The global financial ecosystem is changing. Revolutionary blockchain technology has unlocked the potential for people around the world to have more equal access to wealth and information. This transformation has begun with the mass global adoption of cryptocurrencies but like all new financial systems, it needs greater trust to realize its full potential and remain safe from bad actors. That’s where we come in. The Chainalysis blockchain data platform enables businesses, governments, and banks to solve the world’s most high-profile criminal cases, paving the way for an economy built on blockchains.

In addition to "Building Trust in Blockchains" we are actively seeking a Head of Talent Acquisition (TA), EMEA to lead and inspire our Go To Market (GTM) TA Team across the region. Are you ready to join a high growth SaaS company which is No.1 in its space?

Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Talent, International, you are a passionate, customer focused, multifaceted Talent Acquisition Leader who owns and drives the hiring strategy across the GTM, Marketing and Corporate Functions across Europe, Middle East and Africa. This leader will be responsible for leading an experienced group of Recruiters dedicated to hiring outstanding Talent.

You will possess a demonstrable track-record in leading and scaling a TA function to support business growth, be curious, thinks big, earns trust with diverse stakeholders, and is comfortable taking calculated risks to implement innovative solutions. You understand what it takes to move a successful, rapidly growing team from good to great, think creatively and can roll up your sleeves to act tactically when necessary. We require a leader with vision and innovative problem-solving skills, and a track record of success achieved through exceptional leadership and collaboration who is excited to lead a high performing team.

Core role responsibilities

  • Lead, develop and scale a high performing EMEA GTM TA team to support the regional growth across Chainalysis
  • Build solutions that scale and flex with the needs of the business.
  • Delivers results to support strategic business initiatives.
  • Partner with Business and HR leaders to determine future talent needs and translate that into a strategic workforce plan.
  • Identify appropriate metrics to measure effectiveness of TA initiatives in partnership with the Data and Analytics team and business leaders.
  • Instil Growth Mindset and Change Agility across the team
  • Develop the recruitment strategy to identify and drive productivity improvements that enable the team to deliver on hiring growth plans


  • 6+ years Direct, People Management experience in a Regional Talent Acquisition capacity within the Technology Sector.
  • Ability to lead, coach and mentor managers and individual contributors to deliver key organizational goals.
  • Proven success with program management in rapidly changing business environments.
  • Experience identifying and resolving issues independently, and can work effectively in ambiguous circumstances.
  • Ability to develop and implement planning processes and procedures across geographically distributed teams.
  • Excellent oral communication and listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and translate strategy into operational plans and business results.
  • Defines clear objectives, secures the appropriate level of resources and facilitates cross-functional team collaboration.
  • Solicits and garners required support & agreement for data based proposed solutions at the highest levels (clients and business partners)
  • Consistently uses data to drive initiatives, set appropriate metrics for the team, and to help execute on broader org wide strategies
  • Consistently attracts and hires, high performing individuals to the team who raise the average level of performance on the team
  • Creates and maintains psychological safety and encourages learning from, and admitting, failures/mistakes fostering a "blameless post mortem" culture
  • Creates and fosters a culture of accountability within the team anticipating and addressing client's, candidate's, and/or Chainalsysis employee's need

Preferred qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to translate ambiguous goals into concrete actions and drive results
  • Experience leading a large geographically dispersed team across Asia
  • Excellent writer with track record in developing white papers on proposed plans and programs
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to diagnose problems, identify and drive appropriate solutions
  • Has a data driven approach with strong analytics and the ability to create, measure and scale the right work workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team


At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency. We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun.

You belong here. 

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Juneteenth, Harvey Milk Day, and International Migrant’s Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture. 

We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more. Additionally, if you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don't hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here. We can’t wait to meet you.  

Applying from the EU? Please review our Candidate GDPR Notice.


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Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - USA

All employees are required to have or obtain a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment at Chainalysis, unless an exemption has been approved. All employees shall be required to report their vaccine status. All new employees shall be required to provide proof of their vaccination status prior to the start of their employment.  

Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - EMEA
As an employer, Chainalysis is obliged to ensure a healthy and safe working environment. This means that we must try to prevent the coronavirus from spreading inside the workplace and all employees are obliged to follow the local regulations issued by the relevant health authorities.  

  • To help support a safe work environment, we encourage all employees in EMEA to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Employees will not be required to attend an event or in-person customer meeting. 
  • Employees in the EU and the UK are allowed to travel internationally for internal meetings to any country deemed “green or amber” by the EU and the UK authorities. All attendees for Chainalysis in-person events or meetings will be required to adhere to the following guidelines:  
    • International travel will only be permitted if you receive approval from both your manager and Executive Leader
    • You must familiarize yourself and comply with any screening/safety protocols imposed by the entity/individual hosting the in-person meeting or event
    • You must comply with any and all safety guidelines and travel restrictions established by applicable law  
    • If you are in close or proximate contact with others at the event/customer site and test positive for COVID-19, you must immediately notify the People Team and avoid contact with others for 10 days

Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - APAC
With circumstances changing on a regular basis and parts of our APAC team going in and out of mandatory lockdown, APAC will continue to follow country legislation and guidelines.

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