The Project Manager is responsible for the governance and project management of initiatives within the Department. The Project Manager role will partner with the various teams within the Department to support, and proactively work with them, to facilitate the work occurring between them and the business units and stakeholders.
They will help the teams to scope and plan the projects by helping to document the project goal, KPIs, roadmap and main deliverables.
The Project Manager will ensure that the projects of the Department teams are managed in a consistent manner, whilst working with the business units & stakeholders within Booking.
com to build engagement and where needed governance over decisions needed for work to be signed off. In some cases, the role requires dealing with external vendors and managing external stakeholders.
The Project Manager will also help the different teams to mitigate the project risks and dependencies to make sure there is progress towards the project milestones.
First and foremost, the Project Manager will ensure the team's roadmaps / plans focus on agreed business priorities, dependencies and strategies designed based on data and business needs, and deliver against the shared objectives & goals.
Apply structured methodology to and lead project / change management activities
Own the successful delivery of the end-to-end project lifecycle.
With supervision, lead low / medium complexity projects with global impact (cross-functional) driving them through execution, analysis, recommendation and implementation.
Apply change management processes and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
Engage and influence stakeholders inside and if required outside of the organization : work collaboratively with business unit partners (Fintech, O2C, Treasure, CS, etc) to drive enterprise strategy execution and partner on segment or functional strategy projects.
Contribute to the Project scoping and Planning by helping to document the project goal, KPIs, roadmap and main deliverables.
Track and report progress; Creates clear planning documents together with involved departments.
Ensure a project closing and correct handover to Business as usual. Hold project members accountable for the delivery of their part of the project.
Understand milestones and impediments. Tracks and report progress, manages overall timelines, dependencies, risks & issues & monitor interdependencies (within & outside project)
Ability to work and productively interact with different stakeholders up to Director level.
Experienced project manager with 3-5 years with a proven track record in managing the full end-to-end project lifecycle on business / strategic projects
A good understanding of how people go through the change curve and the change process
Good Problem solving and root cause identification skills
Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts is an advantage
With supervision, ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to drive decision making
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships (both within a team and with wider stakeholders)
Ability to work effectively and influence up to Senior Managers
PMP or Agile Project Management or equivalent certification is preferred.
Hands-on work experience in finance operations, within business / digital transformation is preferred
Be able to think through long term technology solutions whilst implementing quick wins throughout the project lifecycle
Enjoys a fast paced, dynamic environment and able to work under pressure managing multiple projects in parallel in an ambiguous environment
Pragmatic and self-starter, able to solve several impediments by him / herself & can-do mindset
We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonus. We also offer what is called the Booking Deal with competitive benefits.
This position is open to any candidate globally and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in The Netherlands.
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