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Senior Program Manager

United States - Washington - Seattle

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Senior Program Manager

We believe travel enriches our lives and connects us to each other. The Apollo Program Management team is dedicated to driving Strategic Cross Company initiatives powering some of the strongest brands in the industry like Orbitz, Expedia, Travelocity, Wotif, Hotwire, ebookers Partner Solutions, etc. The programs we work on ensuring that we” are the place travelers choose to explore and trips”. We are looking for talent to join us and build technology and experiences that power these products.

What you’ll do

  • Drive implementation of large, high visibility programs that span multiple teams

  • Collaborate with business partners and users to define program scope and required functionality

  • Lead, develop, and coordinate requirements across multiple systems, processes, and teams

  • Establish timelines and drive alignment to schedules using agile methodology

  • Build plans that consider potential obstacles and immediate and long-term consequences. Identify risks and creatively resolve blocking issues with the team

  • Drive resolution on cross-team issues, scope changes, prioritization decisions, resource constraints, and other impediments

  • Clearly communicate program vision and status using appropriate media to maintain alignment

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s in management, computer science or engineering or an alternate degree

  • 7+ years’ experience running technology-related programs using agile development techniques in an eCommerce environment. Strong program planning skills with the ability to structure large initiatives

  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills; ability to see the “big picture” while also diving into details

  • Adept at using data to make appropriate decisions on trade-offs and prioritization

  • Resilient and constructive when faced with change, able to shift approaches when needed in response to unexpected events and circumstances

  • Able to comprehend and discuss technical concepts, influence decision-maker,s and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners

  • Communicates effectively, concisely, and tailored to the audience; honed listening skills. Establishes credibility and rapport with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels of the organization up to Senior Executives

Why join us:   

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global 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 bring the world within reach – 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 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®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®,CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com. 

 

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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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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R-57039

Job Category
Management Group

Job Function
Program Management

Locations
United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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