The role of Integration Project Manager is part of the Corporate Development Integration team, and will support ensuring that Booking.com creates significant value from the mergers and acquisitions it makes. The individual will need to have excellent project management and analytical skills, be a strategic thinker, possess an ability work dynamically, adapt to change, and to be able to fully own projects of critical importance to Booking.com’s overall strategy.

 

The work that the Corporate Development team does serves to accelerate our path towards the Booking.com vision: Whatever you want to do, wherever you want to go, you book it with us. The successful candidate’s work will underpin important strategic moves the business makes, ensuring the right controls are put in place for decision making and synergy creation. It will cover both integrations ongoing (i.e. BookingGo) and future integrations. Along with a deep understanding of the hotel industry, the role requires a broad knowledge of the online travel industry, including within verticals such as transport, attractions and food, and across business functions such as consumer, product, finance, marketing and tech. The individual will require excellent financial and business acumen, exceptional communication skills, and be able to both setup and maintain ongoing the tracking of integration efforts.

 

B.Responsible

  • Supports overall integration project plan (activities, dates, deliverables)
  • Tracks the synergy of integration (e.g. consumer attach rate, incremental transaction value, loyalty, cost savings)
  • Supports defining the metrics that will measure ongoing success
  • Monitors integration team progress and helping them with early-on team updates
  • Helps identify current and future problems / issues (incl. cross-integration teams issues)
  • Plays the business representative to the central communications team, serving as interface across multiple parties (cross-function)
  • Ensures quality of integration team implementation plans and challenges content of recommendations
  • Provides temporary support within function integration teams as needed
  • Ensures completeness and reasonableness of synergies / merger costs identified
  • Supports management of the master Integration Plan

B.Skilled

  • 5+ years of experience in management consulting, or M&A Integrations
  • BA/BS in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or related field; or equivalent professional experience
  • Deep understanding of project, program and portfolio planning and delivery and be able to set standards, propose policy/process, and coach others
  • High level of financial acumen and ability to manage financial reports
  • Results driven – excels in getting things done
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines in an environment with competing priorities
  • Ability to solve complex problems, deal with constraints and can come up with creative solutions
  • A self-starter, driven by your own performance, yet actively able to contribute to a team
  • Willing to face all challenges with enthusiasm, and positivity. Can bend and twist with the changes as they come your way
  • Ability to effectively network within a fast growing and changing organization
  • Previous experience working in merger integrations a plus
  • Experience with database and analytics tools are a plus  (i.e. SQL, Tableau)
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written, additional languages are a plus

 

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