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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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