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SabreSouthlake, TX
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Saber's technology is a tech company that is ranked at the focal point of the travel business. Their foundation interfaces individuals with encounters that matter in their lives, and powers almost US$8 trillion travel industry. Their innovation and information-driven arrangements help their hotel, airline, travel agency & corporate customers develop their organizations and change the travel experience. Throughout the long term, they have formed and modernized the travel business. The company spearheaded corporate booking tools, online travel agencies, revenue management, web & mobile itinerary tools, etc. Their travel commercial center transacts more than US$120 billion of travel spend each year. The company specializes in Travel, IT / Technology, Aviation / Airline, Hotels, GDS, Travel Agencies, Mobile solutions, Corporate Travel, Business Travel, & Technology. They hire seasoned staff members who are paid nicely.

Job Description

Req ID: 49632

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

The Director Strategy & Planning will assume a strategic role in the overall growth and success of Sabre’s largest operating unit (Travel Solutions revenue is ~$3.5B). Travel Solutions has two operating units: Travel Network and Airline Solutions.  Travel Network operates the marketplace that allows airlines, hoteliers, and other travel providers to distribute their inventory across channels such as online and corporate travel agencies.  Airline Solutions delivers the mission critical technology that allows airlines to run their core operations.

Reporting to the VP of Strategy & Planning, this position will be responsible for assisting in designing, implementing, and maintaining the long-term growth strategy for Travel Solutions and Sabre more broadly. 

  • Pan-Sabre product strategy: Lead a team of ~12 strategy resources from across functions and business units to identify and prioritize the major product capabilities that Sabre will need to bring to market over the next 2 – 5 years.  Develop initial hypothesis on product focus areas.  Direct secondary research and interview ~50 C-level executives across key customer segments to test hypothesis.  Finalize priority areas for investment and manage ~15 technology resources to scope the effort to develop capabilities.  Develop commercial model framework and investment return profile.  Share your recommendations with Executive Chairman, CEO, CFO, and business unit Presidents in regular Steering Committee updates while beginning to deliver proof-of-concept products in parallel.
  • Hotel distribution full-potential: Work closely with President of Travel Network and SVP Lodging, Ground, and Sea to deliver a recommendation on how to prioritize focus and investment to drive our hotel distribution business to reach its full-potential.  Lead a team of 3 strategy resources to frame and test the impediments to the business reaching its potential.  Get creative in bringing data to an opaque business by running experiments, testing ideas, and surveying customers.  Identify strategic partners and run business development discussions with strategy and operational leaders outside of Sabre.  Drive the investment and implementation plan to realize business’s full-potential.   
  • Capital allocation: Under the RAPID decision framework the Travel Solutions Strategy team is the sole owner of the “Recommendation” on how to allocate capital across the operating unit.  Balancing “Input” on near term customer needs and longer term strategic initiatives deliver investment allocation recommendation to President Travel Solutions who will “Decide” on the capital allocation. 

UNIQUE ASPECTS OF THIS ROLE:

  • Access and exposure: You are CEO -3 in the organization (your boss reports to President who reports to CEO.  You will have frequent interactions with the most senior executives in the company and they will quickly know who you are and what you are working on.
  • High quality strategy and development peers including former Bain, BCG, Wachovia, and JP Morgan employees. 

Limited travel: Current Director Strategy & Planning joined October 2017 and has spent

Sabre

Type

Company - Public

Size

Large

Revenue

$2B to $5B

Location

3150 Sabre Dr.Southlake, TX, 76092and others

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