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Senior Strategic Initiatives Manager
Expedia Group, worldwide leader in online travel, is looking for a Senior Strategic Initiatives Manager for its Geos team, reporting into the Sr. Director of Geo Strategy and Delivery. You will be based in Seattle.
Expedia Group is the world’s largest full-service online travel agent, and one of the most advanced and technology-savvy eCommerce company in the world. We allow tenth of millions of customers worldwide to book hotels, flights, car rentals, train tickets, tours and activities. We have direct relationships with 500+ airlines and 1M+ properties globally.
We at Expedia have unusual core values: we believe in the Scientific Method, we are open and low ego, we celebrate diversity, and organize for speed. In joining Expedia Group, you can expect to be at the forefront of technology & marketing, be listened to, challenge yourself and be held accountable.
The Geos team is part of the Expedia Group Brands team. We are the voice of the Expedia customer, wherever they are from, into the Expedia Group. We champion our customers locally, on a global scale, and help shape the company’s investment and product priorities to ensure we serve their needs. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and results-driven leader in driving growth and scale at Expedia.
What you'll do:
Provide structure and coordinate efforts across our four main operating regional teams across the globe
Communicate our geo strategy, top market priorities, and performance updates to key partners across the organization
Engage with senior leaders across the organization to ensure the right organizational focus across the relevant markets
Be a key driver of the geo delivery workstreams for the Expedia Brands organization, and ensure alignment and delivery schedules with brand leaders and the Expedia for Business teams to embed in business execution
Develop and maintain the Geo market execution framework (operating model), with a constant eye on opportunities to improve operational efficiencies and remove roadblocks
Work across regional teams to drive best practices and ensure consistency on team operations, initiative tracking, and delivery status
Drive strategic projects with teams across the globe and act as the strategy lead or program manager on strategic workstreams key to unlock growth in regional markets
Manage the annual country planning process with the regional leaders and inform the development of a reporting scorecard to track progress at a market level
Who you are:
8 to 10 years' of experience in a strategy or management consultant role, with increased responsibility and complexity
Have strong influential leadership and can develop meaningful relationships with stakeholders at different seniority levels and based in various geographies
Friendly, mature, fearless, transparent, meticulous and a self-starter
Have sound presentation and communication skills
Can articulate compelling recommendations for complex problems, driven by logic and data
Have advanced analytical skills, learn quickly and simplify complexity
Have an action bias and have a demonstrated track record of navigating and driving results in a large and global organization
Possess a strong understanding of business, market dynamics, and consumer research
Never lose sight of what is meaningful
Have multicultural work experience
At Expedia Group, we believe in bringing people together and creating an inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and can do their best work. We care about our employees’ safety and well-being, so we’re requiring new hires in the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status before their start date as a condition of employment. Expedia Group will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.
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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United States - Washington - Seattle
ID # R-75054
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