As a Senior Licensing Manager, you serve as the life cycle owner for software licensing within your portfolio. You will facilitate the full software license life cycle for complex software license models. Lead company-wide licensing initiatives to drive cost efficiencies or ensure accurate license reporting. Proactively assist sourcing with the contracting processes to negotiate the best agreements focused on quality and license management. Define the system and functional requirements to ensure license usage is captured accurately. Work with internal stakeholders to understand the expected software business purposes and usage trends. Perform data analysis of license usage to identify usage trends, costs changes, and other monthly metrics. Seek continuous improvement to make reporting processes more efficient and functional. Performs monthly and quarterly license usage reporting. Submission of financial transactions and subsequent review of supplier invoices. Executes supplier license reporting contract reviews and other financial controls.
In this role you will:
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY: Has a strong understanding of license usage reporting models and how those models apply to each license type. Strong knowledge and use of MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access and MS SharePoint. Ability to use financial and other systems to create purchase orders and run reports. Strong analytical skills, data collection and analysis. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational skills.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or related field required. 5 – 7 years of experience in license reporting and management required.