Senior Director, Global Payments Strategy
Expedia’s Global Payments Platform is uniquely positioned at the intersection of two highly dynamic industries – this is where Online Travel meets Payments.
Expedia Group’s Payment Platform handles global payment flows worth hundreds of billions of USD between the many millions of Travelers and Travel Suppliers who leverage the Expedia Group Travel Marketplace. Our portfolio of high-performing global and regional payment products is unmatched in the Travel industry.
As we seek to further leverage Payments to expand our competitive advantage as a travel marketplace, the Senior Director, Global Payments Strategy will assume a leadership role in defining the long-term evolution of Expedia’s Payment Platform.
This role includes strategy development, roadmap planning and governance for a high-performing team of payments specialist, spanning multiple payment functions - product, technology, BI & data, payment partnerships and operations. This role will also lead 4-5 person team of non-tech project managers to execute a larger portfolio of strategic and tactical initiatives. This can introduce some confusion with current TPM team at EGP.
This role will collaborate with a broad variety of partners and senior leaders across Expedia’s eCommerce Platform, brands, supply organizations, corporate development and several other corporate teams. As a member of Expedia Group's Payment Leadership team, visibility and impact of this role will be very high across Expedia Group.
What you’ll do
Strategy Development and Strategic Planning
Identify opportunities to leverage our advanced payments capabilities to further empower Expedia to grow the travel marketplace with our brand’s travelers and new and existing supply partner
Collaborate closely with business partners and peer teams to lead the definition and evolution of our payments platform strategy
Systematically assess our customers' (internal & external, consumers & businesses) current and long-term payments needs
Drive long-term improvements to our platform’s scalability, reliability, performance, and costs characteristics
Ensure alignment of Payments Platform Strategy with brands, supply organization and the eCommerce Platform Strategy
Own and drive the development of our Annual Technology and Business Plans for Payments
Drive incubation of new revenue models to build ambitious advantage in the marketplace
Lead the execution of the Strategic and Annual Plans through the initiation and execution of strategic and tactical platform initiatives
Drive the communication of our payments platform strategy across Expedia Group
Report on progress against our Strategic Goals to C-level leadership, for example though Monthly & Quarterly Reviews
Provide strategic and technical analyses in support of top priority initiatives
Act as a liaison and evangelist for Expedia's payment platform service offerings to internal stakeholders and external partners
Build, develop and lead a small team of strategy managers and project managers
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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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