Sanjeev Jha, the former HR Director of upGrad, has joined Research & Ranking as the Head of Human Resources with immediate effect.
In his new role, Sanjeev brings over 15 years of core HR expertise, encompassing Centers of Excellence (COE), HR Business Partnering, Talent Acquisition, HR Transformation, Learning and Development, Organizational Development, and Shared Services across various geographies. He will oversee strategic and people-centric initiatives of the company under the direction of Manish Goel, Founder and Director of Research & Ranking.
Sanjeev stepped down as the Director of HR at upGrad after four years of service. In his previous roles, he also worked with Unilazer Ventures, Convergys, Tata Consultancy Services, and H&G Textiles Pvt. Ltd, a division of Pepe Jeans London.
Assuming his new responsibilities, Sanjeev will spearhead the development and implementation of HR strategies aligned with the company’s ambition to drive high growth. Leading the HR team, he will focus on attracting top-tier talent, nurturing professional growth, prioritizing employee well-being, and fostering a performance-based culture. Additionally, he will bolster the organization’s culture with inclusivity, professional development, and employee branding initiatives.
Welcoming Sanjeev to the leadership board, Goel said, “We extend a warm welcome to Sanjeev Jha, a valuable addition to our growing family. His experience in fostering an inclusive, growth-oriented culture aligns perfectly with our talent strategy. With Sanjeev’s leadership, we’re confident in nurturing a workplace of Equal Existence where equal talent thrives and innovation flourishes, propelling us into the next growth orbit.”
Sanjeev added, “I am excited to be part of Research & Ranking, which is on its journey of Democratizing Wealth – enabling every Indian to create wealth. I look forward to strengthening the organization with best people practices and enhancing the overall employee experience to establish R&R as a place where individuals join, stay, and build rewarding careers. Currently, we have 340+ employees, and we plan to expand to over 500 employees by the end of the calendar year. This employment strategy is to bolster the company's forward-looking growth agenda. Leveraging digitization, Research & Ranking is poised to collaborate with its clients, offering quality talent and tailored solutions, further cementing its position as a trusted equity advisor.”