Strategic Initiatives Manager
London, UK
6d ago


Location : Listed as best place to work in the UK 2018 ! In Angel London / b H5W4yEncQ

About and the role

The Expedia Group is world’s largest online travel business and operates a diverse portfolio of brands including : Expedia, Trivago, Orbitz, Hotwire, Egencia and Hotels.

com to name but a few. With over 600 staff globally, is a core brand within the Group, head quartered in London Hotels.

com also has large regional head offices in both Hong Kong and Dallas. use a performance marketing model (CPA) to partner with large global brands to generate demand to our site and an important revenue stream for the partners.

Working with the Senior Director, Global Partner Marketing, we’re looking to recruit someone to help define and support the delivery of strategic initiatives.

This critical role will be based in our offices in London.

The Role

  • Within this role, you will play a huge part in the growth of partner marketing program by supporting the development of Hotels.
  • com's global partner marketing strategy.

  • You will provide timely and insightful analysis and recommendations on strategic plans, business development projects and competitor activity within the market.
  • This role demands to be able to demonstrate strategic thinking, project management and the ability to work with and influence senior internal as well as external partners.

  • You will have to identify potential transformation initiatives, aligning these back to the businesses strategic objectives and work with regional leaders to execute.
  • You will lead and / or coordinate initiatives, ensuring objectives are met and benefits realized.
  • You will conduct external research to understand how we can further accelerate growth with existing partners and if we have the right tool set to create new partnerships in new markets.
  • You will be in charge of a portfolio of initiatives, regularly reporting on progress, and re-configuring where appropriate and necessary.
  • You will create and maintain a governance framework, by keeping the global management team updated with progress on projects.
  • You will work with regional leadership team and other senior stakeholders to prioritise initiatives and presenting updates on strategic project to leadership team.
  • About you,

  • Experience working for a leading strategy consultancy or strategy function of a large corporation.
  • MBA preferred
  • Ability to grasp critical issues and distil them into clear and manageable priorities, weighing both the costs and benefits
  • Ability to think laterally and creatively to address business critical requirements in challenging timelines
  • Can work within an ambiguous fast-moving environment while also driving toward clarity and solutions
  • Very good project management skills, having delivered successfully multiple, complex projects on-time and on-budget
  • Data driven - requires complex analytical thinking to inform decisions
  • Excellent report writing (Word and Powerpoint) and presentation skills for a Board audience
  • Analytical rigour and attention to detail
  • Articulate with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience of sourcing, collection and analysing data from multiple sources
  • Join us to disrupt / hjcJ6SLvxgw and have a look at what could be your career at Expedia / Y4svv-fIeGM


    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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