Business Programs Manager - E4B PMO & Strategic Business Programs
Expedia for Business (E4B) - PMO & Strategic Business Program team is looking for a Business Programs Manager - for a 12-month maternity cover - to play a meaningful role in evolving our business and driving our division priorities to results. E4B is Expedia Group’s B2B arm, partnering with suppliers (hotels, airlines, etc.), demand partners (OTAs, Travel agencies, Travel management providers) and media companies. We are a B2B powerhouse in the Travel industry, powering our partners distribution, media, and software solutions.
In this role, you implement change for the next generation of travel challenges and opportunities in a fast-paced & ever-changing environment. You will drive increasingly complex projects or small programs requiring coordination within E4B organization. You will work on a large variety of projects depending on the need – mostly global, medium to large scale, across various teams, one or several lines of business - to drive transformational change for our Travel Partners and E4B teams.
If you enjoy being results-oriented and collaborative, have bias to action, strong project management, analytics and problem-solving skills then join this dynamic team!
What you’ll do:
Set-up and maintain an effective project structure and organization, as efficient work processes throughout the project lifecycle
Ensure projects are properly scoped and documented, assess bottlenecks within project team to streamline workflow
Develop project schedule, define timeframe, and prioritize tasks to achieve project milestones and deliver intended objectives
Monitor progress and initiate actions to meet project milestones, timelines, specifications, and requirement
Investigate information on a given question or problem to establish facts, reach conclusions and summarize findings, throughout the project lifecycle
Perform data analyses, articulates findings and propose solutions when needed
Proactively report and communicate on project status & risks (escalate appropriately to mitigate or drive resolution). Create and maintain applicable KPIs to drive action based on results
Leverage both written and verbal communication skills to creates clear, concise and organized communications, adapted for different audiences
Acts as a trusted advisor for the project team and business sponsor
Helps your project stakeholders to explore and understand project (and potential wider business) challenges, establishes and maintains trust by effectively addressing the team concerns and advocating for its needs
Develops understanding of the industry, as of your business partner’s strategy and objectives to guide proper prioritization
Who you are:
Master’s in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience
4-6+ years of experience with a preference for those with a Management or Strategy Consulting background and/ or a similar role in a leading technology company with a proven experience of leading cross functional large-scale initiatives
Combined Consulting and Operational (Industry or Entrepreneurial) background. or experience in customer, or sales operations is a plus. As PMP or/and Agile Methodologies certifications
You Have a passion for driving business impact & execution
Self-motivated with a positive and can-do attitude, and the ability to drive success with limited guidance in a highly autonomous role
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to implement and optimize project framework, plans and work processes in partnership with cross functional project teams
Ability to manage key relationships: mobilize, influence, and lead others without having positional authority, by interacting and building rapport with teams of all levels, in a fast-moving and ever-changing environment
Team player & Inclusive - Build a climate of inclusion to bring a diverse set of perspectives to the team and solutions
Passion for logical problem solving and intellectual challenges, with the ability to see the bigger picture whilst not missing the details. Strong business Acumen and Strategic thinking
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook), Experience using collaboration tools to communicate and coordinate with remote teams globally is a plus (Slack, Sharepoint, One drive, Confluence)
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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