Head of Travel & Hospitality

New York, NY, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

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You are sharp, driven and inquisitive. You are not afraid to take risks and grow by learning from mistakes. You let your voice be heard and love a good challenge. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Head of Travel & Hospitality. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

As an executive in our Travel Consulting practice, you are a thought leader and practitioner who can conceive and elaborate travel business strategies including business models and related materials for C-Level engagements. You are a champion for innovation; in tune with disruptive technology trends that will transform the travel industry, remediate business problems and drive growth for customers.

Responsibilities

  • Drive and pioneer the growth of the EPAM Travel Practice;
  • Be a hands-on leader who collaboratively and strategically works with industry leaders to evangelize, develop and implement innovative solutions;
  • Drive the narrative around the digital journey for the C-Suite, leading, developing and articulating digital strategies that shape the travel industry;
  • Stay at the forefront of digital trends that are disrupting the travel industry to be an ambassador for change, solve business problems and drive growth for clients through digital transformation;
  • Act as a vision leader and orchestrator of hybrid teams to execute and deliver upon strategic engagements;
  • Participate in delivering value to our clients;
  • Build a team to support the growth of this new practice.

Requirements

  • 15+ Years’ of travel industry experience within, but not limited to, the following key segments: Air, Car, Hotel, and OTA;
  • 10+ Years’ of consulting experience preferred or a combination of strategic consulting and corporate;
  • Deep understanding of digital business models including transformations in Omni-channel;
  • Possess the ability to engage a room of c-suite executives, leading them through a full digital journey and strategy;
  • Experience shaping, developing and articulating a vision for customers to drive an engagement;
  • Expertly speak to and deliver upon current trends within the travel industry;
  • Bachelor's Degree required. MBA preferred;
  • Possess excellent business acumen;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Able to travel up to 75%.