Nethermind is hiring a
Web3 Chief Risk Officer

Compensation: $87k - $150k *

Location: ENG London, England, United Kingdom

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Nethermind’s Chief Risk Officer (CRO) will identify, assess, and mitigate threats to the organization. This includes threats from within and outside the company that are likely to affect the company's operations, investments, and reputation. The CRO will oversee Nethermind's overall risk management including the company's compliance with existing government regulations.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Design and implement methods to detect potential threats to

    • operational efficiency including underperforming resources, personnel liabilities, inefficiencies, and safety risks
    • the financial stability of the company, including risky credit, investments, and portfolio inefficiencies
    • the company’s reputation including marketing missteps, private information disclosures, sanctions breaches

    Such methods may include conducting training and a whistleblower hotline.

  • Assess the company’s operations for compliance with existing and evolving regulatory risk requirements at the global, state, federal, and local levels, and prepare the operations to meet the standards required by the exchange(s) on which Nethermind might IPO.

  • Conduct and document regular risk assessments and reviews of standard operating procedures. Prepare and maintain internal and external data gathering for risk analysis and reporting.

  • Deliver regular risk analysis reports to company executives complete with actionable plans for avoiding or preventing potential threats at all levels.

  • Develop insurance strategies and financing techniques to deal appropriately with any unanticipated losses.

  • Develop investor relations and public relations capabilities.

  • Oversee all audits of accounting practices, safety measures, and compliance reports.

  • Review CISO’s strategies to identify and address risks of hacking, cyber-attacks, and data breaches. With additional focus on data protection, risk assurance, and eradicating system vulnerabilities - ensuring resilience.

  • Ensure security in areas of internal auditing, finance auditing, insurance activities, fraud prevention, disaster recovery, and change in the global regulatory and compliance landscape.

  • Detailed budget planning for risk mitigation and management-related projects

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Must be familiar with insurance and liability as well as compliance standards for the industry, including financial, property, operational, or personnel reporting, regulations, and standards.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of financing and insurance strategies to build up preventative measures against potential losses.
  • Must be a proven leader and manager, able to take charge and act assertively without guidance.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must possess knowledge of risk analysis, database management, risk metrics, and capital management.
  • Extensive knowledge of legal requirements and compliance regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage teams.
  • Proficient with risk management, auditing techniques, and accounting standards and principles.
  • Competency in computer systems and networks

Education qualification and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or risk management.
  • Master of Business Administration or law degree
  • Must have at least 10 years in risk management, insurance or liability research, or actuarial management.
  • Understanding of the blockchain industry and evolving regulatory and compliance landscape.

Perks and benefits

  • Fully remote
  • Flexible working hours
  • Plus equity.


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Compensation: $87k - $150k *

Location: ENG London, England, United Kingdom

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