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Principal Strategic Planning, EMEA

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Richmond, GB, TW9 2QE

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 42255

Job Family: Sales


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


·         Help define & oversee the TN strategy and vision for EMEA, EMEA sub-regions and countries. Close coordination with the EMEA leadership teams: sales, finance, product, marketing, and head office strategy

·         Co-lead the bi-annual planning/budget process

·         Evaluates, oversees and manages numerous highly complex strategic projects and initiatives making ensuring they stay within the timelines agreed

·         Improve processes and implement best practices across functions and regions

·         Provides general management support in managing the weekly staff meetings, crafting and supporting the EMEA/APAC leadership meetings, as well as the sales regional meetings

·         Support strategically Joint Ventures to ensure they are focusing on the right areas and growing

·         Provides market intelligence, competitor analysis and trends, and share key developments & strategic implications

·         Support potential new market opportunities/business development requests and recommends mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, alliances and/or joint ventures

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Business Bachelor's degree or equivalent.



  • Ability to work in a highly independent and results-oriented environment
  • Problem-solving abilities with the ability to anticipate potential issues and suggest creative alternatives to overcome barriers
  • Strong analytical, strategic and financial acumen
  • Sound business judgment and critical thinking skills to be able quickly assess situations and opportunities 
  • Ability to build consensus and alignment, and communicate and collaborate effectively at all levels of the organization. The role requires close partnership and communication with TN senior leaders. A strong team orientation is critical to success in this role


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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