Program Management & Operations

Program Manager (Leap Advantage) - LP0622002

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)


About the Role :

We are searching for a Program  Manager for our latest product line Leap Advantage.

The charter for this role will include:

  • P&L ownership. You will be responsible for driving all P&L numbers across the funnel

  • Building a high-performance sales team - hiring, training, performance management 

  • Building the demand engine for Leap Advantage - this involves lead generation, lead farming, lead scoring, and outreach engine optimization

  • Manage sales-ops -> processes, incentives, sales tool stack (telephony, CRM, etc) 

  • Manage the team to drive output 

Ideal Persona :

  • Should have owned P&L before

  • 4- 6 years of work experience in consumer internet companies on the demand side

  • Strong preference for folks with edtech experience

  • Should be a natural at sales and should have managed a sales team of minimum 10 people before

  • Exposure to outbound marketing (email campaigns, SMS campaigns, WhatsApp campaigns, push notifications) and inbound marketing ( landing page design, UX) will be a big plus 

  • 0 -> 1 experience at a startup is a huge plus

  • Strong first-principles problem solving 

  • Ability to operate in ambiguity 

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

Why is this a great opportunity for the right candidate : 

  • Experienced founding team

  • Right to win - The founding team knows the business & its secrets inside out. We are starting with a significant head start and a precise plan of action

  • Barriers to entry - This is a specialized play with natural barriers to entry, allowing for significant value creation for all equity holders

  • Backed by marquee global investors

  • Exposure to all aspects of company building - exposure to investors, fund-raising, decision making, building the team & culture

  • All of the above perks of joining a high potential company very early, along with a competitive market salary.

Let’s Chat!

We are now building our leadership team and would love to chat with you

This is a great time to join the rocketship and participate in the upside -

  • You will have super interesting & challenging problems to solve

  • In a super fast-paced environment that will challenge you 

  • With enough resources to play offense 

  • And mentorship from the founding team 

Life @ Leap

Mutual Respect

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

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

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.

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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