Senior Manager, Digital Applications - International - GBR - Bracknell - Avis Budget House, Park Road at Avis Budget Group

Senior Manager, Digital Applications - International (Avis Budget Group)

Job Summary

This is a key role in managing ongoing enhancements and strategic initiatives for marketing, sales, ancillaries and partnership business units. This role is crucial to the success of ABG’s grow ‘Direct’ strategy and liaisons with multiple Application Development teams, Solution and Enterprise Architecture to drive and implement projects. The ideal candidate must be passionate about driving agility, high quality execution and working directly with multiple stakeholders.


  • Implements IT strategies through the management of application delivery teams and ensures adherence to established guidelines and policies in assigned areas
  • Accountable for project delivery in the ‘Consumer Services’ portfolio that have significant enhancements to Digital, Ecommerce and Legacy applications
  • Guide and oversee vendors and IT teams in an Agile development environment
  • Extensive practical, broad-based knowledge in Digital technology areas, preferably in travel domain
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment to assist with management of deployments in a complex distributed infrastructure.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and proposes new technologies or operations to increase the effectiveness of assigned divisions
  • Manages staff, contractors, and resources to meet the needs of the business in the most efficient manner possible
  • Strives to improve service provided to internal customers to enhance business relationships and demonstrate IT’s value proposition
  • Provide direct supervision to individual contributors or manage others indirectly through one or more Team Leaders
  • Support organizational initiatives and compliances related to privacy, PCI and SOX
  • Monitor the KPIs that define the success of our business
  • Monitor and Measure the metrics that define the success of technology team:
    • delivery metrics - turnaround time, defect leakage and velocity etc.
    • project metrics – risks, issues and financials


  • Experience with digital technologies – Magnolia, MVT, Analytics, CRM and Single Page Applications
  • Experience with digital tech stack – iOS, Android, Digital Front end stacks e.g. Angular JS, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience with cloud environment and technologies
  • Knowledge of application deployments and automation using DevOps tools
  • Managing multiple distributed agile teams
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data and metrics to up assumptions and recommendations
  • Experience in successfully delivering information technology solutions for large-scale global applications across multiple software, infrastructure and service platforms. Lead technical design during all phases of development and deployment
  • Ability to work and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong program/project management experience

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