HR Chief of Staff

HomeAway seeks a Chief of Staff to assist with planning, strategy, and operational execution for the HR function. This new role will bring leverage to the function; instilling new operational planning procedures and leading strategic initiatives while also working with the senior HR team to continue integration with Expedia’s HR tools and practices.
 
Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way, help them enjoy time away with their friends and families while building memories that last? That is what we do here at HomeAway.com, the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than 1.2 million properties listed in over 190 countries. We have over one billion visitors per year and serve more than one billion page views per month.
 
 Responsibilities:
- Implement 120 day planning cadence and own the planning calendar
- Support team meetings and forums
- Act as an adviser to the VP of HR and senior HR management team
- Coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives
- Facilitate the capability building objectives of the function
- Assess and report on initiatives in addition to highlighting roadblocks
- Ensure strong communication across the HR team as well as between functions
- Some travel will be required (<30%)

Profile/Skills:
- Experience managing stakeholders in a collaborative, cross-functional project setting environment with or without direct reporting relationships
- Excellent Program/Project Management and facilitation skills
- Prior success with translating vision & strategy to executable plans
- Ability to quickly establish trust & credibility with various stakeholders and drive accountability to achieve outlined goals
- Strong presentation skills
- Effective at communicating information and ideas which speak to different audiences
- Comfortable with a transparent culture including delivery of direct feedback to various levels in the organization
- A high tolerance for ambiguity and the ability to drive to action despite incomplete information
- Experience in marketplace/internet companies strongly preferred
- Experience in Human Resources functional roles is a plus
- Experience in travel and/or vacation rentals a plus

Benefits:
- Great medical & dental plans
- Highly competitive salary
- Annual target bonus
- 4 weeks paid vacation
- Free vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
- Free drinks & snacks
- Bi-monthly company update talks with our senior leadership team
- Free listing on HomeAway.com
- Stand-up desk
- Discounted Metro Rail and Bus Pass
- Casual dress code


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