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Program Manager III, Data Management

United States - Washington - Seattle


Program Manager III, Data Management

As the program manager you will drive the implementation of EDM&G processes and technologies and adoption of key business terms and metrics across many lines of Expedia’s business. In partnership with the product manager, you will work with the data architect, data governance analysts, engineering teams, and various stakeholders to understand, communicate, and implement the milestones of our EDM&G road map and manage the overall lifecycle of EG terms. During development you will manage the backlog with key stakeholders, triage issues and risks, track resourcing needs, and regularly report execution status to leadership.  

You will have an opportunity to acquire vast knowledge of our data ecosystem by working together with diverse global teams, spanning technical functions, like data producers and consumers, to business functions, like marketing, finance, customer experience, and legal. 

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the data management lifecycle from inception and planning through end-user adoption.   

  • Develop project schedules, define timeframes, and prioritize tasks to deliver intended objectives within the agreed timeframes and ensuring that requirements are completed

  • Identify the types of resources required to support a project, and make recommendations for specific people, technology, partners

  • Partner with the product and engineering lead(s) to ensure the roadmap and backlog priorities are maintained to enable a smooth development and adoption processes and minimize blockers. 

  • Identify and communicate key dependencies. Partner with dependent teams to achieve prioritization against road map

  • Monitor the team’s development velocity and facilitate the resolution of risks and blockers

  • Lead communication and solution delivery across cross-functional operating teams

  • Communicate status, risks with resolution plan, upcoming milestones, and recent releases to leadership teams

  • Manage resolution of urgent issues while communicating changes to business stakeholders

  • Facilitate relationships between teams, move initiatives forward, find resources, raise concerns to appropriate owners early and resolve open issues that prevent progress

  • Hold people accountable when schedule or progress is in jeopardy while maintaining respectful relationships in difficult situations

  • Predict roadblocks and obstacles, establishing meetings or integration points between teams. 

  • Maintain and refine programs and initiatives, establishing standard methodologies, next steps, and outcomes

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's in Arts or Science; or Equivalent related professional experience

  • Solid understanding of data platforms and data strategies for large scale organizations

  • Experience with data management and data governance practices and processes at-scale 

  • Track record delivering complex cross-organizational projects on time and on budget  

  • Demonstrated experience building effective project/program plans and managing development processes, business stakeholders, engineering, and functional teams during execution 

  • Experience collaborating on a cross-functional and cross-geography team

  • Ability to lead teams through issue resolution and risk management

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to convey sophisticated and abstract concepts to both technical and business teams, peers, and leadership

  • Outstanding influencing skills, including experience working within a large matrix organization

  • Exceptional collaboration, business insight, and customer advocacy skills

  • Self-starter with ability to make independent decisions and perform with minimal supervision. 

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously

  • High attention to detail

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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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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Job Category
Finance and Accounting Group

Job Function

United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Austin

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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