Software Management Leader

15+ years experience  •  Manufacturing

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/04/18
Rochester, NY
15+ years experience
Manufacturing
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/04/18

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for compliance with contractual and licensing models for select software supplier and products.
  • Accountable for management activities (demand management, renewals, audits, entitlement and deployment reporting) for select software.
  • Identify issues, improvement opportunities, and risks for escalation
  • Coordinates with other stakeholders to resolve complex licensing queries and issues
  • Drives software supplier relationship with vendor in partnership with GP
  • Deep understanding of licensing models, contracts, and pricing arrangements
  • Optimizes consumption to maximize value of spend
  • Report on compliance with contractual and licensing models for assigned software products
  • Work on renewals / new contracts and upcoming software demand

Manages all software audits and situations
o   Manages and coordinates overall Audit process with various functional areas including:  Finance, Legal, Global Procurement, SAM Ops, Infrastructure and Platform teams, and Application teams
o   Actively engaged in assisting and as required driving the execution of end to end ownership for managing licensing position and compliance
o   Ability to work with virtual teams globally
o   Strategically review information and draw summary conclusions
o   Responsibilities include the overall planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the audit process
o   Communicate professionally and effectively with senior management, internal and external partners
o   Perform appropriate risk assessment and recommend mitigation plans
o   Reporting on compliance with contractual and licensing models for assigned software products

Skills

  • Leadership experience in managing change, process execution and improvement.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in preparing and delivering senior management briefing.
  • Deep understanding of licensing models, contracts, and pricing arrangements
  • Experience managing supplier relationships and expertise in using License Management systems
  • Deep understanding of licensing mechanisms and contracts, including interpreting licensing product use rights.
  • Deep understanding of Software Asset Management lifecycle processes
  • Experience in software procurement, contracts and licensing models
  • Experience in data analysis and working with incomplete data sets
  • Strong experience in Excel and other typical data analysis tools
  • Strong analytical skills, decision making capabilities
  • Ability to contribute ideas to address business issues
  • Ability to take initiative, guide and influence others toward goals
  • Excels in:  collaboration, project management, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Extensive experience in data analysis and working with incomplete data sets
  • Very strong experience in Excel and other typical data analysis tools
  • Very strong analytical skills, decision making capabilities
  • Thinks logically and focuses on key issues.
  • Ability to contribute ideas to address business issues
  • Proven track record in driving  cost reductions
  • Transformation Project Management Background
  • Background with financialreporting and strategy
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters Degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Contract Administration, Finance, Legal or other related field.
  • Equivalent work experience. Typically has 15 plus years of relevant technical or business work experience.
  • Has able to master new concepts quickly.
  • Has wide and detailed IT and business knowledge.
  • Displays good inter-personal skills at all levels of contact and in a wide variety of situations. Ability to interact with senior levels of management
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving and facilitation
  • Possesses broad understanding of business and business skills.
  • LSS Green or Black Belt.

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