Human Resources

Assistant Manager - Talent Acquisition

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:

There's so much fun in hiring - and for that Leap wants to do a lot to get the best people onboard and reward the rock stars who bring these minds to us. We are looking for individuals to own end to end hiring requirements and grow in talent acquisition.



The charter for this role will include:

  • Able to implement various hiring and selection processes
  • Conduct end-to-end recruitment cycles with keen understanding of sourcing through referrals, job portals and vendors
  • Handle recruitment activities from sourcing, screening, interviews, offers, follow up till the candidate joins
  • Conduct thorough pre-screening and assessment of potential candidates and coordinate with interviewers for quick turnaround
  • Handle a team of recruiters


Ideal Persona:

  • A full-time management degree in HR from a tier 2/3 business school would be preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in talent acquisition
  • Bias to action, proactive & innovative by nature
  •  Strong attention to detail


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

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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