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Sr Principal Program Manager

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Bangalore, IN, 560066

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 43093

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


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


Sabre is the global leader in innovative technology that leads the travel industry. We are always looking for bright and driven people who have a penchant for technology. If you are interested in challenging work, being part of a global team, and solving complex problems through technology and business intelligence and analytics and working with Sabre Airline Solution customers to unleash the value of the solutions our airline customers have purchased - then Sabre is right for you! It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs for our airline customers. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reports into the head of Airline Solutions Global Program Management.
  • Responsible for aligning the efforts of Airline Solutions Delivery and customer commitments utilizing cross-functional teams to support the company's strategic objectives with high value customers in the region.
  • Acts as the primary contact with the Airline Solutions customer on all Delivery related matters
  • Will be accountable for providing leadership, identify and resolving conflicts in the delivery of solutions and drive strategic relationships to deliver the portfolio of products.
  • Collaborate with Airline Solutions cross-function team in defining the priority and plans for the delivery of products across portfolio of products.
  • Drive implementation at each product with the Airline Solution customer using enterprise solution delivery practices.
  • Coordinates project benefits and capabilities that the organization can utilize to sustain, enhance and deliver portfolio objectives.
  • Manages ongoing work through governance structures, creating high level plans that provide guidance to highly complex projects where detailed plans are established.
  • Drives alignment and adherence to standards and direction set by the organization.
  • Removes barriers that prevent efficient execution of projects.
  • Advises senior/executive management of project and client status.
  • Facilitates program level issues.
  • Will understand and address the concerns of the key stakeholders across the business. Should align business decisions keeping in mind functional, non-functional and airline operational aspects to obtain desired business outcomes.
  • Will mentor and groom a cross-team members in the delivery of projects.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 10 years related experience; PMP Certification and/or 5 years’ experience managing IT projects.
  • Sound knowledge of both IT software development and project management methodologies.
  • Able to travel 50% of the time.

Must have Skills:

  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and follow-up.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, meet deadlines, ensure quality and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment.

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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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