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Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: Bangalore, IN, 560066

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 46842

Job Family: Finance/Accounting

 

Operating in 29 markets across Asia Pacific, with over 2000 local staff, serving premium top blue-chip customers in the travel industry - from travel agencies, airlines, hotels, car rentals and insurance providers. Sabre have grown our presence significantly over the years, in order to tap on the immense potential of the world’s fast growing region. Sabre’s end-to-end technologies help create a differentiated portfolio of solutions and services driven by data and insights on how travel business operates in Asia Pacific. We help our travel partners create better customer experiences, optimise business operations and enhance competitiveness. As we continue to grow in the region, our people are AND will always be our biggest asset & investment, where we continue to bring together the best talent and help them achieve their own career aspirations in a truly global company.

Job Description

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the continued development and implementation of a global procurement function based out of Bengaluru, India.  Will support local/regional and global sourcing/procurement activities including supporting the planning, development, execution and management of category sourcing plans/activities, implementation of procurement processes, policies and controls.
  • Performs spend analysis for various categories and identifies sourcing opportunities.  Develops and executes category plans (global as well as country specific) using strategic sourcing methodologies.
  • Supports key vendor relationships and activities in assigned spend categories.
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers. Supports cross-enterprise sourcing activities. Questions conventional thinking and norms and provides alternatives that can improve outcomes. Provides category expertise to BUs to influence sourcing strategies, supplier selections and sourcing decisions. Drives change management to achieve category management objectives.
  • Drives cost savings and risk mitigation in sourcing related activities.
  • Leads commercial negotiations to obtain optimal outcomes and works with Contracts Team and Legal to review and finalize contracts. Gain consensus on acceptable risk levels and contract language with all stakeholders including Legal, Risk, Business Unit leadership and others.

 Position Requirements

Minimum requirements: Education: MBA/Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related discipline is required.

Experience / specific knowledge: 3+ years of experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management discipline or projects required.  Good knowledge of procurement processes and contract drafting/administration. Ability to influence business decisions and procedures. Must be self-directed, take initiative, and be an out-of-the-box thinker. Must have good communication (written and verbal), organization, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and Power Point.  Knowledge of SharePoint, ERP, Contract Management/Purchasing P2P Systems. (SAP and Ariba preferred).

Working conditions: International travel may be required on rare occasions.

Job Requirements

Experience / specific knowledge: 3+ years of experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management discipline or projects required.  Good knowledge of procurement processes and contract drafting/administration. Ability to influence business decisions and procedures. Must be self-directed, take initiative, and be an out-of-the-box thinker. Must have good communication (written and verbal), organization, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

 

Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.

 

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