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Job Title:  Principal Technology Program Manager

Location: 

Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 58692

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 Global Product Development Organization is looking for a Program Manager who will lead complex technology programs with responsibility for high level planning, program execution and delivery in a product oriented, distributed agile environment. Program Manager will drive IT initiatives in order to achieve the goals and strategic objectives of the organization.


•    Be responsible for organizing strategic and customer programs and activities for GPD organization. You will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization's strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals. 
•    Work in a complex enterprise-wide development environment supporting large programs by driving planning, timing and reporting to ensure delivery of program commitments
•    Coordinate and align efforts and schedules across matrix-managed teams and BUs 
•    Support program planning and monitoring of objectives, scope, resources, budget, schedule and reporting progress against objectives
•    Implement and manage changes and interventions to ensure program goals are achieved.
•    Lead the development of program-level governance and process documentation to ensure quality and transparency
•    Drive execution of plans and enforce accountability by key stakeholders.
•    Drive alignment and adherence to standards and direction set by the adopted operating model
•    Proactively remove barriers that prevent efficient execution of deliverables and formulate mitigation plans to address program risks
•    Produce metrics-driven reporting to represent program status, risks, dependencies and actions; deliver executive level presentations
•    Facilitate program level issues and change management resolution

Job Requirements

 

What's in it for you? 
•    Working with a state-of-the-art hotel property management system. The sky is the limit when it comes to what you can do.
•    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 


 
Must Have Skills:

•    Proven experience in project or program management; preferably in large initiatives 
•    Minimum 8 years related experience 
•    Proven stakeholder management and strong relationship building skills
•    Knowledge of software development lifecycle
•    Experience in working in both Agile and waterfall environment
•    Min. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
•    Exceptional problem solving and decision-making capabilities


Nice To Have Skills:
  
•    PMP and/or Agile Project Management certificates 
•    Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others at all levels of the organization, including executive-level audience
•    Experience in using SDLC tools supporting Agile environment (Rally, JIRA etc.) 
•    Very good organizational skills with strong attention to detail and follow-up
•    Written and verbal communication skills and excellent presentation skills in English

Benefits

•    Very competitive compensation
•    Generous Paid Time Off (5 weeks PTO your first year!)
•    We offer a comprehensive medical, dental and Wellness Program
•    An infrastructure that allows flexible working arrangements
•    Formal and informal reward, recognition, and acknowledgement programs
•    Lots of fun and engaging employee development events

 

 

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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