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Business Analyst, Lodging Strategy and Analytics

Switzerland - Geneva

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Expedia

Business Analyst, Lodging Strategy and Analytics

At Expedia, our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology. With over $75BN in gross sales in the past 12 months alone, we are operating at a massive scale; data and analytics is naturally at the heart of everything we do.

Do you want to work in a best-in-class analytics team that has access to cutting-edge tools and technology?  Are you looking for a diverse international team to work with?  Are you looking to move into a business that offers a wide range of developing career paths for you? We need curious, data driven analytical thinkers with a relentless drive for learning and improvement to join our rapidly growing team.

With the growth of our team, we are looking for a new Business Analyst, Lodging Strategy and Analytics to work as part of the industry-leading Analytics and Revenue Management org, supporting our Lodging business. The role is based in Geneva and serves a critical aim of shaping the organization’s efforts to improve lodging content. You will report to the Sr. Manager, Lodging Strategy & Analytics.

The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, own deliverables end to end, prioritize workload effectively and thrive in a dynamic environment. This individual must have excellent analytical aptitude, great communication skills as well as be able to work well under pressure. Delivering high quality outputs while meeting ongoing and overlapping deadlines within short time constraints is key.

What you will do:

  • Support business execution with actionable information
    • Assist the business decision-making process, by developing analytical models to size various business opportunities
    • Establish and maintain accurate and robust senior management reporting
    • Clearly and concisely present strategic and tactical recommendations

  • Proactively analyze information to help navigate the business
    • Design models to solve business problems and, where appropriate, manage integration of the insights into business-as-usual
    • Use a range of analytical and statistical techniques to answer key questions from stakeholders
    • Navigate through multiple data sources, leverage big-data and convert raw data into actionable insights
    • Illustrate key business trends through effective data interpretation and visualization
    • Provide analysis and insights on lodging content & images and make recommendations on improving its relevancy to our customers
    • Advance EG’s global content strategy through identifying opportunities within our existing datasets

  • Actively contribute to the continuous improvement effort
    • Demonstrate teamwork both within and outside the ARM team
    • Provide solutions to automate existing reports and operations through technology

Who you are:

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a numerical discipline
  • Top-class analytical rigor combined with a problem solver mind-set and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with complex data sets, and combine data from multiple sources into a coherent analytical product
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; solid presentation and PowerPoint skills
  • Intellectual curiosity for what drives the business

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in Hotel Management, Business (MBA), Operations Research (OR), Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or other technical field
  • Knowledge of analytical tools, including Excel, database querying (SQL), programming language (R/Python), relational databases, Tableau, Salesforce, etc.
  • Experience with text mining and image processing

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.

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®.

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.

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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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R-43347

Job Category
Management Group

Job Function
Reporting / Business Analytics

Location
Switzerland - Geneva

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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