mPokket, an instant loan app for students and young professionals, has announced that it will hire more than 1,500 employees in 2022, across all industries. Between April and December 2021, mPokket hired over 500 people to bring its workforce to over 1,400.
Over 80% of new hires would be deployed in operations, with the remainder spread across technology, products, data analytics, human resources, finance and marketing.
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For its flagship Tech Rangers program, mPokket is looking to hire premium tier 2 colleges – 20 out of 70 engineer hires. MPokket’s technical team includes PHP developers, Python developers, quality engineers and DevOps engineers, among others.
Sukhpreet Singh, Head of Human Resources, mPokket, said: “The new hire would put more emphasis on mPokket’s principle of being customer-oriented. “
Based in Kolkata, mPokket has offices in major cities including Bangalore and Hyderabad. Recent hires include Vikram Singh as Product Manager, who was previously Associate Director at Myntra; Maninder Singh Grewal for the newly created position of Director of Data and Analytics; and Sukhpreet Singh (formerly at Lenskart) as the new head of human resources.
“At mPokket, we foster a positive, people-centered work culture at all levels. Our new hires can expect a collaborative and stimulating work environment, ”said Gaurav Jalan, Founder and CEO of mPokket and Member of the Fintech Association for Consumer Empowerment (FACE).
mPokket recorded 1,200 crore disbursements during the 2020-21 fiscal year. The app has over 10 million downloads to date.