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GetThere Site Manager - US (Contributor)

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 43393

Job Family: Sales


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, hotel, and travel agency customers.

Job Description

GetThere, a Sabre brand, offers a range of innovative products to help organizations connect – across job functions, technology platforms, and geographic regions.  We deliver a powerful platform to book business travel and meetings, as well as the ability to integrate with expense systems for an end-to-end experience. Our customers are among some of the world’s most recognizable brands and include a majority of the BTN 100. They rely on us to be a strategic partner, streamline processes, improve supplier and contract management, and drive adoption, policy compliance and savings.  Our mission is to get people and ideas where they need to go in the global marketplace, providing world-class people, service and innovation that is practical for today and visionary for tomorrow.For more information please visit:

The GetThere Site Manager role has responsibility for a defined group of customers to ensure overall online booking site optimization while achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.  The Site Manager is a technical expert for GetThere who can also establish and maintain great customer relationships.  Site Managers learn the intricacies of their customers' travel programs as well as agency operational requirements to proactively match site functionality to customer needs.  Through this knowledge and relationship building they consult with the customer on recommended best practices and also quickly execute requested site administration actions.

Site responsibilities include items such as data uploads, messaging, policy, preferred vendors, feature additions, feature changes, profile management, PNR Edit programming, preview environment testing, and even new site creation using standardized processes and documentation. Site Managers often act as a facilitator between our internal teams, the customer, the customer’s agency along with any related third parties. 

This particular position within the team primarily serves our direct corporate customers across the globe with focus in the North America region while also collaborating with teammates holding similar roles in 5 other countries.  Along with strong technical skills, the successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to organize, manage, and communicate effectively to drive projects accordingly.  Site Managers are also trusted participants in our Stakeholder process internally during feature development.


What you will need to thrive in this role:

  • A positive, helpful, and customer-focused attitude
  • A passion for results and exceeding customer expectations in a fast-paced, demanding, and self-guided environment
  • The proven ability to listen to global customer needs and proactively offer them the right solutions for their programs and regions
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal, written, and virtual communication skills
  • Creative and logical solution methods
  • A drive for meeting timeline requirements with detail and quality
  • Flexibility in work schedule and thought processes
  • A team-oriented, “can do” attitude
  • Technical aptitude with willingness to learn new technology and methods 
  • Demonstration of good judgment
  • Outstanding planning, organization, and relationship-building skills
  • Effectiveness in facilitating meetings virtually and in person with internal and external participants


Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.


  • Experience with online booking tool site administration: Knowledge of GetThere Site Administration, configuration options, and best practices including ability to read and write PNR and Profile Edit command strings.
  • Strong analytical and general technical skills including minimal level of HTML and general programming logic use.
  • Experience and confidence offering solutions or demonstrations in a group environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Successful prior customer consultation and/or direct interaction experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of agency reservation fulfillment as well as multiple GDS system functionality.
  • Fluent, professional written and spoken English communication skills at a minimum.
  • Proven record in managing multiple customer facing projects in the capacity of project leader
  • Strong planning and organization skills combined with excellent time management


  • Minimum 3 years related experience.
  • Knowledge of GetThere Project Life Cycle: Working knowledge of phases of the project life cycle, including customer requirements gathering, creating a project scope and project plan, consultation of online booking best practices, site configuration, and testing - including functional, systems, and integration implementation/delivery and maintenance.
  • Corporate Online Travel: Functional experience implementing and supporting corporate online travel websites is preferred
  • Travel agency, GDS or corporate travel department experience a plus
  • Knowledge of project management principals, practices and procedures
  • Other language skills such as Spanish and/or Portuguese are a plus in addition to strong spoken and written English


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 Employee Relations Department at


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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