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Job Title:  Business Operations

Location: 

Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 58338

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development

 

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! 

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The Technology Engineering and Operations (TE&O) – Business Operations & Planning organization’s primary responsibility is to plan, track and optimize technology spend across an over $550 million portfolio.  The organization works closely with the TE&O team, Business units and our Finance and Procurement partners to establish core KPIs and track all spend to meet or exceed plan.  The organization partners with our product development and operations teams to identify potential optimizations that will improve cost efficiency, develop plans to implement those optimizations and manage those plans to ensure that the desired optimizations are delivered to the business on schedule while minimizing risk to the business.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
As a member of the Business Ops & Planning organization you will be responsible for managing a significant outsource provider contract, providing performance reports and metrics for the overall performance of our business objectives intended to be achieved through this agreement.  This will be achieved through routine internaction with the supplier and internal groups/individuals to ensure the highest quality of Service Delivery is being achieved on time and within budget.  In addition, this individual will provide  coordination and optimization of license and support renewals (hardware/software/services) for the TE&O organization in support of meeting our contractual obligations and financial targets as well as other functions related to managing the business outcomes as it pertains to our 3rd party suppliers.  
echnical Alliance Management, supporting the DXC contract in Technology Engineering & Operations. In my current role, I analyze, validate and report contract spend, while entifying opportunities to reduce cost for Sabre.

JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
•    Manage a significant outsource provider relationship and ensure cost is optimized and tracking to plan
•    Assist with license and maintenance renewals and related requirements gathering and validation
•    Assist with the management of 3rd party software spend across Security, Personal Technology and Operations and Engineering
•    Support software compliance efforts and related vendor driven license audits
•    Identify opportunities and develop plans to deliver optimizations that improve our overall cost efficiency
•    Develop and track KPIs to ensure overall cost efficiency is being achieved within area of responsibility
•    Support Technology Transformation effort to migrate on premise environments to the Cloud

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? 
•    Opportunity to do something that has high impact and game changing in our industry
•    Be part of one of the world’s largest Travel and Hospitality technology company 
•    Manage a significant technology spend base while driving cost savings to the bottom line

Job Requirements

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 
EDUCATION:  Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5+ years related experience managing technology vendor contracts and suppliers 

MUST HAVE SKILLS: 
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Stong business and financial acumen
•    Strong knowledge of IT hardware and software environment and products
•    Experience with IT asset management and software license compliance
•    Experienced in driving IT cost efficiencies within vendor contracts
•    Have sound quantitative and analytical skills (financial and non-financial)
•    Strong working knowledge of Vendor/Supplier relations.
•    Strong MS Office skills 

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.

 

Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW

 

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