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IT Project Management - 2019 Summer Intern

Date: Nov 22, 2018

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 43911

Job Family: Intern

 

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

Under general direction, oversees day-to-day activities between GDC organization and Sabre Business Units managing the details of overall project schedules and deliverables. Typically uses more project management skills than technical skills. Plans and manages schedules and budgets monitoring the project from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project milestones on schedule. Manages the project, including project scope, schedule, resource requirements and integration efforts. Develops and manages a communication plan to include content, frequency, audience and channels. Works with management staff to establish appropriate project structure, staffing plans and project alignment.  Sets goals, objectives, priorities, and resolves conflict. Interfaces with the Business Unit leaders regarding project deliverables. Accountable for meeting project schedules. Ensures that approved methods, processes and tools are consistently used, include change, issue risk and quality management.

 

  • Applies advanced skills, concepts, practices and procedures to complete several small to medium projects or a complex component of a large project.
  • Receives general direction on assignments.
  • 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 status
  • Responsible for aligning the efforts of cross-functional teams to support the GDC strategic objectives
  • Manages ongoing work through governance structures, creating high level plans that provide guidance to projects where detailed plans are established.

Job Requirements

 

 

Preferred Education:

Currently pursuing a degree with a graduation date after August 2019.

 

 

Preferred Experience:

Possess and applies a knowledge of project management principals, practices and procedures. Solid leadership qualities. Must be able to work with limited supervision and be accountable for actions and decisions. Analytical skills and a solid facilitator. Proficient with Microsoft office suite or equivalent. 

 


Preferred Skills:


Project/Program Leadership; Risk & Issues Assessment

  • Ownership of projects - follows through on commitments and does what is needed to ensure desired results
  • Ability to assess/manage risks, issues, and escalations
  • Addresses challenges / tough problems quickly and directly

 

Analytics /Intellectual Curiosity/ Innovation

  • Process-driven and embraces continuous improvement
  • Challenges the status quo. Innovative / pioneering thinking
  • Uses questions to cut through strongly-held or legacy-driven points of view
  • Persistent in utilizing available resources to overcome obstacles and drive outcomes
  • Collaborative and comfortable working cross domains with Business Units, finance, facilities, etc.

 

Communication/ Customer

  • Excellent oral/written communication. Expresses thoughts clearly and concisely
  • Evaluates decisions and actions through the lens of meeting or exceeding project goals
     

 

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 employee.relations@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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