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HR Business Partner

| Austin

Expedia

The Opportunity:

Do you crave the chance to create meaningful impact for a rapidly growing travel technology company? HomeAway has two great HRBP opportunities, one to reporting to and partner with the HRBP Director for the Global Technology and Product organizations and the second to lead HRBP initiatives for our Finance organization partnering directly with the CFO. You will be a key part of the Global HRBP team developing and delivering best practices, driving a great experience for our employees, and supporting the business in the achievement of its objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Partners with HRBP leader to define, track, and deliver on talent objectives and key results for the business and broader HR organization
  • Leads/participates with HRBP leadership and senior leadership to diagnose opportunities and provide talent solutions aligned with business strategies
  • Develops and applies various HR knowledge to processes and procedures to support the business and HR core work
  • Utilizes a scientific approach to talent solutions through strong analytical capability; identify trends/patterns through data & insights enabling HR to make cases for change/solutions, testing and measuring success of solutions
  • Provides project management frameworks to talent solution implementations
  • Demonstrates ability to collate information across multiple organizations and constructs to bring macro and micro level with end-to-end solutions and outcomes
  • Develops and implements solutions that are applicable/scalable across business function(s)
  • Key partnerships with HR COEs within HomeAway and Expedia, including HR shared services Compensation, Recruitment etc. to ensure seamless delivery and operational excellence
  • Uses natural curiosity and passions to bring diverse perspectives challenging status quos
  • Is an active contributor within HR and the overall organization

Attributes

  • Delivery obsessed
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong sense of accountability and follow-through
  • Analytical
  • Adaptable
  • Partnership oriented
  • Works well independently

Qualifications

  • University degree in HR, Organization Development, Business, Communications, or other relevant degree
  • Experience working for a global, matrixed organization
  • Experience working in high tech
  • Career trajectory demonstrating increasing scope and complexity in HR roles/responsibility
  • Excellent excel and power point skills
  • Current/More recent titles: HRBP, HR Sr Specialist, HR Specialist, Talent Management, Performance Management

Values/Competencies and Key behaviors for success in the role

Scientific Mindset

  • Logic and common sense in performing quantitative analyses and sharp sensitivity to implications and impact
  • Leads thinking with problem statement validated by data to drive decisions/solutions
  • Leverages data to formulate a theory/hypothesis and also utilizes data to validate win/lose
  • Ability to influence decisions through data while balancing this with the human aspect and context of particular situations

· Mastery

  • Passion for building & developing high performing dynamic & inclusive teams.
  • Driving high standards for individual, team, and organizational accomplishment; tenaciously working to meet or exceed challenging goals; deriving satisfaction from goal achievement and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to manage across multiple efforts simultaneously and must be able to change gears quickly without skipping a beats; comfortable with creating structure and prioritization in a sometimes ambiguous environment.

  One team

  • Demonstrate an ability to influence and earn the confidence of others in a collaborative style
  • Ability to build effective relationships across a matrix of functional teams
  • Cultivating Networks - Initiating and maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders Using appropriate methods and interpersonal styles to develop, motivate, and guide the team
  • Passion for building & developing high performing dynamic & inclusive teams.
  • Collaborative team player (exhibits “I” with failure and “we” with success) who can move forward with minimal context.
  • Is able to conceptualize and articulate varying points of view in a situation and gain consensus.

Participation

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills and ability to influence. Clear and compelling communication.
  • Able to ‘read a room’ and dialogue openly by considering different perspectives.
  • Can articulate examples of providing a different perspective or contributing to a different perspective with minimal hesitation across different audiences.

Openness

  • Intuitive inclination to seeking feedback and comfortable with failing fast and/or taking calculated risks.
  • Can articulate examples of seeking feedback and how she/he operationalizes the feedback.
  • Understands cultural nuance and tailors approach considerately.

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's 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 make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to 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 consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

About HomeAway:

HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. HomeAway is part of the Expedia Group family of brands.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
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    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
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    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

HomeAway has six offices in the Austin area with a 16-story global headquarters under construction at the Domain set to open in 2019.

An Insider's view of HomeAway

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Some of us have been working together for 5+ years and have been there for each other during engagements, births, divorces…you name it. They have truly been my second family and my coworkers are the best part of coming to the office every day.

Amanda

Director, B&B Sales and Supply

What projects are you most excited about?

As a Software Engineer, I’m excited to rebuild an old JavaScript and jQuery STAB component into a new React based component. The goal is to update this component to our new tech stack so when consuming applications move to using Catalyst based applications we can ease the integration process.

Juliana

Advertising Account Executive

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being a successful finance person means being a strong business partner and not only understanding what is happening throughout the business but also being insatiably curious about it. It’s not enough to just know math, or know the numbers; you need to know where those numbers come from, how they get there and what's driving that result.

Sharon

Sr. Director Global Finance Operations

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The Talent Acquisition team is always pitching innovative ideas at our 120-day planning sessions that directly impact the company and recruitment experience. It’s amazing to see how quickly we’re able to implement new ideas every 120 days and measure the results. We’ve seen everything from employee referral reform to self-defense classes in Austin.

Marisela

Director, Global Talent Acquisition

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm on a team that's investigating the integration of react-native into our existing mobile app and my focus is primarily on bridging our existing native analytics packages into the react-native side of things. This allows us to adapt and improve based on what customers do while using our product,

Andrew

Software UI Engineer

What are HomeAway Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
HomeAway offers up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave (yes, dads, too!) for eligible new parents with at least 1 year of service.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
9 paid holidays + 2 floating holidays you can take any time during the year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We were recognized by the Austin American-Statesman for having the most generous parental leave in Austin!

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