Head of People

  • Okcoin
  • Remote (San Francisco, CA, USA)
  • Oct 04, 2021
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

Who We Are 

Okcoin is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges. We help millions of people buy and sell bitcoin, and over 30 other crypto assets every day — but our work is a whole lot more than that. We’re building an inclusive future of finance, one that opens new opportunities to learn financial literacy, store value, and build wealth for everyone.

Ready to help the next billion people experience the future of finance with us? Come on board. We have offices in San Francisco, Miami, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan, but we are remote friendly and believe in you working wherever you work best. 

About the Team:

The People team is the heart and soul of Okcoin - they are responsible for hiring, attracting, and retaining the best talent. The team is made up of HR and Recruiting professionals whose goal is to provide the best experience for our candidates and employees while creating a supportive and warm company culture. They are a dedicated, fun and ambitious team with a lofty goal of making Okcoin one of the best places to work in the industry.

About the Opportunity: 

We are looking for an experienced people leader to take us to the next level. Reporting directly to the CEO, this person will oversee the HR and Recruiting functions. In addition, this person will continue to build out additional HR functions as the business grows.


What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Lead, build and grow all People function by implementing a People strategy to proactively position Okcoin for hyper-growth scale.
  • Oversee Okcoin’s global people strategies from our international headquarters in San Francisco by acting as a strategic partner and advisor to our senior leadership team on all People matters including employee relationships, organizational development, talent acquisition, talent management & development, people operations, recruiting, total rewards and more.
  • Foster a growth-oriented and motivating culture while keeping employees and management accountable to company policies and best practices
  • Executive coach to our leadership team

What We Look For In You:

  • 15+ years of HR and Recruiting experience in a fast-paced, global organization
  • Demonstrated success scaling an HR organization from scratch, scaling a company from 100 to 1000+ employees
  • A history of being strategic, analytical and execution-oriented
  • Experience managing teams across offices and timezones
  • Deep cultural awareness/experience working with culturally diverse company
  • Ability to influence across all levels

Nice to Haves:

  • Passionate about cryptocurrency
  • Experience working in a disruptive technology ideally within FinTech
  • Strong HR Ops experience

Highlights of Perks and Benefits: 

  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance (Company pays 100% for employee/80% for dependents)
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible PTO policy, company paid holidays, and flexible hours
  • UberEats Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program paid in BTC
  • Company Donation Match
  • More surprises when you join!


Okcoin Statement:

Okcoin is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.