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Principal Product Manager - Global Experience

India - Gurgaon


Principal Product Role, Globalization-Localization

The Globalization Acceleration team’s vision is to enable Vrbo to ship global products that belong anywhere. The Globalization Acceleration product management team designs the flow and processes for the globalization and localization of our services. 

Vrbo is looking for an experienced product manager who can act as a Globalization Manager for us and provide design and subject matter expertise to deliver a world ready service and grow the presence of Vrbo worldwide.

About Principal Product Manager, Globalization

As a Principal Product Manager you will be the single-threaded leader for a critical area of our Global customer experience. Being part of this cross-functional team, you will partner with stakeholders in each of Vrbo’s businesses, leaders across the company, our regional teams to deliver truly global product and real-world experiences using the Vrbo platform. Vrbo currently supports hosts and guests in 25+ languages and over 35 countries around the world, and we are expanding this support every day.

Projects will range from technical foundations, such as translation and localization APIs, to enabling locale enabling features such as international address and currency support, to foundational support like global navigation and user experiences that enable teams surface the most relevant and accessible experience for their users.  

What you’ll do:

  • Establish vision for a product team. Challenge the status quo and inspire people toward a unified outcome
  • Create clear goals for the team. Efficiently execute to ship product and deliver impact for our business and users
  • Lead large, cross-functional groups of people to deliver on the team’s mission. Communicate concisely and influence outcomes
  • Build alignment across product teams, cross-functional partners (FP&A, Marketing, Operations, Customer Experience, Trust, etc.) and Leadership/Executive team
  • Develop the product roadmap and build consensus on prioritization which drives product execution
  • Help build scalable internationalization infrastructure that powers localization and multilingual experiences for every product across organization
  • As the product manager for our external-facing localization infrastructure, you’ll work directly with our Engineering team, product areas across Vrbo, Marketing teams, Retail, Customer Support and Regional Market experts to build a forward looking roadmap, expand our feature set, and grow our reach

What you’re:

  • 10+ years of product management experience. 5+ years of combined experience leading teams directly and indirectly, through influence vs authority, is preferred
  • Demonstrated track record of product leadership. Ability to lead and influence teams
  • Ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and communicate them to a non-technical audience
  • A love for formulating product vision leveraging user research and metrics, getting buy-in from key stakeholders across the organization, and translating this vision into a tangible roadmap
  • Strong data-driven prioritization skills. Experience with web analytics software
  • Strong communication and partnership skills- this will be an extremely cross-functional role, with stakeholder teams spanning multiple offices globally
  • Strong understanding of technical architecture for complex and highly scalable web and mobile applications
  • Familiarity with A/B testing or other multivariate testing
  • Experience shipping global products to global audiences, and/or building internationalization or localization specific technologies
  • Experience working with operational teams in addition to product teams, comfort working with many time zones and teams in distributed locations

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.



Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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Job Category
Management Group

Job Function
Program Management

India - Gurgaon

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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