Europe - remote
Lines of Business
Europe - remote
Lines of Business
Whether it’s hotels, rental cars, flights, cruises or packages, our Partner Services teams develop the relationships we need to generate great deals for our customers – so they can experience all the moments that matter to them.
Why this job’s a big deal?
Priceline is seeking a Director of Flight Partner Services for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to make an immediate impact critical in priceline, Booking.com and Agoda’s (Booking Holdings) quest to expand our flight product offerings globally. Utilizing your expert understanding of the airline industry in the EMEA region, you will identify, influence, and direct our commercial strategy and establish partnerships with local airlines for supply to be used by the Booking Holdings brands.
In this role you will get to:
Partner with the EMEA Managing Director of Flight Partner Services to develop a highly competitive go-to-market strategy for flights in your territory
Identify, build, and deepen relationships with flight supply partners; collaborate with supply partners in order to deliver the best flight deals to our customers
Spearhead negotiations for commercial agreements with airline partners, and other local supply partners, on behalf of priceline, Booking.com and Agoda
Own business performance of your territory – you will be responsible for supply-related KPIs, identification of trends and, issues
Build action plans, backed by data, with the aim of improving both our business performance and our partners’ business performance
Influence internal and external stakeholders from a wide range of audiences, including senior leadership at airlines, with a focus on developing innovative solutions to problems
Research and analyze the competitive landscape of other online travel agencies in the region, identify product and commercial weaknesses, and formulate/execute a plan to close gaps
Who you are:
Bachelor's Degree in business administration or a related area
5+ years of established leadership experience in the airline industry, online travel experience a plus
Data driven, with strong analytical skills and the ability to turn data into actionable insights
Exceptional at working under pressure and flexible in adapting to constantly evolving marketplace conditions
Expert negotiator, developing creative solutions to problems or barriers
Savvy and clear communicator, with the ability to influence across departments to deliver on goals and partner to engage internal business and technology teams
Demonstrated history of living the values important to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics
Who we are:
WE ARE PRICELINE.
Our success as one of the biggest players in online travel is all thanks to our incredible, dedicated team of talented employees. Priceliners are focused on being the best travel deal makers in the world, fueled by our passion to help everyone experience the moments that matter most in their lives. Whether it’s a dream vacation, your cousin’s graduation, or your best friend’s wedding – we make travel affordable and accessible to our customers.
Our culture is unique and inspiring (that’s what our employees tell us). We’re a grown-up, startup. We deliver the excitement of a new venture, without the struggles and chaos that can come with a business that hasn’t stabilized.
We’re on the cutting edge of innovative technologies. We keep the customer at the center of all that we do. Our ability to meet their needs relies on the strength of a workforce as diverse as the customers we serve. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.
If you want to be part of something truly special, check us out!
Priceline is part of the Booking Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKNG) family of companies. Our sister companies include Booking, BookingGo, Agoda, Kayak and OpenTable.
Priceline ensures equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.