MPokket Lending Platform to Hire Over 1,500 Employees in 2022 – India Education | Latest Education News | Global education news
New Delhi: mPokket – an instant loan app offering loans to students and young professionals – today announced its hiring plans for fiscal year 2022. mPokket, run by a Columbia Business School alumnus, will embark more 1,500 employees in 2022, in its various verticals. . Between April 2021 and December 2021 (YTD), mPokket hired more than 500 new employees in all functions, for a total workforce of more than 1,400 employees.
As the business grows, new hires will support mPokket’s mission to make young India financially independent. Over 80% of new hires would be assigned to operations, the rest to corporate functions. It would be broadly divided into Technology, Product, Data Analytics, HR, Finance, and Marketing.
For its flagship Tech Rangers program, mPokket is looking to hire the crème de la crème from premium Tier 2 colleges across the country. This particular program would admit 20 of the 70 engineer hires in total. The mPokket technical team includes PHP developers, Python developers, quality engineers, and DevOps engineers, among others.
Commenting on the announcement, Sukhpreet Singh, Head of Human Resources, mPokket, said, “The company is looking for bright minds with similar values and passions to make decisions that advance the company’s mission. Hiring people who can lead and move the organization forward has always been our top priority. The new hire would put more emphasis on mPokket’s principle of being customer-oriented. The company strives to foster a winning philosophy of goal-oriented initiatives.
Based in Kolkata, mPokket also has offices in major cities such as Bangalore and Hyderabad. Recent hires include Vikram Singh as Product Manager, previously Associate Director at Myntra, Maninder Singh Grewal has been appointed to the newly created role of Director of Data and Analytics, and Sukhpreet Singh, as the new Director of Resources. human (formerly Lenskart).
The upcoming hiring will enable talented professionals from various fields to apply to one of the fastest growing fintech startups in India. “At mPokket, we foster a positive, people-centered work culture at all levels. Our new hires can expect a collaborative and stimulating work environment, ”added Gaurav Jalan, Founder and CEO of mPokket and member of the Fintech Association for Consumer Empowerment-FACE.
With 19,000 PIN users in the country, mPokket recorded 1,200 crore in disbursements in fiscal year 2020-21. The app has registered over 10 million downloads to date.