Program Management & Operations

Category Head (Growth) - LP0722005

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 Category Head for our Product vertical  LeapScholar

The charter for this role will include:

  • P&L ownership. You will be responsible for driving all P&L numbers and making sure AOP targets are on track

  • Own growth charter of LeapScholar and work closely with product, business and marketing teams.

  • Process excellence - Build, monitor, and improve processes

  • Defining strategic goals for the team (Metrics, Targets, OKRs) and driving performance

  • Stakeholder Management / Consensus Building - direct marketing/ product/ HR efforts to achieve set goals

Ideal Persona:

  • Someone who has managed P&L/ overall business metrics at a fast-scaling B2C startup

  • Has experienced both 0->1 (figuring) and 1-> n ( scaling) journey of a startup

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

  • Excellent first principle problem-solving skills and can balance strategy with execution

  • Someone who has built and improved complicated processes involving multiple stakeholders

  • It is an added plus if the candidate has entrepreneurial experience / edtech experience

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 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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