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Manager - Strategic Initiatives

United Kingdom - London


Manager - Strategic Initiatives

Changing and innovating in the travel market to drive Expedia Group’s growth is at the heart of what we do on the Strategy & Transformation team, and we are currently recruiting. If you want to be part of one of the most exciting brands in travel and technology and are looking for your next high-profile role where you can define the paths in which we grow, read on.

As a Manager of Strategy and Transformation, you will define and drive strategic projects across the Expedia for Business (E4B) organization and play a meaningful role in evolving our business. E4B is Expedia's B2B arm, partnering with suppliers (hotels, airlines, etc.), demand partners (OTAs, travel partners, travel management providers) and media companies. We are a B2B powerhouse in the industry, powering our partners with distribution, media and software solutions.

What You'll Do:

  • Identify and evaluate key strategic trends, opportunities, and risks, with particular focus on growing the E4B business with existing and new partners
  • Support the annual planning process and operationalize the plan by working with internal and external partners by gaining their consensus and active support
  • Work directly with senior leadership across E4B and Expedia Group to drive decision-making and alignment
  • Identify and frame opportunities in a structured way to clearly communicate options, risks, trade-offs
  • Act as a change agent for ongoing innovations and efficiencies
  • Collaborate cross functionally to inspire change in the business by identifying and implementing the best ways of working across the organization
  • Examples of initiatives: Identifying and launching new products or business models, pricing and go-to-market strategy, sales and operational efficiency, supply/demand investments, post-merger integrations of teams, etc.

Who You Are:

  • Strategy consulting background and / or experience in a similar role in a leading technology company; MBA is a plus
  • A futurist with the ability to execute on end-to-end projects
  • Can lead, run & mobilise multiple partners (including senior executives) and balance multiple demands in a multifaceted fast-paced environment
  • Results-oriented, self-aware, and able to drive success while working autonomously
  • Excellent problem solver with ability to synthesise and present complex concepts to both executive leadership and operational teams
  • Bias to action - with an appetite for driving business impact/execution
  • International experience and/or experience online or in the travel industry preferred

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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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Job Category
Management Group

Job Function
Reporting / Business Analytics

United Kingdom - London
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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