Sabre Legal Counsel in Singapore, Singapore

Req ID: 8681

Job Family: Legal

Sabre (NASDAQ: SABR) is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world. If you’re passionate about solving complex problems in a dynamic industry, join the Sabre team and take your career on the journey of a lifetime.

Job Description

Sabre is looking for a commercial legal counsel/senior legal counsel based in Singapore, who would be a member of Sabre’s APAC legal team advising on a full range of legal matters including commercial contracts, partnerships, dispute resolution, employment, intellectual property, procurement, real estate, compliance and regulatory matters. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality and commercially-minded legal counsel to Sabre’s internal stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and passionate about the work Sabre is doing, with a desire to advance into a more senior position in the future.

Job Requirements

  • Qualified to practice in Singapore or in another common law jurisdiction

  • Minimum of 5 years legal experience in a top tier corporate/commercial law firm or in house counsel with a large corporation

  • Extensive general corporate experience, including negotiating, drafting and analyzing a broad range of commercial contracts—experience with licensing and technology outsourcing agreements is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with senior stakeholders and manage outside counsel

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at the same time

  • Ability to operate with a high level of autonomy where required

  • Willingness to learn about other areas of law and to think “outside the box”

  • Flexibility to participate in conference calls with internal clients across multiple time-zones within reason, including regularly scheduled calls with the team members based in the US

  • Flexibility to travel within the APAC region, if needed

  • Relevant experience in the technology or travel space would be advantageous but not essential

  • Fluency in Mandarin is preferred

Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.

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