Principal Program Manager – Product Operations
Location: Austin, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, Dallas, Texas, San Francisco, California, Seattle, Washington
Job Type: Full time
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The Platform as a Product (PaaP) team is at the heart of Expedia Group’s mission to power global travel for everyone, everywhere. Platform as a Product (PaaP) sets the vision and execution for the externalization of the EG suite of travel services for developers, one in which they can authenticate, validate and configure their own unique travel solutions.
We are looking for a high-performing Product Operations Manager to join our Product Leadership team, reporting to the VP of Product. You will define planning and execution standards and lead transformation efforts across the group. You will simplify processes, drive efficiency, and ultimately help create a culture of excellence for the product craft and science.
What you’ll do:-
Work across Product and Technology functions to ensure alignment and efficiency
Design and implement operating standards for how workstreams and programs should be led, tracked, and executed
Organize and motivate teams to deliver against our objectives and key results, and driving decision making
Work with and train other Product team members to develop processes and standard methodologies to support the Product function
Set up and maintain portfolio and program management tools
Serve as the primary point of contact for PaaP for cross company intake, Product Reviews, and Product Planning standardization forums
Evangelize the platform and guide other teams to enable their product vision while maintaining the overall Conversational Experience quality
Help lead the organization through change, evolution, and growth
Who you are:
8+ years of Program Management or related experience in a forward-thinking, fast paced team environment
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or a related Technical field; or MBA or Equivalent related professional experience
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with heavy emphasis on partnership
Experience driving strategic initiatives while engaging and collaborating with multi-discipline teams and leaders
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, including concise verbal and written executive-level communications
For clarity, this is not a technical, software development PM position; this is a business change and program management role that requires product/technology partnership
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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