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Principal HR Consulting & Planning

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 49332

Job Family: Human Resources


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

A key leadership role, the Principal HR Business Partner supporting our Travel Solutions business unit and the SVP of Global Human Resources, is responsible for ensuring that efforts align with the broader HR strategy, central HR processes and policies and the overall business strategy to enable the organization to successfully deliver on business objectives. This position also leads projects and initiatives that span across the organization and require alignment with the lines of businesses to deliver successfully. Key to the success of this position is the ability to develop strong relationships within HR and across the business.
Works closely with leadership to implement corporate policies related to human resources, organizational and employee development at the business unit level. Consults with employees and managers to address root causes of human resources issues, resolves employee relations issues with a systematic approach. Operates in a global environment working with HR counterparts across the globe to develop and drive company-wide programs and initiatives (e.g., total rewards, performance management, talent management, workforce planning, and organizational change). Viewed as a strategic business partner, change agent and member of the line management staff.  Partners with the business leaders to determine strategic HR initiatives that support business objectives. Provides strategic and operational HR consultation and support to executive and senior management. Develops and delivers customized solutions for critical business needs such as succession planning, leadership development, employee development, culture change efforts. Consults with business leaders regarding key HR information such as metrics and summaries of HR activities. Acts as liaison between business and corporate HR on key initiatives such as pay and incentive programs, retention strategies, etc.

Engages with all levels of the organization including executive leaders
Customizes and delivers specific Business Unit HR initiatives such as coaching senior leaders on strategy, driving performance, employee development and succession management
Leads HR projects for the organization
Uses data to derive insight, enabling smart decisions and process improvement
Creates PowerPoint presentations and Excel workbooks to support business initiatives and people processes
Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders to drive functional and business strategies
Coordinates development programs, performance review and incentive plan processes
Seeks ways to continuously improve with each program deployment
Supports talent acquisition initiatives
Performs other support functions as needed

Job Requirements

Preferred Experience:
Minimum 8 years related experience
History of supporting a technology organization
Exposure to HR technical processes and organizational design
Excellent project management, organizational planning, and time management skills
Well organized with attention to detail and ability to manage change within a complex, matrixed organization
Experience in collaborating with and supporting global teams is highly desired
Advanced computer software skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage multiple demands simultaneously and meet deadlines
Must be comfortable supporting all levels of the organization including executive leaders 
Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree preferred.


Reasonable Accommodation

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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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