Posted 2 days ago

Manager, Integration Optimization, Global

Would you like to help define the future transformation of a team? The Manager of Vrbo Integration Optimization is an integral leader on the Vrbo Partner Success team.

This position coordinates a team of individual contributors in charge of optimizing Integrated Property Managers (IPMs) integrations on the Vrbo platform.

By ensuring high quality standards for technical consultations, and managing team capacity, this leader helps guide the team toward efficiency of processes while exploring innovative ways to ensure IPMs integrations are optimized with Vrbo.

What you'll do:

  • This role owns the team responsible for optimizing IPM connectivity partner integrations across North American, European, and Australian Partner Success

  • There is a high degree of partnership with peer managers and other departments, including commercial teams, Onboarding teams, Integration teams, Product, and Engineering, to ensure that processes, products, and tools meet Property Manager and team needs regarding platform performance optimization

  • As the team evolves with technology, crafting long-term plans, growing partner adoption of self-service tools, and maintaining quality and performance metrics will be imperative

  • Establishing quarterly targets and goals, encouraging steady improvements across all metrics - SLAs around consultation completion rates, client performance, and NPS - will help keep the team on track and grow partner performance in our marketplace

  • Proficiency in capacity planning and forecasting will be essential to providing visibility on evolving technology and personnel needs

  • Removing obstacles, clearly articulating issues with data, and getting help by engaging with internal partners will develop further clarity across teams on the function and benefit of integration optimization consulting

Who you are:

  • 3+ years management experience leading integration, optimization, or technical account management teams is preferred

  • Strong operator with expertise launching and leading scalable, efficient processes

  • Experience with software connectivity tools and integrations

  • Experience with integration concepts and common challenges

  • Experience in process improvements and enhancements

  • Will engage deeply with software connectivity providers through events and periodic calls

  • Must understand the operations and day-to-day challenges of our property managers and integration partners

  • Exhibit drive to continuously improve the integrated property manager experience

  • Able to quickly win the trust of the team

  • Build an environment of transparency where people can realize their full potential

  • Act as a positive and productive change agent within the Integration Optimization team to help drive the organization to the next level

  • Humbly lead through open, candid relationships

  • Passionately engage, develop, and retain top talent

  • Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment, encourage and regularly give developmental feedback to team and others

  • Enable professional development through the sharing of responsibilities aimed at helping the team to grow and mature

  • Infectious desire to win for Partner Success and Vrbo

  • Desire to continuously learn more, and use the takeaways to functionally improve the team’s processes

  • Holistic problem solver with the ability to translate business needs into meaningful and measurable work for the team

  • Proven bias to action, strong familiarity with methods and approaches needed to get things done in a collaborative, lean, and fast paced environment

  • Establish a strong root-cause analysis and continuous improvement climate

  • Simplify ambiguous problems and situations and respond swiftly as they arise

  • Lead with questions rather than opinions, thrive on the opportunity to own, innovate, create, and constantly re-evaluate

  • Confidently make recommendations on critical business needs

  • Simply, clearly, and succinctly convey complex information and ideas to individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Enthusiastically strive for goal achievement and continuous development, and empower your team to improve the wider organization

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®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Manager, Integration Optimization, Global