy Sr. Expert (Brazil)



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Latin America
Posted on Friday, January 5, 2024

Working At Bitso

We are a diverse team that takes pride in understanding the perspectives of others. We fully embrace working remotely and we are eager to act, improve and accelerate progress inside and outside of our organization.

To drive revolutionary changes in society and make crypto useful, we delight our customers with world-class products, deep care, and intentional empathy.

Your Purpose

As a Senior Public Policy Specialist for Brazil, you will be responsible for designing and implementing strategies devised to advance Bitso’s policy objectives through strategic collaboration with governmental agencies and other industry groups. You will work with policymakers, financial regulators, private sector participants and financial sector associations.

Reports To

Public Policy Senior Director

Who You Are

  • Passionate about public policy and how crypto can change the world
  • 3+ years of experience working in the public or private sector with government officials, industry partners, and civil society organizations
  • Experience working with the Central Bank, CVM and Congress, or experience with fintech policy preferred.
  • Availability to work full time
  • Understanding of Brazilian financial laws and regulations
  • Understanding of the global financial system
  • Ability to work with a team and being able to manage tasks efficiently
  • Strong communication skills to effectively synthesize, visualize and communicate your ideas to others in both Portuguese and English
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to handle private, sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Ability to deal with a fast changing environment
  • Be an action oriented person
  • Living in Brasilia or surrounding area is preferred

What You Will Do

  • Forge relationships with key players in the Brazilian financial industry.
  • Educate policy stakeholders about crypto.
  • Work and collaborate with Brazilian financial authorities, especially the Central Bank, the CVM and the Congress.
  • Monitor and analyze the regulatory landscape in Brazil and its implications for Bitso’s operations.
  • Collaborate with other areas in the implementation of Brazilian regulation.
  • Work to influence political and social events, as well as raise public awareness on different issues.
  • Monitor and analyze policy issues and developments of importance to Bitso.
  • Partner with product and business teams to understand and counsel them on the regulation and policy implications of specific regulation.

Research in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion suggests that individuals may hesitate to apply for jobs if they do not meet all the listed criteria. At Bitso, we value diversity and your unique strengths could be just what we're looking for. If this role excites you but you don't match every point in the description, we still want to hear from you.



Who We Are

With over 7 million users, Bitso is the leading cryptocurrency platform in Latin America. We are developing the cryptocurrency ecosystem in the region and enabling financial inclusion. We believe crypto is the future of finance, and we’re committed to making it useful by providing equal access to safe and intuitive financial products.

We are here to make a lasting impact on our customer’s lives and we do so by embracing our core values:

  • Be Human: we delight our customers through great products, deep care and true empathy. We are humble and we take pride in understanding the views of others to help us see the full picture.
  • Drive Change: we're fearless pioneers committed to unlocking the crypto revolution for humanity. We move fast, take risks and work together to drive lasting impact.
  • Choose Bold Honesty: we seek the truth, especially when it’s uncomfortable, in our teams, products and business reality because that will uncover where we need to focus.
  • Be An Owner: our sense of urgency makes us have a bias towards action, where we prioritize exceptionally and are wise in allocating our time to ensure we always deliver creative and innovative results.

Learn more about our culture and values.

Compensation & Benefits

At Bitso, you are taking the front seat on the edge of crypto innovation, creating the next generation of crypto-powered products.

So for those willing to commit, adapt and pioneer the most important change of the century we offer:

  • Me Time program, including unlimited paid time off.
  • Remote-first work environment.
  • Employee Stock Option program.
  • Zero trading fees through our Bitso app.
  • Extended Family Leave policy: all birthing parents, non-birthing parents and adopting parents are eligible for a 4-months leave.
  • Premium health, dental and life insurances in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.
  • Volunteering days.
  • Monthly stipend for gym memberships, relaxation activities, sports equipment, cooking classes, books, entertainment and more.

Want to leave an undoubtedly legacy with us? Fasten your seatbelt and join this spaceship, where you will find exponential growth and the opportunity to thrive!

  • These are the applicable requisites, although equivalent competencies in any of the above will also be considered.
  • This role is expected to work remotely.
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