Sabre Director HR Partner in Southlake, Texas

Req ID: 41266

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

The Director, Human Resources works closely with business and HR leadership to drive business results through the effective management of human capital across the business and around the world. This includes designing, directing and implementing corporate policy related to human resources, organizational and employee development at the business unit or division level, in close alignment with other groups across Sabre. As the primary contact for human resources matters, this role facilitates organization and leadership development efforts working with employees and managers to address root causes and leads the resolution of issues. Assists senior management in the development of solutions through organization development and cultural and process perspectives. Develops and drives company-wide programs and initiatives (e.g., total rewards analysis and plans, workforce planning and organizational change). Partners with the business leaders to determine strategic HR initiatives that support business objectives. Provides strategic and operational HR consultation and support to executive and senior management. Develops and delivers customized solutions for critical business needs such as succession planning, leadership development, employee development, culture change efforts. Consults with business leaders regarding key HR information such as metrics and summaries of HR activities. Acts as liaison between business and corporate HR on key initiatives such as pay and incentive programs, engagement/retention strategies, etc. This strategic business partner and change agent works as a member of the line management staff, though direct line reporting is into the global HR team.

Key skills and abilities include coaching, influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, process development, analysis, and problem solving across all levels of the organization.


  • HR Partner will be responsible for supporting a specific business unit or technology organization

  • Provides strategic thought leadership in business initiatives, ensuring thorough consideration is given regarding impact on team members

  • Resolves complex issues within the supported business unit and cross-functionally

  • Supports all levels of the organization including senior executive leaders

  • Customizes and delivers specific Business Unit HR initiatives such as coaching senior leaders on strategy, driving performance, employee development and succession management

  • Leads HR projects for the respective organization

  • Concurrently drive business and HR strategic initiatives while managing the tactical day-to-day issues with urgency and excellence

  • Uses data to derive insight enabling smart decisions

  • Collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to drive functional and business strategies

  • Coordinates development programs, performance review and total rewards processes

  • Seeks ways to continuously improve with each program deployment

  • Drives talent acquisition initiatives and needs assessments

  • Performs other support functions as needed

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 10 years related experience

  • Experience with workforce management and resource planning

  • Exposure to HR technical processes and organizational design

  • Strong project management, organizational planning, and time management skills

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 at

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