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Contributor Category Management

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Krakow, PL, 30-415

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 46654

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism 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. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. Sabre posted $3.2 billion in revenue in 2014 and employs approximately 10,000 people globally through its three business units – Sabre Travel Network, Sabre Airline Solutions and Sabre Hospitality Solutions.

Job Description


Contract Administrator




  • Responsible for supporting the continued development and implementation of a global procurement function based out of Krakow, Poland.  Will support local/regional and global sourcing/procurement activities including supporting the planning, development, execution and management of category sourcing plans/activities, implementation of procurement processes, policies and controls.
  • 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.
  • Supports key vendor relationships and activities in assigned spend categories.
  • 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 expertise to BUs to influence sourcing strategies, supplier selections and sourcing decisions. Drives change management to achieve category management objectives.
  • Drives cost savings and risk mitigation in sourcing related activities.
  • Leads commercial negotiations to obtain optimal outcomes and works with Contracts Team and Legal to review and finalize contracts. Gain consensus on acceptable risk levels and contract language with all stakeholders including Legal, Risk, Business Unit leadership and others.

Job Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related discipline is required.
  • 3+ years of experience in strategic sourcing and/or category management discipline or projects required. 
  • Good knowledge of procurement processes and contract drafting/administration.
  • Ability to influence business decisions and procedures.
  • Must be self-directed, take initiative, and be an out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Must have good communication (written and verbal), organization, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and Power Point.  
  • Knowledge of SharePoint, ERP, Contract Management/Purchasing P2P Systems. (SAP and Ariba preferred).


Why it is worth working with us?


  • Profit from our VIP medical package with free travel insurance and dental care, sport medicine, life insurance and Benefit System
  • Lift your qualifications through challenging tasks, knowledge sharing sessions, wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement
  • Work in modern office with comfortable location, no dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off
  • Use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees; get support from Eco Team
  • Enjoy friendly atmosphere, free gifts for employees and explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab
  • Join one of 10 Sabre communities and develop your hidden skills and potential; give help and get fun taking part in numerous charity actions
  • Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus


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.


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