Human Resources

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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)


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • SPOC for the Business team for hiring needs

  • Work with the Business team for workforce planning and selection criteria

  • Scouting and identifying candidates through various platforms

  • Manage end to end recruitment cycle from sourcing, screening, scheduling, coordinating till the closure

  • Work on talent benchmarking, talent assessment, and interviewing

  • Work on employer branding activities to attract talents

  • Represent company internally and externally at events (online/offline) with a goal of networking and relationship building with potential candidate communities

  • Manage candidate experience by fostering long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates

  • Ensure qualified candidates remain engaged all through the process

  • Work closely with the marketing department to develop creative ways for addressing talent acquisition challenges

  • Proactively seek market intelligence to gain a competitive advantage in attraction, assessment, and sourcing methodologies

  • Work on strategic mode to build an efficient pipeline from time to time

The best candidates will check all OR many of these boxes :

  • Proven work experience (3-5 years) as a Talent Acquisition Specialist or similar role

  • Familiarity with social media, resume databases, and professional networks 

  • Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods

  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload

  • Creative thinker and proactive problem solver

  • A positive, “can do” attitude

 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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