Head of Market Intelligence

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote

Who we are:

The Cardano Foundation is the independent, non-profit organization responsible for stewarding the advancement of the public, permissionless blockchain platform Cardano. Our mission is to establish the Cardano blockchain as the future financial and social system of the world for generations to come, driving adoption and facilitating development of the protocol. We aim to de-risk decentralization for regulators and organizations, while also giving the Cardano community the necessary tools and support to leverage the Cardano protocol to solve real world problems.

Based in Switzerland, the Foundation works to facilitate the use of Cardano in mission critical applications across a wide range of industries and markets, anchoring use cases in the off-line world and encouraging active on-chain participation and governance.

What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for an experienced market analyst which has a proven track record to create and deliver market and business intelligence. The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of the broad macroeconomic and technical landscape of the blockchain industry as well as an understanding of global adoption trends. The main responsibilities for the Market Intelligence Officer will be to conduct research over products, the Cardano network, and industry/competitor analysis as required. A core output of this role is to provide feedback into the overall Cardano Foundation strategy and align with priorities for the positive adoption of the Cardano Blockchain. The ideal Candidate will have a background in conducting industry research as well as understanding of the global blockchain industry. 

  • Establish the core research and analytics group at Cardano Foundation. 

  • Conduct market research and statistical analysis of the Cardano blockchain and ecosystem for data trends, usage, and sentiments

  • Conduct product research on genall business requirements for enterprise application solutions and service offerings and the strategic impact by regulatory bodies for market adoption of digital assets, identity solutions, and general traceability solutions recorded on public blockchain infrastructure

  • Perform blockchain industry trend analysis and market research to collect and form insights from various stakeholder groups on applications, industry developments, and market infrastructure developments. 

  • Evaluate existing major blockchain applications, commercial and industry standards, industry groups, and relevant trends that support the maturity of the blockchain industry 

  • Provide feedback and recommendations to further prioritise and redefine the Cardano Foundation strategy for market adoption and partnership activities.

What we look for in you:
  • Advanced education degree in the field of Statistics, Economics, Finance, or other related fields. 

  • A background in the blockchain/fintech/technology sector.

  • 3-5 years of experience with conducting market research and business intelligence.

  • Broad understanding of the macroeconomic and technical landscape of the blockchain industry.

  • Have an understanding of applications related to blockchain technology with traceability solutions, digital assets, smart contracts, and enterprise applications. 

  • Proven ability to clearly outline problem statements, solutions, and risk assessments. 

  • Have previous experience in managing business intelligence or market research teams.

Nice to have:
  • Excellent ability to develop and deliver presentations.

  • Excellent ability to assist with documenting use-cases and blockchains applications. 

  • Understanding of industry standards related to blockchain adoption. 

  • Ability to identify scalable applications within the blockchain industry.

About us

Cardano Foundation has incredible employees from over 24 nationalities, across 3 continents which you will work collegiately to grow the Foundation. 

Here at Cardano Foundation’s we are transparent, inclusive, passionate and innovative. As such our mission is to have a positive impact on global change and breed a harmonious working environment for our employees to flourish. 

Benefits:

  • Our employees have the flexibility and freedom to work from home with flexible working hours. 
  • All Cardano Foundation employees will have access to a personal annual learning budget dedicated to personal professional and personal development. 
  • A day a year is dedicated to a departmental team activity fun day out. 
  • Cardano Foundation gives the opportunity to its employees to dedicate a volunteering day to help the greater community or to be an expert in your field of work within the blockchain community. 
  • Employees are given additional day off for their birthday. 
  • Cardano Foundation also rewards days off as per established work anniversaries milestones.

Cardano Foundation strives to provide a diverse, inclusive and welcoming working environment. We are committed being a discrimination free organisation - including discrimination free space with regards to age, religion, race, nationality/ethnic origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Applications from Recruitment Agencies
Cardano Foundation does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Unsolicited applications will be treated as direct application regardless of the channel through which we receive them. Please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition Team at careers@cardanofoundation.org to discuss recruitment services and do not contact Cardano Foundation employees directly.
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