Director, Strategic Projects

Director, Strategic Projects

R4385

Location

Norwalk

Career Track

Lines of Business

Director, Strategic Projects

This role is eligible for our hybrid work model: 2 days in-office

Director, Strategic Projects

Whether it’s hotels, rental cars, flights, cruises or packages, our Lines of Business develop the relationships we need to generate great deals and then get them to Priceline customers – so they can experience all the moments that matter to them.

Why this job’s a big deal:

If you love taking the reins on some of the companies most important projects and help lead them to a successful completion, come join one of the internet’s original brands, priceline.com, and help our millions of customers find the best deals on travel, anywhere, any time, on any screen.  Our teams are small and allow great opportunities to learn new technologies and grow professionally.

In this role you will get to:

  • Run point on large corporate projects and strategic initiatives

  • Partner with cross-functional teams to build, maintain & supervise integrated project roadmaps

  • Define and own success metrics for projects and track performance

  • Prioritize and lead project work, lifecycles, milestones, and stakeholder expectations.

  • Create room to collaborate, possess assertiveness and achieve team cohesion while integrating and aligning corporate initiatives.

  • Work closely with multiple departments throughout the company in a role that requires coordination across teams, mitigation of risks and balancing business needs.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

  • Create, monitor and analyze key project metrics

  • Act as a key point of escalation, providing assistance and guidance throughout delivery

  • Own communications with key stakeholders to effectively surface issues and decisions

  • Drive continuous improvement through data and analytics

  • Produce actionable outputs and reporting

  • Drive a state of constant iteration and optimization through continued analysis.

  • Lead, develop and grow a small team of project managers

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of proven project management or program management experience

  • Strong analytical skills. Ability to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and recommend action plans to resolve issues.

  • An understanding of the e-commerce (mobile and desktop) landscape.

  • Adept at translating complex processes into concrete results, and possess strong project management skills to shepherd these results from definition to deployment across the organization

  • A self-starter who is confident and able to move projects forward with little direction.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Equal passion for high-level strategic planning, but also tactical daily execution

  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, results driven environment with multiple responsibilities

  • Humility; a constant desire to grow and learn

  • BS/BA required.

  • Illustrated history of living the values necessary to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust.

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. Unquestionable integrity and ethics is essential. 

There are a variety of factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, certain roles may be eligible for an annual bonus and/or equity grant.

The salary range for this position is $165,000- $205,000K USD.

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