Software License Manager

We are looking for a Software License Manager

We are looking for a Software License Manager to join our team. If you love a challenge, have experience managing large amounts of data that can be used for software purchasing, consolidation and licensing. If you are looking to work with a high calibre team in an exciting and fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you.

The Project Foundry has substantially grown its portfolio of clients across the finance and technology, telecoms, and aviation sectors. We bring a fresh and creative approach to Programme Management; this approach resonates with existing and potential clients.

Our culture is founded on 5 Key Pillars- Excellence in Delivery, Accountability and Ownership, Communication and Collaboration, Innovation and Community, and Connecting our Business, and we deliver this through a one-team approach. We continuously promote diversity, collaboration, and innovation. If you are interested in building something special and want the opportunity to work with a like-minded team, we here at The Project Foundry want to work with you.

Our ideal colleague will be self-directed, highly motivated, and comfortable working in an extremely fast-paced environment. Flexibility and adaptability are key attributes needed for success. Candidates should also have strong project management and client relationship skills to handle a variety of activities and complexities.

This role requires a License Manager who has experience license administrator include secure, central storage of license certificates and a clear definition of licensing standards.

Responsibilities

Plan

  • Conduct and report software asset reconciliation and audit activities on a timely basis, including financial, licensing, legal, compliance, warranty and maintenance.
  • Track details and ensure visibility of all licenses, end user license agreements, warranties, maintenance agreements and vendor contracts.
  • Establish and maintain / continuously improve robust SAM Processes, aligning with ITIL to meet the best needs of the business; ensuring ICON plc have legal compliance and optimal cost base; these should also include tracking the sign-in, sign-out or deployment of IT assets and software Licensing.

Execute

  • Responsible for the daily and long-term strategic management of the Software Asset Management (SAM) for IT; work closely with IT Strategy and Architecture teams.
  • Work with the IT departments across all of Infra and Ops, optimizing the SAM and license estate, ensuring compliance and cost optimization.
  • Document and maintain the optimal asset management life cycle

    Deliver

    • Ability to influence decisions and facilitate change management through collaboration and leadership. Must also be able to act as a liaison between business and technology groups, to ensure that business needs are met with appropriate licensing solutions.
    • Work closely with procurement and IT project teams to support in all licensing topics and ensure cost effective and compliant licensing.
    • Coordinate communications with internal and external teams.
    • Providing stakeholders with accurate reporting.

     

    Sounds good? What do you need?

    • 5+ years of Experience in a Software Asset Management.
    • Relevant certification. i.e. SAM, IAITAM, ITIL, ITAM, CSAM, ISO, CITAM, CHAMP, CAMP, II
    • Extensive dealings with business software suppliers and relevant experience in SAM Tool operation.
    • In depth knowledge of License models, finding the optimal licencing path and also SAM Tool operation.
    • A team player with the ability to communicate across departments
    • Strong IT process background related to large scale, global, multi-functional implementation of processes and supporting tools.
    • Ability to define problems, analyse relevant data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Evaluate licensing options, named versus processor licensing, on premise versus cloud, owned versus SAAS, and provide recommendation.
    • Manage and evaluate all regulations and legislations for licensing activities and ensure appropriate implementation and prepare strategies for various internal groups.
    • Working closely with the various IT groups responsible for various IT Assets
    • Advise management of best practices to optimize existing assets while reducing risks
    • Contribute to documentation in the Knowledge Base, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), work instructions, and job aids.
    • Very good organisational skills, logical and efficient thinking, and strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders, including senior executives, managers and subject matter experts.
    • Adept at using negotiation, facilitation and presentation techniques to build consensus, and skilled at communicating difficult and sensitive information tactfully.
    • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project and Visio.
    • Expert knowledge and experience of project management methodologies and tools, Lean, Agile and Waterfall.
    • A degree-level qualification in Information Systems, or Computer Engineering

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