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Associate Director - Connectivity

Bangkok, Thailand

Agoda is transforming travel for millions of customers across the globe.

Headquartered in Asia, Agoda is one of the world’s largest online travel accommodation platforms. Founded in 2005 and now part of Booking Holdings (Nasdaq:BKNG), Agoda has a network of over 2,000,000 vacation rentals and hotels worldwide. Our web and mobile products provide a first-rate reservation service in 38 languages that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best deals for business and leisure travelers. Agoda employs over 4,000 professionals from 70 nationalities in locations around the globe. In every department – from engineering to customer experience – we provide an environment rich with creativity, collaboration, and experimentation, and the tools to work faster and smarter. At Agoda, we believe our people are our strength. We work hard and have fun, and we choose people who are dedicated to making things great.

This role is based in Bangkok, Thailand. We support relocation and visa sponsorship for international applicants.

About the team:

As part of the world’s largest travel company – Booking Holdings Group, Agoda is a global leader in the online travel space. The Associate Director – Connectivity will lead technical experts within a fast-paced, multi-cultural team that oversees our key partners internationally. Located out of our Bangkok office, this position requires close coordination with senior stakeholders across the group to influence Agoda's strategy.

About the role:

The Associate Director – Connectivity will lead the teams responsible for driving connectivity partners' performance globally, which encompasses thousands of properties and turnover in the hundreds of million of dollars. As such, the successful applicant will be a seasoned professional from within the travel industry who can demonstrate strong project management and analytical acumen, coupled with exceptional leadership skills.

Responsibilities:

– Lead and mentor Bangkok based technical teams to achieve targets
– Establish a culture of experimentation to encourage innovation and forward-thinking development
– Define projects & roadmap to increase operational efficiencies and grow revenue
– Drive changes in APIs to optimize connections with external partners
– Leverage data to identify opportunities and prioritize tasks
– Foster relationships with senior management across departments to drive the group's strategy & objectives

Requirements:

– A Bachelor's degree or MBA in business, engineering or related field
– 10+ years experience in operations or project management
– 6+ years experience in a managerial position
– e-Commerce, travel or tech industry experience desirable
– Proven track record operating in a fast-paced, experimental driven workplace

Agoda is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status and other legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know.

To all recruitment agencies: Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, Agoda employees or any other organization location. Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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