We are looking for an upbeat Senior Manager to help deliver exceptional travel experiences through connectivity solutions. This position will report to the Senior Director, Connectivity & Solutions, within Expedia for Business group. The position will be based in Austin.
What you’ll do:
Identify and prioritize new strategic opportunities within the lodging connectivity space. Get alignment and commitment from key partners and teams involved in execution. Incubate new programs.
Formulate and drive connectivity provider commercial strategy
Advocate for connectivity solutions across Expedia Group and lead key leadership discussions
Develop a deep understanding of our connectivity capabilities, benchmarked against competition and with a streamlined view on drivers of change
Act as the change engine for critical innovations
Who you are:
Proven ability to prioritize opportunities with a clear link to value generation. Passion for results. High impact personality (intellectual agility, entrepreneurship, empathy in relationship, great teammate);
Self-motivated and ability to drive success with limited guidance, loves to operate in an entrepreneurial set up, taking ownership while collaborating effectively across a wide-range of teams and seniority in the organization
A ‘hands on’ attitude, willing to go deep in execution and operational matters, while maintaining a comprehensive and strategic overview.
Constantly curious and inspiring leader. Agile in thinking and execution, solves pragmatically, brings innovative thinking from ‘elsewhere’. Collaborates and influences.
Confirmed analytical skills: Use data to inform action plan after weighing alternative solutions against decision criteria; proactively simplify complex and ambiguous situations.
Demonstrated experience, with a preference for those with a management consulting background and/ or a similar role in a leading technology company.
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 to 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®.
Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.
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®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, 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.