General Manager

As the General Manager of Houston, you are a talented and sought after business professional, who is passionate about introducing technology to real estate and is excited to work collaboratively to build the Company’s Houston operations.  You will be the Chief Executive for the region and will ensure operational excellence, oversee strategic and financial planning, and enable the rapid growth of the business.  You will own both the business and real estate sides of our operations in Houston and have ultimate responsibility for the P&L in the region.  You will continuously find ways to improve our Houston operations while ensuring that your solutions are highly scalable.  You have a brilliant business and operational mind, and can identify strong talent to continually build a world class team.  You will work closely with functional leaders in Houston as well as the product, engineering, business development and finance teams at Headquarters in New York City.

At Compass You Will:

  • Lead all operations and local staff to ensure business success and seamless support for agents and staff
  • Develop and refine strategy for the region, including agent and staff recruiting strategy
  • Guide decisions around Compass’ service offering to agents in the region
  • Drive key strategic decisions for the region
  • Owns responsibility for Regional P&L
  • Identify People & Culture (HR) needs in order to recruit and retain a world-class team
  • Develop recruiting materials and service offerings to continue to attract the top agents in the region
  • Act as the key point of contact for Headquarters to understand the Company’s Houston operations and performance

What We're Looking For:

  • Extensive experience in management consulting, finance or business operations
  • Experience managing large teams and multiple projects simultaneously
  • MBA/advanced degree preferred, but not required
  • Strong strategic planning and management skills
  • Data driven decision maker with strong analytical thinking
  • Solution-oriented mindset and work approach
  • Excellent communicator who can effectively manage multiple stakeholders
  • Charisma and a natural ability to connect with others
  • Experience growing and managing teams and developing employees
  • Experience managing an accomplished salesforce
  • Agile and organized working style to manage and consistently prioritize key initiatives
  • Creative problem-solving abilities and glass-half-full mentality
  • Ability to empower and inspire the collective team
  • Passion to help build the future of real estate

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.

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