Senior Privacy Project Manager

Employer: Booking Holdings
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 26.09.2023
    Job remote: Hybrid-Mixt (Partially Remote)
    Short company description

    Booking Holdings Romania is a Center of Excellence based in Bucharest, Romania and was created to support the increasing business demands of the Booking Holdings Brands. The Center of Excellence provides access to specialized and highly skilled talent, leading industry best practices, and collaboration opportunities across all of our Brands.

    As part of our Booking Holdings Romania team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the world’s leading provider of online travel, with a mission of making it easier for everyone to experience the world through six-primary consumer-facing brands:, Priceline, Agoda, KAYAK, OpenTable and


    Role description

    The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the governance and project management of Privacy initiatives within the Marketing Department. The Senior Project Manager role is partnering with the various teams within the Company to support, and proactively work with them, to facilitate the work occurring between them and the business units and centralized functions they support. They help the teams to scope and plan the projects by helping to document the project goal, critical metrics, roadmap and main results. The Senior Project Managers ensure that the Privacy projects are managed in a consistent manner, whilst working with the business units & central functions within 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 collaborators. The Senior Project Manager also helps the different teams to mitigate the project risks and dependencies to make sure there is progress towards the project's achievements. First and foremost, the Senior Project Manager ensures 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.

    Role Qualifications and Requirements

    Bachelor degree
    5 - 8 years relevant Job Knowledge
    Solid familiarity with project/change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
    Ability to lead multiple medium/high complexity projects or portfolio of projects 
    A solid understanding of how people go through the change curve and the change process 
    Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships (both within a team and with wider collaborators) 
    Ability to work effectively and influence up to Director level 
    Effectively communicate in small/medium groups; Strong influencer in 1:1 and small groups 
    Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations and under pressure 
    Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics 
    With limited supervision, ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to drive decision making 
    Critical thinking, able to contribute to long term vision 
    Strong Problem solving and root cause identification skills 
    Basic eye for business and understanding of organizational issues and challenges 
    Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts is an advantage 
    Knowledge/background of privacy topics, similar industries and/or business projects is required
    PMP and/or Agile Project Management or equivalent certification is highly desirable


    Key Job Responsibilities and Duties

    Apply structured methodology to and lead project/change management activities 
    Own the successful delivery of the end-to-end project lifecycle
    Lead independently 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 collaborators at all levels inside and if required outside of the organization: work collaboratively with business unit partners and corporate support teams to drive enterprise strategy execution and partner on segment or functional strategy projects 
    Communicate project insights and recommendations across all collaborators
    With limited supervision, identify, define and scope the opportunities 
    Drive the Project scoping and Planning by helping to document the project goal, critical metrics, roadmap and main results
    Track and report progress; Creates clear planning documents together with involved departments 
    Ensure a project closing and correct handover to Business as usual 
    Ability to work and productively interact with different collaborators up to Director level

    Other info

    Benefits & Perks

    Contributing to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide
    Working in a fast-paced and performance driven culture
    Technical, behavioral and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
    Competitive compensation and benefits package 
    Vast amounts of data to validate your ideas and the opportunity to experiment with real users

    Booking Holdings is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.


    • Annual bonus
    • Medical subscription
    • Medical insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Trainings
    • Courses
    • Certifications
    • Bookster subscription
    • Remote work allowance / Utilities reimbursement
    • Payment / Compensation for extra hours
    • Extra days off
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Short Fridays
    • Parties / company events
    • Laptop
    • Mobile phone
    • Parking space
    • Fun / Relax Area
    • Meal vouchers