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Job Title:  Principal Business Analysis

Location: 

Bogota, Distrito Capital de Bogota, CO

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 57244

Job Family: Production and Project Management

 

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

Principal IT Project Management - AirVision Planning & Scheduling 

 

The AirVision Network Planning & Scheduling Suite is an industry leading airline schedule planning and optimization solution that serves several airlines across the globe to build, manage and publish their schedules. As part of the Professional Services and Consulting team, under general direction, candidate oversees the implementation and client acceptance of the AirVision Network Suite of products. Provides day-to-day coordination of activities between client and company personnel. Ensures customer satisfaction of information technology solutions by managing the details of overall project schedules and deliverables. Typically uses more subject matter expertise and project management skills than technical skills. Provides customer support for their questions and issues related to the Suite.

 

The ability to understand and interact meaningfully with airline scheduling and network planning organizations is an important part of the job. Monitors the project from initiation through completion of the project. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. May provide input on performance against deliverables. Strong understanding of airline terminology and business processes. He/She will be a go-to person in general business areas of Network Planning and Scheduling, deep/expert knowledge of scheduling process. Excellent communication skills, comfortable speaking to medium sized audiences. Identifies and implements via consistent delivery methodology. Assist with product release testing, business scenario discussions and support customer with strong customer focus attitude. Candidate will help drive business/process improvements externally and internally.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Quickly understands the business requirements and technical issues and challenges 
  • Be the solution expert and the single point of contact for the customer to provide expert guidance and clarifications
  • Confirm and approve business and functional readiness for system implementations 
  • Be the point of contact in the Delivery team for other internal teams such as Solutions/Development to articulate/clarify functional requirements/issues regarding specific customer implementations
  • Closely liaise/coordinate with the internal development/operations teams for system installations, user accounts set up etc
  • Document, review and edit requirements and technical specifications and recommendations related to project
  • Ensure issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner
  • Consistently deliver high-quality services to customers 
  • Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Independently manage customer implementation projects with minimal supervision.
  • Support customer during the maintenance phase with managing their critical/business impact issues/questions
  • Proactively identify customer issues/needs and put together a business case for helping customer with necessary Services 
  • Based on project, the job requires travel up to 50% time.

Job Requirements

 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or MBA
  • 5 plus year’s work experience in similar background
  • Airline / Industry experience is preferred

 

Work Experience

 

  • Excellent customer interfacing/management skills
  • Experience in airline systems is highly preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously 
  • Ability to coordinate and work with multiple global teams 
  • Forecasting and P&L analysis
  • Putting together a business case
  • Statistical and financial Analysis
  • Involvement in multi-year plans
  • Cost modeling experience
  • Economic market research
  • Presenting to management
  • Use of tools such as Profit Manager and/or Fleet Manager or the equivalent LHS tools
  • Use of data sources such as OAG, DOT data, Calibrated data sets
  • Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or similar

We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as we progress your application. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will proceed in the selection process. To learn more about the people and culture at Sabre, follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

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