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Software License Asset Specialist (m/f) - Germany  

Celesio (company)


Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

For our Head Office  we are looking for a  Software License Asset Specialist (m/f) 

 Principal Tasks and Responsibilities: 
 Act as a central contact for all required information regarding software license status. Communicate to the internal worldwide stakeholder.
  • Optimize licensing situation throughout the group, conduct license pooling, identify and evaluate saving opportunities and centralize licenses where appropriate.
  • Ensure that maintenance, support and upgrade protection renewals are managed in advance of their expiration.
  • Monitor & report on overall license status, cost comparisons and compliance with software contracts. Collect information for budgeting.
  • Produce annual forecasting of demand.
  • Maintain & manage asset management tool. Develop reports to address management requirements.
  • Plan and coordinate software compliance audits and maintenance reviews with Business Unit Management.
  • Provide input for cross-charges to IT Finance.


 Profile required: 
 3 years experience within IT and knowledge in license models, license management, compliance and IT asset management.
  • Experience with a license management tool (ideally Snow) and in software vendor audits.
  • Relevant IT qualifications (preferably Foundation Certificate in ITIL Service management).
  • Manage multiple priorities/projects by using appropriate methodologies and tools.
  • Introducing new ideas and processes which improve performance and productivity.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate to senior executive across the group.
  • Excellent MS Office Skills.
  • Business fluent in English; German knowledge is a plus.