Public Policy Analyst

New Delhi, Full time

CoinSwitch is the fastest growing Fintech company in India with a user base of 13M+, in just 16 months and growing every second. Currently, we make buying and selling crypto as simple as online shopping - but at CoinSwitch we are not only building a unique product, we are defining an industry.  Every day we work on industry-first problems with the resolve to bring out the best and most simple solutions for our users. The majority of these users are investing for the first time in their lives - not just in crypto but in any asset class. Their trust is what humbles us and drives us to do better. As we go on, we would not only double down on making crypto accessible for everyone, but we’ll also grow with our users and be a one-stop shop for all their investment needs. So if you are someone who thrives on problem-solving, takes ownership, bleeds for your users, and is excited about the mission of ‘Making money equal for all; we are waiting for you!

About The Role:

As a Public Policy Analyst at CoinSwitch, you will assist the policy team with research and analysis tailored to the needs of stakeholders relevant to the cryptocurrency policies. The analyst will focus on the collection, analysis and manipulation of a broad range of data and assist in development of meaningful recommendations for the business functions, policy team and partners to act on. 

Work Location: 

New Delhi. Work environment is collaborative in a small workstation and may require travel.

What You Will Do:

  • Write research and data analysis summary briefs and other substantive communications materials that explain and advocate for Cryptocurrency Regulation in India. 
  • Maintain relentless commitment to creating and enabling policy practices that prioritize the role of cryptocurrency in India and its overall legislative and regulatory landscape.  
  • Research and report on a wide array of policy issues related to cryptocurrency in India and globally. 
  • Write blog posts and longer-form policy analysis, both as a lead investigator and as a supporting coauthor. 
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis using publicly available datasets, as well as manage the process of new data collection in support policy research. 
  • Manage and work on multiple projects, work within tight deadlines, and prioritize work as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What You Should Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in a field related to public policy, economics, or equivalent work experience preferred.
  •  Ability to translate analyses into written products for both narrow and broad audiences
  •  Demonstrated interest in policy issues related to technology, blockchain etc. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Excellent work ethic matched by openness to feedback and collaboration 
  • Inclined to think independently and challenge conventional wisdom in crypto-currency  policy 
  • Experience using statistical software such as R, Stata, Tableau, Excel, etc will be preferred. 

Disclaimer: We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us.

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