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Managing Director, Advisory Operations

Job Location US-Remote
Posted Date 8 months ago(4/11/2022 12:16 AM)
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Managing Director, Advisory Operations | Advisory Team

National/Remote | Full-time

Zonda is redefining the future of housing. We are perfectly placed in the heart of the fast-growing real estate industry. We are making big bets on the future of real-estate, trailblazing a 2030 vision for the industry. Here at Zonda, you’ll be able to use your passion and curiosity to drive the next generation of real estate analysts, advisors, and technologists.

Zonda is looking for a passionate Managing Director of Advisory Operations to evolve and expand our Advisory team. Zonda looks for people who can grow, think, dream, and create. When you join our team, you’ll be in a unique position to make a change with every project. You’ll use your full range of skills to build great experiences and learn about the real estate industry, economics, and data. You’ll be supported with the necessary tools, and you'll be working with an awesome and like-minded team. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative - all working to build the future of housing. 

Zonda seeks a Managing Director of Advisory Operations to start immediately. Candidate will work remotely but closely with other VP/SVP/Principals managing the operations of the Advisory team. The ideal candidate will have an interest in business and real estate, but will have a specific expertise in project management, with the goal of improving profitability by streamlining our workflows and ensuring full utilization of all resources on staff.  Candidate must manage shifting priorities, and multi-task to meet deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define and implement an appropriate automated job costing/project management system.
  • Manage workflows for the Advisory team; assign new studies, track workloads, ensure studies are produced and delivered on time.
  • Scheduling of staff and determining delivery date based on wholistic view of entire divisions resources and projects.
  • Proactive approach to recruiting (and/or working with recruiter) for the Advisory team.
  • Onboarding & training of new Advisory hires.
  • Identify existing processes and create/implement a roadmap for improvement.
  • Define and champion new strategic projects/directives to drive efficiency in the Advisory team.
  • Work with senior staff to procure resources to achieve the strategic directives, as needed.
  • Review reports for quality control and consistent branding.


  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, business, economics or related field (graduate degree a plus).
  • A solid understanding of market research in the real estate industry preferred.
  • Strong project planning and management skills.
  • Work with all levels of professional personnel, both junior and senior.
  • Excellent verbal and analytical written communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office suite skills, including MS Project.
  • Organized, reliable, trustworthy, dedicated individual.
  • Works well in pressure situations, across multiple time zones.


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive benefits and 401K

About Us

Zonda provides data-driven housing market solutions to the homebuilding industry. From builders to building product manufacturers, mortgage clients, and multifamily executives, we work hand-in-hand with our customers to streamline access to housing data to empower smarter decisions. As a leading brand in residential construction, our mission is to advance the home building industry, because we believe better homes mean better lives and stronger communities.


Together, we are building the future of housing.


Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood | Meyers Research) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v


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