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Sr. Principal Talent Management, Learning and OD

Date: Jul 1, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 46132

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

Senior Principal Talent Management, Learning and Organizational Development:

The Sr. Principal, Talent Management, Learning and Organizational Development acts as an internal consultant at the business unit or division level in the areas of Talent Management, Leadership Development, Learning and Organizational Development.  Responsible for design, implementation and evaluation of Talent Management processes and tools globally.  This encompasses processes across the employee lifecycle including: pre-hire assessments, leader onboarding, performance management, succession management and competency and career path development.  Develops solutions in support of improving organizational effectiveness including organizational design, competency modeling/assessments, and change management and establishes criteria for evaluation of initiative effectiveness. Acts as an L&D expert as well as an internal consultant supporting the areas of leadership, management and staff development. Participates in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of new enterprise-wide leadership development programs. 


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development, Master’s strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience of increasing responsibility and proven track record of designing and delivering TM, Learning and OD programs/processes with demonstrated success
  • Strong client-focused consulting skills and process facilitation capabilities
  • Excellent business acumen, project management, critical thinking/analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communicator with excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to sway and influence at the leadership level
  • Expertise in assessment of training needs using best-practice methods and tools
  • Knowledgeable about effective adult learning methods and/or instructional design methodology
  • Formal coaching education and experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge and experience with a variety of talent management processes and systems (such as performance management, succession planning, engagement, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with competency development and evaluation systems, tools and methods
  • Ability to work independently with some direction from senior leadership
  • Able to effectively identify needed change and shift gears comfortably
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments and prioritize demands and deliver results in a high energy, fast paced environment
  • Strong results orientation
  • Experience with talent-related metrics and data analytics


    Career Ladder Position Criteria

  • Highest level strategic/technical expert. Recognized outside of organization as industry, discipline or technology resource.
  • Guides, facilitates and transfers knowledge
  • Nature of assignments are the most complex where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of intangible factors
  • May represent the organization in industry technical/discipline forums
  • Operates with very broad latitude for unreviewed actions and decisions
  • Decisions have significant impact on project team, business or operating unit, budget, department and/or client


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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