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Director, Career Experiences - Digital Solutions

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Director, Career Experiences - Digital Solutions

Expedia Group is committed to transforming the Career Experience for our people.We are building a development culture that nurtures and supports different experiences through a Talent Marketplace including intuitive, integrated tools and resources.Our employees have clarity and autonomy to define their own career journey. Managers have the resources and capability to support diverse career journeys across their teams.To do this we are building and open world of personalized experiences and transparency of opportunity.

This transformational role will help architect the strategy supporting the platform and comprehensive portfolio of Career Experience and TalentMarketplaceproducts.This ecosystem will enable our talent to keep growing through building skill, capability, and experience.In close partnership with the People Technology team and product owners, lead the end-to-end evaluation, evolution, integration, and implementation of our Career Experience and Talent Marketplace products.

This role will provide substantial opportunity for innovation through the curation of tech-based solutions through our platform and products enabling career development for our talent.We believe that talent and learning are levers to transform business outcomes, this role will help enable through scalable, accessible, transparent tech solutions. This leader is a talent and learning expert notably in tech solutions to support development.They will incorporate external perspectives and internal thought leadership to continue to evolve an enterprise technology-focused talent strategy and ecosystem.

This role will have close partnership with the People Technology Team, Centers of Excellence, Business Partners, Geo Partners and business leaders in the enablement of process and adoption of new technologies anchored on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning and aligned to our values and vision.All this while ensuring that technology investments and system design across Talent and Learning support the long-term goals of our business. The leader will influence and guide teams to foster a culture of process excellence, experimentation, and human centered design.

What you’ll do:

  • Help architect and execute a comprehensive platform and product roadmap for Career Experiences and Talent Marketplace. Ensure agile methodologies and design thinking are embedded in all activities

  • Influence and help drive user requirements/trade-offs for Career Experience products in partnership People Technology, Talent Product owners, COE partners, Business Partners, Geo Partners and Business Leaders

  • Through technology help enable our employee movement approach (ex. skill building, career pathing/ lattice application, Gigs, horizontal and vertical growth opportunities) based on employee skills, experience, qualifications, education, and aspirations and in collaboration with the business and COEs

  • Work with People Insights to define data needs, dashboards, and analysis to assess overall impact against key talent indicators

  • Partner with external vendors where appropriate and where appropriate manage budget and vendor agreements

  • Effectively identify, assess, and manage the risks within Career Experience and Talent Marketplace programs and processes, and incorporate risk management into all planning and decision-making

  • Success is clear data supported evidence that our Career Experience and Talent Marketplace tech and tools are impacting and driving performance, retention, internal movement and engagement of our talent

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 8+ years of experience working in Learning & Career Development, Skills Development, Talent and Learning Technology Enablement and / or HR related discipline

  • A thought leader in the employee development field with curiosity for leveraging leading edge practices and solutions across multiple fields and industries

  • Demonstrated ability to translate business strategies into critical talent & workforce strategies/initiatives with a technology-centric focus

  • Demonstrated performance in people development strategy, design, and implementation

  • Demonstrated experience as an effective communicator, both written and verbal, able to drive change, facilitate internal communication processes, and facilitate dissemination of internal customer information

  • Experience executing on multiple projects with extensive detail coordination and program management

  • Intellectual curiosity with the ability to identify creative solutions to complex problems

  • Experience navigating horizontally in the organization and creating collaborative, cross-functional solutions

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, to include consulting and influencing

  • Experience identifying opportunities to introduce Career Experience and Talent Marketplace initiatives and driving those change management efforts enterprise-wide

  • Strong ability to influence business partners and other key stakeholders to adopt holistic initiatives tailored to business needs, using data insights and leveraging opportunities to drive a Talent Marketplace culture

  • Experience collaborating with key stakeholders to identify requirements and make recommendations on Talent Marketplace technology


The total cash range for this position in Chicago is $138,500 to $194,000. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $221,500, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

The total cash range for this position in Austin is $146,000 to $204,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $233,500, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $184,500.00 to $258,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $295,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

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®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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  • United States - Texas - Austin

  • Human Resources

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 01/27/2023

  • ID # R-78642-1

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