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Job Title:  IT Category Management


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 58428

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

The Senior Technology Category Manager position is a key member of the Procurement team responsible for planning, development, execution and management of defined Technology or Labor Categories.

  • Define Category Strategies and responsible to support Technology or Labor Categories not limited to Includes sourcing plans/activities required to support multiple markets: Datacenter management, IT Hardware and Software procurement, End User Computing, Cloud Computing, SaaS, PaaS, Network/Telecom, Staff Aug, Contingent Workforce, implementation services and 3rd party support.
  • 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.
  • Manages key supplier relationships and activities in assigned spend categories. Includes Supplier Performance Management activities (QBR’s, SLA review, Contract management) and Supplier Risk Assessment.

Job Requirements

  • Education-
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, or related discipline is required.
    • Masters degree in Business, Supply Chain management or related discipline preferred.


  • Experience / specific knowledge-
    • 6 + years of experience in strategic sourcing, category management, procurement, contract management, or supply chain management.
    • Demonstrated category expertise in two or more different IT areas.
    • 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.
    • Experience with commercial transactions and negotiation.
    • Ability to influence business decisions and procedures.


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.

Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role will proceed in the selection process. Join our life community at Sabre by following us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


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