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Great opportunity! Head of Software Asset Management operations

Edgar Baker s. r. o.

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
5 000 EUR/monthfrom 5000€ gross/monthly + annual bonus

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We have a great opportunity for you! For a big client, we are looking for a SAM Lead to run Software Asset Management operations with an objective to optimise software contract spend, manage compliance, analyse data, draw the relevant conclusions and then work with others to implement opportunities or remediate risks.

This is not an easy role and it requires a broad understanding of IT technology, service management processes and the ability to collaborate with many different stakeholder groups.

What will be your main responsibilities?
• Provide forward looking direction for SAM specialists and ensure that SAM operation services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.
• Manage budget, provide transparency of costs for SW contracts and assure fair allocation of charges to BUs and Service owners based on software usage.
• Oversee the management of contractual agreements, proactively identify and drive initiatives to achieve savings, developing best practices and processes, to continuously improve software asset management service and to ensure compliance with budget and contractual requirements.
• Identify necessary changes and play key role in the complex software contract negotiations, manage demand and contract updates, liaise with external vendors, legal, contract and sourcing teams.
• Provide consulting advice and recommendations as SAM subject matter expert for IT projects and ensure that software and hardware solutions are optimised from cost and compliance standpoint.Contribute to the cloud education program that includes user training, events, knowledge sharing, and capability building across the enterprise
• Continuous alignment with the Product Owner, Engineering and Operations functions with the cyclical development of an iterative cloud road map to plan for ongoing changes to services/platforms as technologies emerge and new features are requested by users
• Establish mechanism for internal customers to provide feedback on cloud services (i.e., surveys, focus groups, forums)
• Develop and promote CBO products & services with the interests of group IT and cloud consumers alike
• Show initiative, own issues, and take on challenges on behalf of CCoE & CBO
• Become familiar with wider IT, CCoE Services and processes

Employee perks, benefits

• Additional vacation
• Extra days off at occasion of childbirth
• Sabbatical leave
• Life insurance
• Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum
• Years of service bonus
• Wedding and baby bonus
• Public transport contribution
• Maternity leave benefits
• Online education portals and professional certifications
...and much more

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Other unlisted areas

Services provider

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Experience in the position/sector


Personality requirements and skills

Need to have:
• 7+ years of experience in developing and implementing asset management tools, frameworks and governance of which 3+ years in direct ownership of SAM service delivery.
• Fluent spoken and written English
• Strong attention to detail, ability to process data and work in a complex global organisational environment.
• Personal and professional accountability, ability to deliver through others, can demonstrate a high work ethic and committed to doing the right thing, curious, willing and able to offer a different perspective with a genuine focus on solution and the confidence to make it happen.
• Extremely strong organization and productivity skills, ability to interface with managers, staff and stakeholders within the organization.
• Exceptional analytical skills, financial and commercial acumen.
• Good time and project management skills.

Nice to have:
• CSAM or any other accreditation in SAM discipline
• Knowledge of German is an advantage but not necessary.


Brief description of the company

Edgar Baker is young and dynamic Slovak company. We are HR proffesionals focusing on services as Executive Search, Expert recruitment, International Recruitment and HR Consulting. Members of our team have a longterm experience with selection of candidates precisely for production, logisitics, construction, financial, retail and technological companies. Our strongest values are 100 % quality service, guaranteed feedback and personal approach from our consultants


Contact person: Mgr. Simona Brezinová
Tel.: +421907434114
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ID: 4455334  Dátum zverejnenia: 5.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 5 000 EUR/month