Principal Program Manager
Expedia Partner Solutions is an entrepreneurial start-up inside the world’s biggest travel company. We create technology that helps millions of travelers find the best hotel at the right time for their next unforgettable trip. We are the fastest-growing affiliate network ($6 billion in sales and counting), we work with over 10,000 partners in 33 countries to turn their web traffic into hotel bookings and happy customers.
We are looking for a highly motivated Program Manager to join Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS), the business-to-business (B2B) arm of Expedia Group (EG). We provide industry leading technology solutions powering thousands of partners across the globe with EG products. We are powered by the worlds travel platform enabling EPS to address almost every segment in the travel market from large online travel providers to your local high-street travel agent.
We are looking for a Program Manager to join our Project Delivery team, to work with a number of internal teams to deliver initiatives across our API and template solutions. You will be responsible for delivering initiatives on time and for ensuring all project team members are consulted and fully informed of delivery dates and solution details.
What You'll Do:
Build the basic structure of a program including goals, prioritization, project team resources (people and budget), roles and responsibilities, communication plan and delivery phases
Define team governance and implement processes to improve team execution and delivery
Stay ahead of the progress of several projects or programs and mentor other project managers (or program managers) to priorities as needed
Active identification and mitigation of any project issues, risks and dependencies and provide status updates as and when needed
Collaborate with business and technical teams to resolve complex problems
Present a clear thought process and framework to establish success criteria to measure the success of various initiatives. To drive organizational effectiveness, you ensure these metrics are actioned regularly and reported on openly
Collaborate with key team members by helping them to successfully navigate through critical business changes
Guide program delivery and outcomes in line with Expedia Groups priorities and adjust the goals accordingly
Creatively develop visual aids and other content to share complex information with executives and project team members
Who you are:
Bachelors' degree in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience
Master's in Business Administration; or equivalent related professional experience is preferred
Strong project management skills, with the ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment across various teams and time zones, with a strong bias for action
Applies storytelling and persuasion to connect vision, strategy, and action plans
Experience in delivering challenging messages in a factual, independent, non-biased way
A passion for Project Management and effective teamwork
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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