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Tech Lead IT Project Manager

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Krakow, PL, 30-415

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 44519

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development

 

What happens when you combine technology with travel? Sabre! Did you know that cutting-edge technology is used at Sabre by more than 1 billion people around the globe? Did you know that Sabre processes approximately 85,000 transactions per second for the largest industry in the world - travel and tourism? Now that we have your attention, Sabre is an innovative technology company that leads the travel industry by helping our customers (and employees) succeed. We are looking for forward-thinking, creative people who take ownership of results and make things happen. If this sounds like you, consider joining our team.

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 and want to hone their skills. If you are interested in challenging work, being part of a global team, and solving complex problems through technology, business intelligence and analytics, and Agile practices – 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 solutions customers.

 

The Lead Project Manager is part of the Global Program Management (“GPM”) EMEA team within AS Professional Services & Consulting. Has the experience and capability to exercise independent judgment to apply advanced skills, concepts, practices and procedures to support everything from several small to medium projects to very complex large programs. Makes decisions that have impact on success of project team, department, work group, and customer. Publishes regular internal and external projects status reports.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Manages through governance structures, creating detailed program level plans that provide guidance to projects where detailed project level plans are established
  • Supervises and/or develops and manages communication plan to include content, frequency, audience and channels
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key internal Sabre business units, ensures program and projects are moving forward and that they are following the Sabre standards
  • Advises senior management and executives of program / project and client status
  • Executes and reports on schedules, budget and expenses, risks and Issues
  • Manages projects / program from initiation through delivery till closure
  • Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the program / project / product on schedule and within budget constraints
  • Lead / mentor small team of Project Managers

Job Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and PMP, PRINCE2 or equivalent certification in program and project management methodology

  • Minimum 8 years program and/or project management experience and track record of managing software system implementations

  • Possesses and applies expert knowledge of project management principles, practices and procedures to the completion of assignments

  • Has fluent written and verbal communication skills in English. Any other languages are additional advantage

  • Intimate knowledge with delivery methods and standards

  • Must be able to interface appropriately at program and project team level

  • Good track record in customer facing role and communication

  • Understands the assurance concepts, definitions and application of project reports

 

Travel: Approximately 50%

 

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 (Multisport)
  • Explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab (3D printer, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality equipment, Robot construction kit, Internet of Things devices, Access to quantum computer via IBM Cloud)
  • Lift your qualifications through wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement
  • No dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off
  • Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus
  • Use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees

 

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 Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

 

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