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Contributor Sourcing Analyst - Global Procurement

Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: Bangalore, IN, 560066

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 48294

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

Job Description

Under general supervision, a Global Procurement Contributor Sourcing Analyst assists and supports a specific area of supply chain management, e.g., procurement, contracting, sourcing, supplier relationship management, and process development.  Depending on the Analyst’s level of experience, s/he will be asked to process contracts and purchase agreements for a given category or sub-category. S/he is expected to apply existing technology, procedures, principles, and analytical rules to routine assignments.  An Analyst works closely with business partners to ensure timely delivery of appropriate solutions and solves problems which typically require the application of technical knowledge, concepts, principles, and analytical rules.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills required to partner with and lead internal and external Business Partners to successful procurement of goods and services.

Job Responsibilities

General -

  • Demonstrates full requirements of the functional area, exercises judgment within defined practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Applies fundamental skills, concepts, practices and procedures to complete moderate to difficult assignments, refers more complex issues to higher levels.
  • Works under general supervision with few direct instructions, decisions are frequently reviewed.
  • Understands decisions and actions have impact on success of team or department.

Specific -

  • Possesses a collaborative, and relentless approach to process improvement and ability to work with category leads and business partners to achieve best in class results, specifically in areas of cost, cycle time throughput, and customer service
  • Basic ability to support category leads in category strategy by assisting with data, and contract information on ad-hoc basis
  • Provides assistance with operational service and support when needed
  • Proficient at scheduling and executing daily tasks needed to provide high-quality level of service and meet timelines
  • Active participant in Procurement Operations projects and initiatives, and focuses on providing process improvement techniques at a basic level
  • Develop working relationships that motivate suppliers to deliver required level of service and to facilitate swift and effective resolution of issues, through basic supplier performance management techniques

Job Requirements

Education & Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain Management, or related Business field
  • 1-2 years professional work experience – including use of Supply Chain / Procurement systems
  • Awareness of supply chain management processes  
  • Good analytic skills, ability to understand strategies and business-related concepts
  • Awareness of financial indicators and ability to perform sound economic analysis
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to contribute strategically to the broader needs and goals of the organization, as well as drive superior performance through hands-on, day-to-day management
  • Ability to handle multiple project simultaneously
  • Ability to expand role and take on more responsibility over time, and possesses natural leadership tendencies
  • Must be self-motivated and fully aware of the implications of his/her actions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to promote highly ethical practice of the Procurement function

 

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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