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Principal Strategic Planning

Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 47638

Job Family: Marketing/Communications


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

This person will complete analysis that helps determine our strategic direction with regard to evolution of the GDS commercial model on a standalone basis and in combination with Sabre products.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Evolve the GDS pricing models for both airlines and agencies (e.g. revenue share model, opt in/private channel, etc.)
  • Coordinate with the Biz Ops and Billing Teams to define requirements and implement new models
  • Develop a better understanding of our competitors, including the evolution of their commercial strategy and contract expiration dates with key airlines
  • Analyze the second order impacts of various renewal/commercial scenarios
  • Evaluates and manages highly complex strategic business opportunities, initiatives, recommends mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, alliances and/or joint ventures.
  • Oversees market analysis, monitors competitive activity and identifies customer needs.
  • Provides leadership in the planning, designing and implementing of strategic business objectives.
  • Defines vision, strategies and tactics.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Master's degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 8 years related experience. Advanced computer software skills. Good written and verbal communication skills; ability to handle multiple projects.



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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