Do you want to work on a dynamic, motivated team? Are you a results-oriented self-starter who would enjoy contributing to a vision and strategy that will move our business forward? Do you love to seek out problems, investigate solutions, and achieve outcomes? We are looking for a Sr Program Manager to join the Data, AI, Platforms & Systems ("DAPS") team at Expedia Group. Our mission is to enrich the EG customer experience by enabling our data and AI products and services across every line of business.
In this role, you will report directly to the SVP & GM of DAPS, helping drive the execution and orchestration of critical initiatives. You will get a birds-eye view into strategic, cross-divisional workstreams and be exposed to many key areas across Expedia Group. This exposure to information and individuals will not only benefit your career growth, but also increase your understanding of the business. Bring your creativity, resourcefulness and determination to be the best, and join us as we continue to reinvent travel.
What You’ll Do
Manage daily execution for the SVP & GM of DAPS by driving orchestration and alignment for top initiatives. Partner with colleagues to drive operational and strategic alignment in these areas.
Partner closely with the executive and contribute by prioritizing multiple objectives, curating content, and coordinating deadlines through other engineering leaders across EG.
Leverage existing frameworks and create new, efficient processes that will effectively organize content, timelines and action items for the executive.
Partner with leadership on strategic vision documents. Develop narratives for presentations and source content for slide curation.
Work closely with the leadership team to understand the opportunities and challenges of the organization. Identify gaps and uncover solutions for the team that remove friction.
Collaborate with our Communications, HR, Finance and Business Operations partners assigned to DAPS to support initiatives such as talent management, organizational health, forecasts and performance.
Who you are
Independent self-starter with organizational and analytical skills, coupled with interpersonal awareness and business insight. Driven by a sense of ownership and desire for continuous improvement
Effective communicator with the ability to establish relationships and facilitate strong partnerships with key internal business teams. Special focus on building bridges with the diverse business groups that support the Expedia Group organization (e.g., other business operation areas, HR, Recruiting, Finance)
Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and able achieve effective and timely results in an accelerated environment working across a variety of partners
Strong process orientation with experience managing programs and/or projects and leading change from inception through delivery
Ability to effectively communicate, present and drive complex product initiatives through other senior leaders and executives throughout the company
5+ years’ experience handling processes /programs in a highly matrixed environment within a technology organization; background that consists of program and/or strategy roles within a product and engineering organization
Bachelor’s degree or proven experience
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®.