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AVP, Corporate Strategy

Location: Santa Ana, CA, United States
Req ID: 012824

Job Description

Description

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WHO WE ARE

A subsidiary of Mr. Cooper founded in 2012, Xome was built on the belief that the process of buying/selling a home shouldn’t undermine the excitement of home ownership. In working to bridge the offline and online worlds of real estate, we’ve opened new possibilities for home buyers/sellers and more business for real estate professionals.

Xome is comprised of industry leading real estate and technology companies, including GoPaperless, Title365, and Xome Labs, united by the shared goal of forever transforming the real estate experience.  Learn more at http://www.xome.com

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with leadership team and business leaders to identify and analyze important strategic initiatives and develop actionable strategic plans
  • Manage program initiation through implementation and ensure that business solutions meet the customer needs in the planned time frames and within the program’s budget
  • Drive our overall business strategy and alignment partnering closely with Technology, Operations, Finance, Risk and Legal
  • Develop and maintain status reports, project plans, resource plans, dependency and risk/issue tracking logs to record, measure and manage progress
  • Lead, facilitate and participate in project team meetings and discussions
  • Bring a strong customer-focused, data-driven approach to unlock new insights, drive innovation and create impactful change
  • Interpret results from multiple project components and translate these finding into clear and compelling recommendations and solutions

Education / Experience Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or CFA a plus.
  • 7+ years of experience in the financial services industry with experience in mortgage, real estate, accounting, commercial banking or investment banking. 
  • Demonstrated hypothesis-driven problem-solving orientation with exceptional ability to create structured quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to formulate and deliver insights around complex business problems in a thoughtful and persuasive manner
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight or junior support
  • Strong personal initiative and good judgment; desire to succeed in a demanding environment
  • Comfortable working under demanding deadlines and producing key senior-executive deliverables
  • Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint expert

Additional Details

  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Integrity and Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
  • Composure: Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold thing together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Learning on The Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Self-Development: Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits.
  • Written Communications: Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
  • Presentation Skills: Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, direct reports, and bosses; is effective both inside and outside the organization, on both cool data and hot and controversial topics; commands attention and can manage group process during the presentation; can change tactics midstream when something isn’t working.
  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.
  • Decision Quality: Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  • Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
  • Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results
  • Organizing: Can marshal resources (people, funding, material and support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Xome is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment where every employee is empowered to be their authentic self.  We know that a large part of our success as a business is directly tied to our ongoing efforts to attract and retain diverse talent and maintain an inclusive environment where each employee can thrive.  Embracing and leveraging diversity through an inclusive work environment fosters new ideas, new insights, and constant innovation.  We strive to weave the principles of diversity and inclusion throughout the fabric of how we work, how we interact, and how we engage with our customers and the community.

Job Requisition ID:

012824

Job Category:

Servicing

Primary Location City:

Santa Ana

Primary Location Region:

California

Primary Location Postal Code:

92705

Primary Location Country:

United States of America

Posting Organization:

Mr. Cooper

Line of Business:

Accounting & Finance

Additional Posting Location(s):

Alternate Requisition:

No

Summary

The AVP, Corporate Strategy will serve as a key member of the Xome corporate financial leadership team. This role will support the senior leadership team in planning, delivering and implementing high-priority strategic projects that contribute to Xome’s overall business strategy and help drive its successful execution.
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