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License Manager – Corporate IT, Aarhus

Do you have solid experience with building processes and secure control in a multi-vendor setup? Then you might be our new License Manager in this strategically important role in Vendor Management and as part of Global Business Services IT in Aarhus. Vendor Management consists of 6 highly skilled people delivering high impact decisions and solutions within Vendor Management, License Management and Service Level Management processes.

A strategic and operational role with major impact

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Vendor Management you will have a major impact on the success of the department and our key project deliveries. You will be responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for the License Management area and execute on our operational plans and high quality projects with a direct link to our functional success. We expect you to challenge processes and practices identifying opportunities for continuous improvements. Your will navigate in a broad range of important stakeholders and build a close cooperation with our Service Delivery Managers and Solution Architects within IT - and with our corporate functions Legal and Procurement as well as our external license software vendors. You will furthermore:    

  • Perform License Management on contracts globally
  • Run IT License audits and participate in negotiations with vendor
  • Participate in contract negotiations for the large license vendors
  • Be responsible for setting up governance for the License Management area
  • Implement SAM (Software Asset Management) processes and tools with License Management

Project Manager and a true relationship builder

You will get to use your excellent people skills, as you work across the Arla organisation handling complex projects to hands-on day-to-day tasks. And as a true relationship builder, you are capable of balancing networking with a clear focus on execution and progress on our agendas.

You have an educational background as bachelor or master, and your degree is backed with a solid track record of License Management or Software Asset Management. Your experience is heavily anchored within IT and you have:

  • Documented experience with driving projects in an international organizational  
  • Experience with conducting and participating in IT license Audits
  • Experience in SAM (soft asset management) processes and tools and SNOW application

You thrive in setting direction as well as prioritize your workloads efficiently. You have personal impact and strong negotiation, decision-making and interpersonal skills. Excellent language skills allowing you to negotiate contracts in English is also one of your strong assets.

Please apply as soon as possible and latest by 6 November. We will continuously invite candidates for further process and will get back to you once we have reviewed your application thoroughly. For additional information, please call Senior Manager Jesper Thøger Jacobsen at +45 8733 2700. 

Please apply via this link.