CONTRACTOR - Senior IT Project Management
Sabre Holdings - United States

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Sabre Holdings connects people with the world's greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry through our four businesses: Sabre Airline Solutions, Sabre Travel Network, Sabre Hospitality Solutions and Travelocity. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, Sabre Holdings has approximately 10,000 employees in more than 60 countries. Our teams around the world work together to support travelers, travel agents, corporations, government agencies and travel suppliers. Our team members are people who take initiative, are resourceful and innovative, and are passionate about what they do. In return for their hard work and dedication, Sabre Holdings provides our employees with countless learning and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance and a fun, yet productive, work environment. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general direction, oversees the installation and client acceptance of capitalized equipment, enterprise software system, system integration project or engagement. Provides on-site day-to-day activities between client and company personnel. Ensures customer satisfaction of information technology solutions by managing the details of overall project schedules and deliverables. Typically uses more project management skills than technical skills. Services may be provided on a fee-for-service basis or be included as part of the purchase price for company products. Plans and manages schedules and budgets. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. Develops and manages the project plan, including project scope, development/delivery schedule, resource requirements and integration efforts. Develops and manages a communication plan to include content, frequency, audience and channels. Works with management staff to establish appropriate project structure, staffing plans and participates in the staffing process. Sets goals, objectives, priorities, assigns/reviews work and resolves conflict. May provide input on performance against deliverables. Manages resource additions and deletions over the life of the projects. Interfaces with the customer, internal or external, regarding project deliverables. Accountable for meeting project schedules and costs. Ensures that approved methods, processes and tools are consistently used, include change, issue risk and quality management.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years related experience managing discrete deliverables or full life cycles of small projects; possess and applies a knowledge of project management principals, practices and procedures. Solid leadership qualities. Must be able to work with limited supervision and be accountable for actions and decisions. Analytical skills and a solid facilitator. Proficient with Microsoft office suite or equivalent. Proficient with a project scheduling software tool-MS Project preferred. SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Product Life Cycle: Working knowledge of phases of the product life cycle, including engineering specifications, customer requirements gathering, software design and development, testing - including unit, functional, systems and integration implementation/delivery and maintenance. Systems Integration: Knowledge of how different systems interact, including potential problems and difficulties that may occur. Technical Knowledge : Maintains technical knowledge in assigned areas.

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