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Senior HR Manager - UK & Ireland (12 Month FTC)

United Kingdom - London


We are looking for an experienced Senior HR Manager to join our People Team at Expedia Group. This role will be based in our London office and you will form part of a team based across multiple locations in EMEA.

In this role you will be responsible for the Employee Experience from onboarding to offboarding and a wide range of HR topics in the UK and Ireland. You will provide regional HR expertise to resolve employee experience, employment and performance related issues. You will work in partnership with local and international leaders, HR Business Partners, COE teams and Legal to ensure timely delivery of high-quality HR activity enabling business needs.

Our purpose at Expedia Group People team is to be the place where exceptional people who share our passion for technology and travel want to do their best work. Our people team enables Expedia Group’s exceptional employees to bring the world within reach by being business relevant, employee centric and functionally excellent. We create meaningful employee experiences, inspired by our passion for travel and technology to ignite our high-performance culture

We will create

  • Connected employee experiences
  • Drive enterprise performance and development
  • Activate leadership capabilities
  • Continually improve foundational processes and infrastructure

What you will do:

  • Coach and support first time managers to senior leaders on employee related issues, such as organizational changes, performance management, grievance, disciplinary and investigation, ill-health and absence issues, etc.
  • Be the expert and consultant to the business and HR colleagues on employment topics and own the employee experience from start to finish
  • Be involved and own topics related to our employee experience in region and drive for cross function collaboration
  • Implement training programs to develop managers’ capabilities
  • Be part of global projects with colleagues around the world to develop common practices and consistent approaches
  • Identify opportunities in HR Processes and Policies to drive improved effectiveness and employee experience

Who you are:

You’ll fit this role if you have:

  • Passion and strong expertise in UK Employment Law;
  • Irish Employment law expertise is a plus but not mandatory
  • Sound judgment, pragmatic and commercial. You are used to develop multiple options and assess risk
  • Proven ability to build strong and productive relationships with stakeholders and successfully represent the overall People Team
  • Drive for results and gets things done
  • Proven ability to diagnose and synthesize chronic themes that requires change and recommend solutions
  • You will be comfortable organizing, prioritizing and handling multiple assignments simultaneously
  • You will have superb communication skills including effective listening, writing and presentation skills
  • Team player and a natural bar raiser who exhibits curiosity to learn from others
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and managing change

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
Human Resources Group

Job Function

United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Fixed Term

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