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Job Title:  Contributor Contract Management

Location: 

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 56950

Job Family: Finance/Accounting

 

Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey!

Job Description

The Contributor Non-IT Category Manager position is a key member of the Procurement team responsible for execution and management of defined Technology or any other Non IT Categories.


Primary Responsibilities-

•    Support Category Lead in creating category Strategies and responsible to support IT & Non IT project executions but not limited to sourcing plans/activities required to support multiple markets of Non-IT Category such as General Consulting, Staff Aug, Contingent Workforce, implementation services and 3rd party support and services.
•    Performs spend analysis for various categories and identifies sourcing opportunities. Support in execution of category plans (global as well as country specific) using strategic sourcing methodologies.
•    Support Category Lead in managing key supplier relationships and activities in assigned spend categories. Includes pre preparation for Supplier Performance Management activities such as QBR’s, SLA review, Contract management and Supplier Risk Assessment.
•    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 insights to BUs to influence sourcing strategies, supplier selections and sourcing decisions. Drives change management to achieve category management objectives.
•    Supports cost savings and risk mitigation in sourcing related activities.
•    Leads commercial negotiations to obtain optimal outcomes and works with Contracts Team and Legal department to review and finalize contracts. Gains consensus on acceptable risk levels and contract language with all stakeholders including Legal, Risk, Business Unit leadership and others.
 

Job Requirements

Other Responsibilities-

•    Responsible for providing category and contractual context and information in response to queries from internal customers.
•    Ensures rationalized/standardization of processes, goods and services throughout the global enterprise.
•    Works with Procurement Operations to utilize procurement tools and provides constructive feedback and participation to improve processes and tools. Integrates and works closely with all procurement team members to present a consistent unified procurement experience to internal stakeholders and suppliers. Has accountability for plans and deadlines.
•    Tracks savings and risk mitigation.
•    Escalates issues when necessary and appropriate to overcome obstacles.
•    Builds cost/evaluation spreadsheets in Excel to facilitate discussions and decisions.
•    Compiles and analyzes spend data and industry dynamics from multiple sources to support sourcing initiatives.
•    Identifies key risks and timing issues for each negotiation.
•    Gathers, monitors, interprets, and leverages market intelligence data. Coordinates the RFP/bid process including, pre-bid/proposal meetings, walk-throughs, bid openings, bid tabulation, and bid reviews.

Job Requirements

Preferred Position Requirements-

•    Education-

•    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, or related discipline is required.
•    Master’s degree in business, Supply Chain management or related discipline will be an added advantage.

•    Experience / specific knowledge-

•    4 + years of experience in strategic sourcing, category management, procurement, contract management, or supply chain management.
•    Demonstrated category knowledge in two or more different IT / Non IT Categories.
•    Ability to take large amounts of data from multiple sources and perform analysis in Excel or Access.
•    Ability to review, interpret, write, edit and finalize contracts, with strong knowledge of procurement contract constructs and clauses will be an advantage.
•    Experience with commercial transactions and negotiation.
•    Ability to influence business units to make the right decision based on the options have in hand.
•    Must be self-directed, take initiative, and be an out-of-the-box thinker.
•    Must have strong communication (written and verbal), organization, problem-solving and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with all levels of management and employees.
•    Sound Knowledge of P2P systems is preferred. Knowledge on Coupa P2P will be an added advantage 
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and Power Point. Knowledge of SharePoint, ERP, Contract Lifecycle Management is desired.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW
 

 

We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as your application progresses.

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