Senior Project Manager – Partner Controls and Compliance


Rocket Travel

We partner with travel loyalty brands around the world to create white-label travel solutions focused on engaging the customer and boosting revenue.

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About the Role: 

Rocket Travel by Agoda is looking for a Senior Project Manager – Partner Controls and Compliance to join our growing Partner Success/Enterprise team. The Senior Project Manager – Partner Controls and Compliance plays an essential role in safeguarding the interests and enhancing the success of both partners and our shared customers by navigating, monitoring and gatekeeping the complex and evolving partner requirements, which can range from contractual obligations, to onboarding risk assessments, to regulatory compliance.

As a Senior Project Manager – Partner Controls and Compliance, you will be an integral part of our Partnerships team, dedicating your expertise to ensuring rigorous compliance with the various partner controls and obligations. You will be a valued business advisor across various departments, offering insights on enhancing processes, managing risks effectively, and tackling other critical tasks identified by our teams. Your primary responsibility will be to manage partner obligations and report out on those controls in place for our strategic partnerships (namely with our most sophisticated and high-regulated partners). This role is crucial in maintaining the integrity and success of our partnerships. 


Rocket Travel by Agoda is a place where you:

  • Work with teammates across the globe who have a passion for finding solutions backed by data and strategy. 
  • Take moonshots by going above and beyond to hit and exceed our goals as a team.
  • Rise together by working collectively to elevate ourselves, supporting one another and catching each other when we fall. 
  • Own decisions and take action that can be implemented in a matter of days (or hours).
  • Receive a competitive compensation package, including bonus, 401(k) with match, flexible vacation time, maternity and paternity benefits, health, and dental insurance.
    • Total Compensation is based on experience - Salary: the starting point for this salary is $100,000 Bonus up to 25%
  • Can have a flexible work schedule. We have great offices in Chicago’s West Loop and in NYC’s Empire State building, we have a hybrid team, and a flexible work environment.
  • Share your passion for travel with equally adventurous and spontaneous teammates.
  • Work within Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) group of companies to create travel solutions that build customer loyalty through customized value propositions for partners around the world 


As a Senior Project Manager – Partner Controls and Compliance at Rocket Travel by Agoda, you will: 

  • Oversee comprehensive activities and obligations tied to our partnership agreements, including handling compliance queries, conducting assessments, and managing attestations.
  • Serve as the chief coordinator for all external partner audit activities, ensuring meticulous planning, execution, and follow-up on all audit-related tasks and remediation strategies.
  • Organize and maintain all compliance-related documentation, creating a centralized hub for easy access and reference.
  • Design and implement an annual compliance calendar, ensuring its widespread adoption across Rocket Travel by Agoda. This will include coordinating with various departments to ensure support and alignment on compliance activities every quarter.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of risk assessments and audit projects to identify and address any compliance gaps or vulnerabilities.
  • Create, deploy, and oversee innovative processes aimed at monitoring and ensuring Rocket Travel's adherence to its contractual commitments with our partners. This includes the development of tools and systems for ongoing oversight.
  • Collaborate closely with the Commercial Project Manager to design and implement strategies for detecting and preventing non-compliance, thereby reducing operational, regulatory, and reputational risks.
  • Analyze current business practices in light of existing policies and regulations, recommending adjustments to enhance compliance posture in response to evolving business needs.
  • Diligently monitor compliance initiatives, ensuring timely follow-through and update of all compliance-related actions and the effective management of internal controls.
  • Communicate effectively across all organizational levels, crafting messages that resonate with different audiences, from team members to senior executives, fostering a culture of compliance and integrity.


We are looking for someone who embodies the following:

  • You have an innate curiosity and a passion for learning. You’re always seeking to expand your knowledge and skills. 
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • You have 5+ years of working in a corporate environment with experience in audit, compliance management, risk management and/or process improvements. Experience working with or for technology or financial services companies is preferred. 
  • You possess practical knowledge of internal control mechanisms.
  • Familiarity with information security protocols, banking regulations, and operational standards is a plus.
  • Your organizational prowess and ability to steer projects from inception through to successful closure are unparalleled. A knack for spotting risks and preemptively addressing them is crucial, and a certification in project management is a welcomed bonus.
  • You are able to appropriately prioritize initiatives with competing priorities and resources. 
  • You thrive in fast-paced settings, adept at meeting tight deadlines, handling uncertainties, and resolving conflicts.
  • Your presentation skills enable you to win trust and influence decision-makers at all levels, both within and outside the organization. 


About Rocket Travel by Agoda

Rocket Travel by Agoda is a travel technology company founded in 2012 under our flagship consumer facing product, Since then, we have evolved to partner with some of the largest consumer travel brands in the world creating white-label solutions that allow customers to earn and redeem miles and points for booking hotels, rental cars, flights and activities. Our global partnerships range from world-class airlines to international banks to large-scale shopping platforms.  We help our partners develop successful go-to-market strategies through marketing expertise and data to support their overall growth

We attract customers from every corner of the globe with a seamless user experience that's built in-house from ideation to finished product: our team includes front- and back-end developers, customer service, data analysts, designers, marketers, accountants, partnership sales, and managers. 

Rocket Travel by Agoda is dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where everyone has the opportunity to reach new heights in their career, and expand their knowledge working alongside talented, dedicated colleagues. We encourage all applicants with a touch of wanderlust to apply to our team, as we work toward helping our travelers reach the vacation of their dreams. 


Note on general employment requirements

Candidates should be authorized to accept employment in the US from any employer, should be willing to start within three weeks of accepting an offer, and should be able to work the same daily working hours as our Chicago office.

Equal Opportunity Employer  

At Rocket Travel by Agoda, we pride ourselves on being companies represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Rocket Travel by Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics. We will keep your application on file so that we can consider you for future vacancies and you can always ask to have your details removed from the file. For more details, please read Rocket Travel by Agoda’s privacy policy. 

A Final Word: 

To all recruitment agencies: Rocket Travel by Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, employees or any other organization location. Rocket Travel by Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



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