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. The Licence Manager, together with the current Licence Manager will be responsible for:
- Performing License Management on contracts globally
- Running IT License audits and participate in negotiations with vendor
- Participating in contract negotiations for the large license vendors
- Setting up governance for the License Management area
- Implementing 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 ideally to masters level within an IT discipline with strong technical skills and knowledge. You either come with a solid track record of License Management / Software Asset Management, or alternatively you might have less work experience but you bring a good technical knowledge, some transferable experience and the right personal profile to make a success of this position. Relevant experience should include:
- Documented experience of 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 ServiceNow 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. You bring strong stakeholder management skills both with the ability to engage and influence with Arla colleagues and external vendors. Excellent language skills allowing you to negotiate contracts in English is also one of your strong assets.
For additional information, please call Senior Manager Jesper Thøger Jacobsen at +45 8733 2700.
Please apply as soon as possible as we will continuously invite candidates for interview until the position is filled.
Please apply via this link.