19/12 Varun Aggarwal
Co-Founder at Aspiring Minds

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Aspiring Minds - Head - Value Consulting - IIM/XLRI/FMS/MDI (6-10 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 645852

Role: Head - Product Consulting

Location: Gurgaon


Despite a burgeoning job market and millions of students entering the workforce in India, matching the right talent with the right opportunities can be challenging for employers and job seekers. Founded in 2008, Aspiring Minds addresses this gap by offering a platform that provides students greater access to employment opportunities while helping companies hire the most appropriate individual for particular jobs.

Pre-dominantly a technology driven company, Aspiring Minds aims to strengthen the labour ecosystem in India by offering assessment tools that help students enhance their employability and match talented individuals to the right employment opportunities. The company caters to information technology, small and medium enterprises, hospitality, life sciences, banking, financial services and insurance, knowledge process outsourcing and information technology enabled services business segments. Using machine learning, statistical analysis and AI, Aspiring Minds conducts computer-adaptive recruitment assessments to match the right talent to the right opportunity. AMCAT, their flagship employability assessment tool, is a proven, scientific and comprehensive solution that uses patent-pending technology to help companies improve their hiring while enabling job seekers to evaluate and certify their skills and find appropriate career opportunities. More than 2 million candidates have taken this cloud-based, data-driven test.

Aspiring Minds key executives, board members and advisors include individuals affiliated with MIT, Harvard University, and IITs. In 2011, it had raised its Series A funding led by Omidyar Network and Ajit Khimji Group, besides participation from former Ranbaxy Laboratories CEO DS Brar. The company recently floated a US$1 million fund to provide seed capital tostartups in educational technology and employment space and earlier this year, had acquired Mizcoin, a NCR-based mobile software development firm and most recently acquired LetsIntern.com the leading internship portal in India.


Aspiring Minds currently serves more than 5,000 corporations including 150 Fortune 500 companies, and 4,000 higher education institutions. Today Aspiring Minds operates in multiple countries including India, China, USA, Philippines, Middle East and parts of Africa.

The JD is as follows:

You will own developing winning solutions and implementation plans based on Aspiring Minds' products for customers. You will manage a team of consultants, that work together with sales team and client servicing team to aid customer acquisition and client success. You will own a shared target with the sales team and be jointly responsible with the client servicing team for customer satisfaction. The major task of the team is to understand the client's pain point, develop solutions based on AM products, prepare for pilots and roll out strategy.

Key Responsibilities -

- Guide the team is solutioning for large and complex deals.

- Directly interact with customers to understand pain points and pitch solutions

- Prepare ROI case for customers through pilots and benchmarking studies

- Build internal knowledge base for actively addressing client pain points

- Interface with internal teams to put together the right solutions based on customer requirements

- Manage team and collaborate with cross cultural and cross functional stakeholders.

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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