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Senior Commercial Contracts

Posted Apr 29
Full Time
Remote

Sabre is a technology company that powers the global travel industry. By leveraging next-generation technology, we create global technology solutions that take on the biggest opportunities and solve the most complex challenges in travel. 

Positioned at the center of the travel, we shape the future by offering innovative advancements that pave the way for a more connected and seamless ecosystem as we power mobile apps, online travel sites, airline and hotel reservation networks, travel agent terminals, and scores of other solutions.

Simply put, we connect people with moments that matter.

Senior, Commercial Contracts

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

This role will serve on the team of strategic contract partners to the supplier business units (Travel Solutions) and will have the following responsibilities:  

  • Drafting non-standard supplier agreements for the Air, Lodging, Ground, and Sea lines of business.
  • Lead deals teams and support sales organizations in the negotiation of supplier agreements.
  • Research for legal requests, including discovery requests.
  • Responds to contract interpretation questions and provides clear, concise, and thorough analysis.
  • Management of templates, policies, procedures, and various projects in support of the team’s strategic goals and needs.
  • Participate in deals teams and support sales organizations in negotiating supplier agreements.
  • Communicate and ensure adherence to Sabre audit and procedural processes.
  • Delivery of contracting services to the business units in compliance with agreed service levels.

This role reports to the Sr. Manager of Commercial Contracts.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Juris Doctor or equivalent a plus.

 

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant contract drafting and negotiation experience. 
  • Strong drafting skills, with the ability to turn routine, standard commercial concepts into contractual language.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, global organization. Able to function and perform at a high level with ambiguity in some cases.
  • Exceptional relationship building skills – ability to work effectively and have high impact working at all levels – upward/downward/laterally.  Ability to work effectively with peers around the world and across multiple cross-functional departments (sales, finance, accounting, tax, audit).
  • Self-starter, flexible mindset, and able to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrates an enterprise mindset and ensures the team supports the needs of the broader business. Works openly and collaboratively.
  • Superior command of the English language, both written and spoken word.  
      • Ability to understand and write language that is clear, concise, and conveys the intended meaning.
      • Ability to problem solve with words.
      • Ability to understand appropriate language to minimize risk.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Willingness to be flexible and take on a multitude of varying projects in addition to core responsibilities.
  • Strong focus on detail and ownership of results
  • Ability to focus on details while managing a bigger picture.
  • Outstanding skills in MS Office suite
  • Ability to see operational gaps, devise and implement processes to create greater organizational efficiencies.

 

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 at recruiting@careers.sabre.com.

Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW