Global Software Asset Manager, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic
end user devices, 15’ servers and thousands of IT applications enable our inspirational purpose to reimagine medicine for millions of patients across the world.
Information and digital technologies are clearly some of Novartis most valuable assets and we need state of the art software and hardware to support our business.
In ISRM (Information Security and Risk Management), we implement and maintain solutions that secure the Novartis environment, protect our data and provide the support to enable compliance with the various regulations associated with the healthcare industry.
Your key responsibilities :
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Driving Software Asset Management (SAM) for the Novartis Group to ensure transparency and compliance of software licensing as well as cost-efficient software use covering a multi-million dollar portfolio.
Leading a global team of Software Asset Management experts and manage relationships with IT management, procurement and legal as well as third party software resellers and managed service providers.
Owning the Software Asset Management strategy and ensure alignment with Business and IT priorities to create business opportunities
Developing and maintaining governance model, processes and training for managing software throughout the asset lifecycle
Overseeing software vendor audits for major supplier and proactively ensure that license use is aligned with entitlements.
Driving value out of existing and future contracts by ensuring cost optimal deployment and usage of SW assets
Being accountable for Novartis software inventory (incl. cloud-based software) and ensure asset information (financials, license, warranties etc.
is maintained throughout the entire asset life cycle.
Supporting & advising IT functions through strong business partnering on strategic software licensing decisions as well as on ad hoc contractual questions
What you’ll bring to the role :
At least 10 years of professional, proven experience in related field
MBA, Masters bachelor degree in business / technical / scientific area or comparable education / experience
Relevant work experience in leading or supporting a global software asset management program in a large scale multi-national company
Strong negotiation, leadership skills and experienced in influencing without authority
Experience in reporting to and communicating with C-level management
You’ll receive :
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis);
5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report;
Cafeteria employee benefit program choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12, CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company);
Company Car / Car Allowance; MultiSport Card; Stock Options. Find out more about Novartis Business Services :