Egencia - Expedia Group business travel - is one of the top Travel Management Companies (TMCs) in the world! We provide innovative business travel solutions and local customer service in 65 countries. Egencia is a great place for outstanding people who share our passion for tech and travel. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Egencia Global Controllership team! Reporting to the Director of Financial Operations, you will lead the project management function supporting a multibillion-dollar portfolio. You will be pivotal in shaping this global function to meet the future needs of the rapidly growing and dynamic business while delivering operational excellence and proactively driving continuous improvement in execution.
We offer the chance to work with the brightest minds in the travel industry in an ambitious and international work environment focused on innovation, creative problem-solving and teamwork.
You will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of complex projects in partnership with partners throughout the business. Projects include initiatives to improve our performance and efficiency, post-merger integration support, product/technology rollout. This is a delivery focused role, which would suit someone who can deliver complex projects, thinks analytically and has the confidence to challenge where necessary. You will have ownership of a project’s full lifecycle.
What you will do/role & responsibility:
Lead the end-to-end project implementation strategy, shaping and defining a project's scope based on detailed analysis and knowledge of Egencia’s strategy
Lead meaningful strategic initiatives as well as more operational projects
Coordinate and motivate the resources necessary to deliver these projects within time and budget constraints
Complete rigorous quantitative analysis to support project decisions and assess outcomes. Have a high comfort level with and passion for using data
Communicate regularly and clearly with the Egencia Leadership team
Understand the complexities of handling multiple projects, for multiple brands with impacts on global operations
Who you are:
Master's degree preferred
Payments, Finops and/or Technology experience preferred
Management consulting experience is a plus
Experience driving strategic initiatives while engaging and collaborating with diverse functional leaders
A successful track record of executing on complex business projects and leading cross-functional project teams
Ability to interact with all levels, including concise verbal and written executive-level communications
A self-starter mentality, able to drive projects with limited oversight
Strong quantitative skills. Comfortable with building and vetting complex financial and operational models
Be enthusiastic about international business travel (10-20%) and travel in general
For transparency, this is NOT a technical, software development PM position; this is a business change project management role that often requires product/technology teamwork
Why join us?
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work and to provide them the tools to do so.
Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.
If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.
Our family of travel brands includes Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE, and Traveldoo®.
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