People

The Zoopla HR team spans five key areas: Engagement, HR Ops, Talent Development, HR Business Partnering, Talent Acquisition. Select an area below to explore each.

We’re here to make sure that working at Zoopla feels meaningful, rewarding and fun by helping our employees feel connected and committed to our vision, our strategy, our customers and to one another. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels proud to work and can thrive, helping us achieve amazing things together.

It’s our responsibility to make Zoopla a better place to work for everyone. We create opportunities for conversation, keeping employees connected and engaged and ensuring every voice is represented. These include regular strategy updates from the Executive team, engagement surveys, drop-in sessions and Q&A forums.

We’re also passionate about providing our colleagues with the opportunity to make a difference, whether that’s in the office, at home or out in our communities. We’re responsible for charitable partnerships, staff volunteering, sustainability initiatives, pro bono coordination and employee engagement initiatives.

What characteristics do we value?

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High levels of empathy

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Emotional intelligence

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An excellent listener and communicator

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A strategic thinker

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A flair for creativity

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Strong organisational skills

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Tenacity

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Positivity

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An analytical mindset

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Who’s in the team

Head of Employee Engagement (includes Internal Communications and Events Management)

Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

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Natalie Allen Purple Dots
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I'm allowed a huge amount of creative freedom.

I love to make people smile and feel like they are part of something bigger than the 9-5. I’m allowed a huge amount of creative freedom and have organised some really fun activities and events.

Natalie Allen

Head of Employee Engagement

We’re here to make sure that working at Zoopla feels meaningful, rewarding and fun by helping our employees feel connected and committed to our vision, our strategy, our customers and to one another. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels proud to work and can thrive, helping us achieve amazing things together.

It’s our responsibility to make Zoopla a better place to work for everyone. We create opportunities for conversation, keeping employees connected and engaged and ensuring every voice is represented. These include regular strategy updates from the Executive team, engagement surveys, drop-in sessions and Q&A forums.

We’re also passionate about providing our colleagues with the opportunity to make a difference, whether that’s in the office, at home or out in our communities. We’re responsible for charitable partnerships, staff volunteering, sustainability initiatives, pro bono coordination and employee engagement initiatives.

What characteristics do we value?

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High levels of empathy

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Emotional intelligence

circle-orange

An excellent listener and communicator

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A strategic thinker

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A flair for creativity

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Strong organisational skills

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Tenacity

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Positivity

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An analytical mindset

Purple Dots
Get to know us

Who’s in the team

Head of Employee Engagement (includes Internal Communications and Events Management)

Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

Testimonials

Meet the residents

Natalie Allen Purple Dots
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I'm allowed a huge amount of creative freedom.

I love to make people smile and feel like they are part of something bigger than the 9-5. I’m allowed a huge amount of creative freedom and have organised some really fun activities and events.

Natalie Allen

Head of Employee Engagement

We put people at the heart of everything we do, and support employees from every area of the business to ensure they feel equipped to do the very best job they can.

We are the hub of the HR team and provide first line support to all employees across all HR-related queries. Our expertise is far-reaching from supporting with pay and benefits queries to managing employee cycle processes, and employee payroll and data management.

What characteristics do we value?

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A passion for implementing process improvements

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An ability to understand and analyse data

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An understanding of HR systems

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Attention to detail

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Excellent customer service skills

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Who’s in the team

Head of HR Operations & Reward

People Analytics Partner

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

HR Administrator

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Emma Baker Purple Dots
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People have moved from many different areas of the business to develop their skills.

There are lots of opportunities for growth and progression here at Zoopla and you can see that people have moved from many different areas of the business to develop their skills.

Emma Baker

HR Operations Manager

We’re here to create an environment whereby professional development, career progression, succession planning and talent management is readily available to all employees to ensure they reach their full potential and recommend Zoopla as a great place to work.

We provide continuous professional development opportunities to all our employees. Whether it be supporting colleagues on a day-to-day basis, helping define the current and future capability needs of the business, teams and individuals, or supporting managers in setting goals and measuring progress, we’re always here to help.

What characteristics do we value?

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An innovative mindset

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The ability to think commercially

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Effective collaboration

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Inspiring personality

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Willingness to drive change

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The ability to articulate and promote ideas

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Financial literacy

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Who’s in the team

Head of Talent Development

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Talent Development is critical to our culture and success as an organisation.

We are creating a culture which enables our people to perform at their very best and empowers them to learn, challenge themselves and grow.

Rachel Maher

Head of Talent Development

We are here to work closely with leaders and management teams to help build organisational and people capabilities.

We work with the organisation to shape and implement effective HR strategies and programmes, drawing on our unique knowledge as people professionals.

What characteristics do we value?

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Business savvy

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Attention to details

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Excellent stakeholder management

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Strong knowledge of employment law

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Creative thinking

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Solutions focused

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Innovative

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Committed to growing self knowledge

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Who’s in the team

HR Business Partner(s)

HR Advisor

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Zoopla is a fast-moving exciting company to work for and I am very proud of the brand.

I especially like the variety that each day brings and the people I work with.

Esther Penketh

HR Business Partner

It’s our job to grow the Zoopla family by bringing more awesome people into the business that match our culture and have the potential to deliver greatness.

We are responsible for the recruitment and onboarding of new employees. This encompasses the whole recruitment process, from representing Zoopla at job fairs, recruitment conferences, and meet-ups to crafting the job description and welcoming new joiners on their first day. Our focus is to bring top talent to the business.

What characteristics do we value?

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A passion for people

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An eye for talent

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An ability to prioritise

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A personable and empathetic nature

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An ability to ask the right questions

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The desire to work collaboratively and consultatively

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A wicked sense of humour

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Who’s in the team

Head of Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition Partner(s)

Talent Acquisition Executive

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We're a really collaborative bunch.

The thing I love most about working for Zoopla is the diverse range of people I get to work with across the business every day. We’re a really collaborative bunch who always come to work with a smile on our faces.

Colin McGill

Talent Acquisition Partner

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Application process

This is an overview of our hiring process and may vary depending on job role and team.

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Online test

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