Sr. Analyst, Growth & Strategic Initiatives

About the team

Getting a mortgage is often the hardest, most complicated part of buying a home. At Zillow Group, we are committed to delivering a better mortgage experience by building a platform that simplifies the transaction and empowers consumers with greater flexibility and control. Our recent acquisition of a mortgage lending business, Mortgage Lenders of America, is a first step in this journey. Combined with our innovative new Zillow Offers program, we believe we can transform the process of buying and selling a home.

About the role

We are seeking a Senior Analyst like you to help lead the success of our Strategy, Growth, and Strategic Initiatives team with Mortgage Lenders of America. Zillow Group’s lending platform is still in its early stages, providing a rare opportunity to join a fast-growing, well-resourced group and apply your operational expertise in a brand-new arena. You will join a passionate team that is in the early stages of revolutionizing the mortgages industry. We believe in autonomy and moving fast, so self-motivation and the energy to blaze trails is a must-have for this role.

In this role you can expect to:

  • Play a central role in operationalizing Zillow Group’s mortgage business vision and strategy

  • Identify new opportunities to drive growth and financial results

  • Implement rapid ‘test-and-learn’ pilots to test potential new technology, features, products, and services

  • Partner with other leaders to quickly scale up winning pilots

  • Monitor progress on key initiatives and plans – driving exceptional results and keeping the trains running on time

  • In the near-term, play a central role in the evolution and growth of Zillow’s newly acquired mortgage lending business; Formulating and implementing plans to execute on Zillow Group’s business plan

  • Operationalize a new product and user experience for Zillow Group’s innovative Zillow Offers program

  • In the longer-term, identify and execute on new strategic initiatives related to acquisitions, partnerships, and other growth opportunities

  • Occasionally travel to other Zillow Group offices

Who you are

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience, with at least 2 years working in management consulting or biz ops, strategy, or operations in a fast-moving, rapidly-growing company

  • Track record of delivering tangible financial and operational results

  • Unique ability to cut through the noise to get hard things done in a resourceful and efficient way

  • Self-starter with exceptional critical thinking, analytical, influencing and communication skills. Being able to plan and execute with and through people is critical to success.

  • Organized, independent, detail-oriented, flexible multi-tasker who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with competing projects and priorities

  • Capable of facilitating meetings and communicating findings and results to project teams, sponsors and management

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications, particularly PowerPoint and Excel and/or Google G Suite

  • Experience in mortgage or financial services is highly preferred, but not required

Get to know us

Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on the web and mobile. Our mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.

Zillow Group is owned, fueled and grown by innovators who help people make better, smarter decisions around all things home. We encourage one another at every level, and our efforts are supported by employee-driven, world-class benefits that enable us to enjoy our lives outside the office while building fulfilling careers that impact millions of individuals every day.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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