Agile Project Manager

Recruiter
Expedia Group
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
26 Jul 2018
Closes
26 Aug 2018
Sector
Marketing, Other
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The online travel market never stands still. At Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), we're smack in the middle of it! We are an entrepreneurial start-up operating in the B2B market inside the world's biggest travel company.

We create the tools and technology that help millions of travellers find the perfect hotels for their next trips. We work with over 10,000 partners in 33 countries to turn their web traffic into hotel bookings and satisfied and loyal customers.

We have the chance to work in the EAN's main global headquarters with the brightest minds in the travel business in a high-energy and international work environment focused on innovation, creative problem-solving and collaboration between functional teams. We are a great team!

Who You Are

  • Project management experience working with agile development teams in a really dynamic environment.
  • High degree of competency with project management and methodology including: scoping, issue & risk identification, general management, tracking dependencies, user acceptance testing, and communication of overall project status.
  • Experience of working with product management teams, including coordination of multiple internal workstreams including development teams, marketing, sales, finance, customer support, legal and analytics.
  • Superb communication skills.
  • Ability to facilitate the resolution of challenging business/technology problems.
  • Experience in working cross functionally to drive the high level solutions as well as resolve lower level operational issues when needed with experience translating between business and technology.
     

What You’ll Do

  • You will lead multiple projects working with teams across different timezones
  • You will work with teams to define the project governance, resources and plan for tracking delivery.
  • You will participate in tasks throughout project lifecycle phases including project planning, discovery, development, testing, release and post-release.
  • You will identifying risks and issues, and develop contingency plans and ensure that the project documentation is completed to a high standard and kept up to date throughout the project lifecycle.
  • You will collaborate with internal business units, affiliates and users, facilitating workshops and document project and communication plans.
  • You will provide day-to-day support and troubleshooting of issues.
  • Provide on-going communication of status and risks to management teams internally as needed and garner support for changes in scope, schedule, or budget.
  • Facilitate project meetings focused on status reporting, problem resolution, feedback, and fostering open communication within the team on project planning and execution.
     

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 to 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.

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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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®.

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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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