Program Management & Operations

Founder's Office

Bengaluru, Karnataka   |   Full Time

About us

We are building this and this and this
In short, we are building the platform to drive global careers for millennials from emerging economies We work at the exciting intersection of the 2 hottest trends around - edtech & fintech! And we love that we succeed as a business while powering the dreams of talented students!

Founder Profile

Arnav Kumar is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. Leap is his second company and he has raised more than $30M in capital for his startups. In his last role, he was a VC investor with SAIF Partners (Now Elevation Capital), which is an early investor in paytm, meesho, urban company, unacademy and many other unicorns. He thinks and tweets about Product, Business Models and Company Building, here

Vaibhav Singh is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. He spent his first 6 years at DeutscheBank, across Singapore & Sydney to manage a $3Bn flow book. He has built 2 fintech startups before, as a founding member of CapitalFloat and Incred, both pioneering businesses valued >$500Mn The Leap team has a fine balance of industry experience (edtech, fintech, study abroad) and technical skills (engineering, product, design)

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About the Role 

We are adding a position in the founder’s office at Leap
We are looking for someone entrepreneurial, someone who would ideally like to start a venture in the next 2-3 years.
This role will give you a ring side view of what business building entails.
The person will be mentored by founders and senior leaders in the company on various aspects of business building

The charter for this role will include:

  • Working closely with the founders on strategic & tactical maneuvers 

  • Drive internal communications on behalf of the founder's office - managing company - wide updates on key metrics and strategic initiatives 

  • Help defining  and tracking strategic goals for key business units (Metrics, Targets, OKRs)

  • Research - market research, competitor research & user research 

  • Project managing initiatives run by the founder’s office

Ideal Persona:

  • Someone who wants to start their own venture 2-3 years down the line would be ideal

  • Excellent first principle problem solving skills 

  • Excellent communication & stakeholder management skills

  • Someone who is flexible and adaptable - open to multiple & diverse problem statements 

  • At least 2 years of work experience or equivalent maturity

  • Traits we are over-indexing on -> 

    • Super high energy

    • Excellent organisation & project management capability 

    • Structured thinking 

    • Extreme diligence 

  • Entrepreneurial experience will be a plus


Everyone at Leap is entrepreneurial, moves fast and operates with extreme ownership. 
There is minimal management and extreme autonomy. 
If the above defines you, you will fight in snugly


What will you be doing?

Broadly,

  • You will have tearing-your-hair level complex & challenging problems to solve

  • With massive upside if you solve them

  • In a super fast paced environment that will challenge you 

  • With enough resources to play offense 

  • And mentorship from the founding team 

Life @ Leap

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Mutual Respect

We love people who are ‘relentlessly resourceful’. Find your way out. Focus on the possibilities instead of the problems.

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Bias for action

We take calculated risks backed by data and information available and encourage fail fast to find the best solutions as soon as possible

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Learn & get better

Continuous learning and improvement is the key. We don’t stop learning. We treat feedback as a gift and as an opportunity to get better.

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Growth mindset

We operate with a growth mindset and not a mindset of fear or judgement. You are in control of your own ability to learn and improve. We love Resilience.

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