Senior Director, HR Business Partner, Corporate Services at Expedia Group

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We are seeking a commercially-led Corporate Services People Partner, who will support our Expedia Group CFO and Global Finance Leadership Team, and craft and implement the central people agenda, strategic initiatives and rhythm of Finance’s business activities.


You will play a major role in crafting and implementing strategies in support of short-term and long-term business objectives, with the overall goal of attracting, retaining and developing the best talent for Expedia Group. Furthermore, you will also collaborate across the People group to set and execute the People priority initiatives for Expedia Group.


As such, we are seeking a passionate and transformative change-agent, who values team collaboration and creativity, and who has both the thought leadership and the executional ability to lead and inspire change.


What you’ll do:

  • Talent Agenda:  talent identification, succession planning, pipelining, acquiring and future oriented organizational capabilities. Winning the war on talent, internally developing talent for future skills.

  • Organization Culture: Embedding Expedia Group Culture and Enterprise Leader behaviours across the business. Coach leaders on the performance philosophy of the organization and support in cascading the same throughout the wider Corporate Services functions.

  • Top Team Effectiveness: performance management activities. Influence leaders to own & drive talent development initiatives for themselves and across the division.

  • Organizational Evolution: Organizational Design and Organizational Health assessed by metrics and overall people strategy.

  • Leadership Coaching: enterprise leadership development, gaining horizontal support, focusing on execution with a view on scaling.

  • You will be the voice of the business strategy to the Expedia Group People team and voice of the people strategy to business teams as you will collaborate across the People team to set and execute the People priority initiatives for Expedia Group.

  • Approach, prioritize and solve problems from a data and systems perspective. Comfortably use data to tell the story of the talent agenda and influence at all levels.


Who you are:

  • You are a thought leader who is energized by innovation and challenging assumptions and norms.

  • As a true strategic HR business partner: you can comprehensively understand the business strategy and connect it to talent strategy and future talent needs with forward-thinking, best practice solutions.

  • You will have extensive and well-rounded HR experience as a strategic partner with cross-discipline HR experience. Notably, demonstrable capability in organizational development, executive coaching, compensation, and other HR fields.

  • Experience operating in a highly matrixed organization, being familiar with methods and approaches needed to get things done in a collaborative, lean and fast-paced environment.

  • You are an incredibly strong operator on a global scale, across globally dispersed teams, leveraging technology and change management to continuously optimize efficiencies and push the boundaries of what is possible.

  • Experience leading multi-cultural HR teams and navigating global complexity in order to implement consistent processes, products and experiences.

  • Demonstrate a flexible and adaptable style to successfully steer competing priorities. You are comfortable during times of ambiguity and adept at handling change.


Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global 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 bring the world within reach – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the 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 brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.


Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit



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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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