Studio Build Operations Director at Amherst
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
As an Operations Director, the expectation is that you will work with leadership to continue to drive the business forward, with an ongoing focus on managing the current business in production, managing all operational processes and performance metrics. With the business transitioning from “start-up” to scaled, the work environment will be very demanding, very fast-paced, and highly collaborative.
The Operations Director is responsible for keeping track of the big picture and identifying potential areas of improvement. The Operations Manager’s responsibilities include:
Ongoing focus on identifying process improvements, reducing the points of friction across the business model, identifying solutions to maximize efficiency and revenue
Build out organizational structure and fill with the appropriate team to execute strategy
Identify opportunities to drive operational leverage including technology-based workflow identification and implementation
Identifying opportunities to expand or pivot to the business to take advantage of market conditions and/or partnerships
Drive the team to work at a high level through ongoing and transparent communication
Maintain communication across the different Amherst teams departments to ensure alignment, foster teamwork, and reduction of friction
Participate in long-term planning to create initiatives that further the company’s overall goals
Any other business tasks as required to expand and scale the Studio Build business
Bachelor's degree, Masters a plus
8-10 years minimum working experience with 4-6 years of experience in organizational leadership of a team or cross-functional team
Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.