Business Analyst – Government Relations

About Us:

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories? 

That is what we do here at HomeAway.com, an Expedia Inc. company. We are the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than one million online bookable vacation rentals. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. 

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen at HomeAway for a Business Analyst to join our Marketplace team. In this role the Business Analyst – Government Relations role will partner closely with the product, development and legal teams to drive requirement gathering and implementation of government relations products, processes and reports. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with cross functional stakeholders to elicit, document, and guide requirements and project workflows
  • Create use cases and report specifications for use by the legal, product and development teams
  • Close partnership with product and development teams to inform creation and implementation of a new internal and external facing product set
  • Effectively communicate with management, operations and project teams across the organization
  • Institute best practice process flows for working with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Gather specifications from external clients and third parties
  • Track and report on key performance indicators
  • Aalyze and use data to provide input for various regulatory systems

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self starter with the ability to remove road blocks 
  • Strong business acumen with solid communication& presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work successfully with product and development teams
  • 3+ years’ experience in business and/or project management
  • Proven track record of analyzing complex business problems together with a demonstrated ability to collaborate across functional environment
  • Background in online marketplace type businesses/travel space a strong plus
  • Advanced Excel skills a must
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Comfortable with uncertainty.  Projects & assignments can change rapidly so the ability to prioritize is a must

Benefits:

  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual target bonus or commission
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free listing on HomeAway.com
  • Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass
  • Casual dress

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