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EY Global Delivery Services
EY Global Delivery Services
location iconLocations: Wrocław
level iconLevel: specialist
Global Software Licensing Specialist

Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Poland – a member of the global integrated service delivery center network by EY.

EY Technology: Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

Supply Chain Services (SCS) - brings a consistent approach, negotiating and managing contracts across EY, including procurement, vendor management (EY calls this Supplier Ecosystem Services) right through to accounts payable.

Software Asset Management at EY is part of the above Supplier Ecosystem Services (SES) team, accountable for targeted optimisation of complex, high value software contracts which underpin our business. Our services are provided to EY service lines, CT, ET and Infosec, in the form of advice, projects and ongoing services.

The opportunity

The Supplier EcoSystem Services (SES) maintains a global Software Asset Management (SAM) team accountable for targeted optimization of complex, high value software contracts which underpin our business.

SES seeks an, experienced Software Licensing specialist to help us drive the maximum value from these contracts. Reporting to the Global SAM Asset Manager, working both independently and within a wider team of SAM and licensing experts, the successful candidate will be directly involved with some of the largest most complex software licensing contracts in the world, across a wide range of global class vendors.

Many of EY’s key client offerings leverage complex software contracts. As well as traditional perpetual licensing with maintenance, you will be involved with a wide variety of cloud subscription services (Azure and many others), complex infrastructure licensing scenarios, client integrated licensing assessments, usage tracking activities and more.

The successful candidate will need to handle licensing related matters, but also to define and be part of various governance and SAM process initiatives as part of an integrated team, including finance, procurement and technical personnel.

The role will require occasional travel, in country and internationally including India, US, UK or other destinations.

Your key responsibilities

  • You will assist in the delivery and management of all aspects of Software License Management, such as governance design, process definition, discovery, usage tracking, reporting, audit response, compliance validation, renewal, cost recovery modelling,
  • You will assist in the occasional audit response projects, both internally and from Vendors, requiring good commercial awareness as well as subject matter depth
  • You will work closely with the Finance team to influence internal chargeback design and administration and collaborate to provide appropriate license spend forecasts.
  • You will assist with the software License Position assessment and development as part of a team of an Effective License Position (ELP) & 12 Month Renewal Plan for a considerable number of software contracts
  • Identifying cost savings and optimization opportunities for various software vendors.

Skills and attributes for success

  • To be successful in this role, you must be an intelligent self-starter with a positive can-do attitude who takes ownership and responsibility of their work
  • You should be able to work effectively in a home/remote office environment
  • You should enjoy learning new things in a rapid changing international environment with many deliverables and competing priorities and stakeholders
  • You will be someone willing to constructively challenge, yet reach a positive balance with EY’s best interests at the core of your decision making
  • You should have truly excellent communication skills, able to confidently and concisely communicate with a wide range of people, roles and seniorities

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 3+ years of proven experience in License Management working in large corporate environment
  • Proven abilities to manage server software licensing models and product use rights across major software vendors.
  • Experience in working with high-value software contracts with vendors such as Microsoft, IBM, Adobe and Oracle
  • Experience working with IT asset management systems and IT asset discovery technologies
  • Solid experience in contract negotiation and management
  • Some experience in Cloud consumption management, ability to identify cost saving opportunities and optimization
  • Enough technical understanding to support all licensing models

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications and product user rights
  • Recognized professional qualifications such as: ITILv3; CITAM; CSAM
  • Big 4 experience and training
  • At least three years’ experience in the delivery of Software License reviews/audits
  • Experience of working internationally

What we offer

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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