Director, HR

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Director, HR

We are looking for an experienced Director, Americas People Team – Seattle and West Coast. Our purpose as Expedia Group People team is to be the place where exceptional people who share our passion for technology and travel want to do their best work. Our people team enables Expedia Group’s outstanding employees to bring the world within reach by being business relevant, employee centric and functionally excellent. We create meaningful employee experiences, passionate about travel and technology to ignite our high-performance culture.

What you'll do:

  • Lead an experienced group of People Team professionals in defined region to build meaningful end-to-end employee experiences. This means working across multiple teams across Expedia Group to collaborate on program design and implementation

  • Through internal partnerships (ex. Legal, Compliance, Operations, Recruiting, etc.) lead local employment and compliance considerations

  • Work closely with People Managers to coach them on their teams performance

  • Help steward re-structure and re-organizations across the region and site

  • Champion Expedia Group's culture and values as a leader in the Seattle region

  • Activating the emergency preparedness people plan for the site

  • Comfortably shift gears from deeply sophisticated strategy discussions to rolling up your sleeves to get things done

  • Act as a trusted and conscientious adviser to guide our leaders and our people to be effective and to grow

  • Leverage strong problem-solving skills to analyze data, understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment open to experimentation and continuous improvement

Who you are:

  • Demonstrated HR Leadership in an international fast paced organization, with a shown understanding of hr generalist, performance management and employee relations

  • Strong working knowledge of US employment legislation

  • Direct people management experience

  • Ability to identify trends and measure results, using data and professional insight using analytical, critical thinking and strategic problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills with a consistent record to handle confidential matters with tact and subtlety

  • Passionate about the tech industry, embodies the Expedia Group values of being open, bold, moving fast and building social value

  • A natural bar raiser who exhibits curiosity to learn from others

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and managing change

  • Great interpersonal and relationship skills with a ‘can-do’ attitude

  • BA/BSc preferably in HR, psychology or related fields; or Equivalent related professional experience


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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