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Talent Management Business Partner (Director), Corporate Functions

Talent Management Business Partner (Director), Corporate Functions

The Talent Management Business Partner serves as the lead talent strategist for the Corporate Functions. This individual will supercharge Expedia Group’s (EG) impact by developing and driving the functions talent agendas in alignment/ support of the business strategy and People Plans.

In this role you’ll bring imagination and creativity in how we think, act, and talk about (and to) talent for our Corporate Functions. Through a mindset and culture of individual ownership you will work with Business Partner Leads, People Team CoE’s, and senior and executive leaders to solve talent and organizational health challenges. Ultimately, the Talent Management Business Partner must adopt enterprise talent identification practices to better known employee capabilities, aspirations, future potential, and ensure we have our best people against our bigger opportunities.

Focus on aspirational goals, intentional onboarding, development experiences and talent moves that are aligned with our business strategy and drive high performance. Build talent bench strength and organizational capabilities to deliver our business strategy in a way that demonstrates our company values and elevates our talent to meet future needs.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the development and execution of a business aligned talent strategy & roadmap to identify, grow, mobilize and retain critical and key talent in the Corporate Functions

  • Be a strategic thought partner and advisor to BPs to help think through and solve talent and org health challenges, while also challenging current ways of thinking

  • Collaborate with the People Pod (divisional people team) to support the end-to-end talent agenda, delivery of performance cycles, organizational effectiveness, and change and transformation programs

  • Support Corporate Function leaders in proactively managing the talent pipeline to ensure we future proof the business to have the talent available to meet future growth and adapt to the changing environment

  • Partner with Talent Product Owners to share the talent landscape for the functional orgs, including product successes and improvement opportunities, while supporting methods for ensuring quality, business impact, scalability and sustainability

  • Deep dive into the Org Health data to uncover internal talent trends (e.g., talent movement, succession plans, development experiences, etc.) to drive informed decision making. Identify external work/workforce changes and anticipate/predict how this will impact the talent management approach

  • Ensure business relevance with a test and learn approach - so decisions are made based on experiments and data rather than opinion

  • Facilitate talent discussions/reviews and talent planning; act as a talent broker to create diverse slates for critical roles and leadership positions

  • Identify appropriate metrics to measure the effectiveness of talent management initiatives in partnership with People Analytics

  • Consult with People Team CoE’s to ensure coordination across the talent lifecycle in Compensation, People Team Tech, Analytics, Learning, Business Partners, etc.

Who you are:

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

  • Advanced degree in I/O psych; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Possess a bias toward action with the ability to navigate ambiguity and get things done in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment

  • Analytical thinker and strategic problem-solver, with the aim to cut through complexity and turn high-level business requirements and opportunities into effective, impactful talent experiences

  • Have a strong ability to build cross-functional relationships with clear skills in communication, facilitation, and change management; comfortable consulting and influencing at all levels

  • An ambassador for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, who actively integrates DEIB into talent practices/ solutions as part of the business context and growth agenda

  • A skilled-thought leader and storyteller: able to build and clearly communicate a vision and strategy.

  • 8+ years of proven experience and capability in Talent Management, Leadership Development or Organizational Development

  • Prior experience in management consulting

  • Experience with talent assessment, development models and executive coaching (including certifications)


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 wellbeing, so we’re requiring new hires in the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination 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®,®, 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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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Human Resources

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 02/04/2022

  • ID # R-67462

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