Strategic Business Consulting Manager at Lending Club
San Francisco, CA, US

BizOps with LendingClub is a decision-support mechanism that helps with everything from optimizing day-to-day business operations to carrying out high-priority initiatives to tackling the most important strategic questions. You will be responsible for dramatically improving the scalability of LendingClub - business through innovation, automation, re-engineered process and new technologies. This position will work closely with Marketing, Product, Risk Management, Operations, Investor, Product, Engineering and other operational leadership teams to identify, develop, test and optimize business processes and new ideas / products. The Business Operations Manager will drive diverse projects and initiatives with a large degree of autonomy and visibility.

 

 

What You'll Do

 

  • Dedicated and relentless leadership and project execution. Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources and delivering results in challenging situations. You are known as someone who “gets stuff done.”
  • Structured thinker. Develop and leverage frameworks to help structure the team’s thinking, facilitate alignment on key strategic decisions among various stakeholders and identify the 80/20 opportunities to reach insightful, actionable answers without boiling the ocean with analysis overload
  • Technology and Process Design. You are equally comfortable solving problems through technology as you are through operational excellence, and know when to employ the right tactic.
  • Great communicator.  Strong communication and influencer skills for engaging with multiple stakeholders of the business, understanding their interests or concerns, and unifying them around a common goal for success. This includes the ability to articulate recommendation using PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Athlete. Play a wide-variety of roles to get the job done.
  • Fast Mover. We move fast...done is better than perfect, and continual iteration is important. You are ready and excited to learn on your feet and help build a growing business. You also will support junior members of the team (analysts). 
  • High-energy, positive standout colleague. This is a highly cross-functional role; egos are not welcome.
     

 

 

About You

 

Must-Haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 5-8+ years of experience in marketing, product management, banking/PE/VC, and/or consulting role
  • Top-notch communication and presentation skills, including experience communicating insights through data with senior-level executives
  • Self-starter and ability to own projects from initial question development to rollout

 

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Prior financial services experience, particularly in consumer lending
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Previous entrepreneurial / product management / business strategy experience
  • Knowledge of SQL, Stata, R, JMP, Excel and other data analysis software
     


LendingClub is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger as we work together to transform the traditional banking system​.

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