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Job Title:  Regional Director - North Asia (Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea or Singapore based)


Singapore, Singapore, SG

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 59793

Job Family: Sales


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


The Regional Director, North Asia will be responsible for managing Sabre’s agency sales business across Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan and other North Asia markets. Leading a team of high performing sales professionals, the Regional Director, North Asia will develop and execute business growth strategies aligned with Sabre’s overall strategic direction. This individual will need to achieve and exceed business targets profitably and manage and strengthen local business relationships with agency customers and other industry players.


Role and Responsibilities:   
•    Managing a high-performance team that is focused on achieving and exceeding sales, growth, and profitability targets for the market
•    Building and executing an annual operating plan and sales plan to achieve bookings targets, renewal targets and new business targets
•    Ensuring high utilization of Sabre’s best-in-class sales methods, practices, and tools 
•    Building and maintaining strong relationships with travel agency customers, airline representatives and other key contacts within the travel ecosystem
•    Maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction with responsibility for establishing Sabre as the market leader 
•    Managing the relationships with and strengthening the performance of Sabre’s North Asia distribution partners
•    Acting as the Sabre ambassador for Sabre’s travel agency business in the relevant market during senior leadership visits, corporate events, trade forums and discussions
•    Building a cultural of winning and empowerment, aligned around Sabre’s core values
•    Developing localized regional strategies to best execute Sabre’s strategic direction 
•    Driving adoption of Sabre’s leading technology products and solutions and identifying opportunities to supplement needs with localized products and solutions

Job Requirements


Qualifications and Education Requirements:
•    10 years leadership experience in a regional role   
•    Graduate qualification in business preferred
•    Strong sales execution focus & track record
•    Experience in the airline, travel, or technology industries with a proven track record in building and leading profitable businesses and high performing teams
•    Strategic thinker, with credible track record operating in a highly matrixed environment, focusing on continuous process improvement, revenue growth and profitability
•    Language skills – fluent in English and well versed with a second language (Mandarin, Korean, Japanese) an added advantage


•    Results driven 
•    Ability to navigate a global organization 
•    Ability to drive accountability throughout the organization
•    Hands-on leadership style 
•    Building a passionate and collaborative team


Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above is not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by business requirements.


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. Join our life community at Sabre by following us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


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