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Data aktualizacji: 2021-10-09
Kraków, małopolskie
Księgowość, BPO/SSC
Data aktualizacji: 2021-10-09 Aplikuj
Contract & License Lead
Contract & License Lead

This role is part of the Global Digital & Technology (D&T) department of HEINEKEN International. D&T is proud to bring cutting-edge innovation, strong technology, and advanced analytics to HEINEKEN. With speed and agility, we ensure HEINEKEN has the technological competitive advantages it needs to deliver on its ambition.
The Software Asset Management (SAM) process and License management capability is owned by the Global Sourcing & Licensing team, performed within HEINEKEN International and supported by HEINEKEN Global Procurement.
The goal of the Global Sourcing & Licensing Team is:
  • To manage the sourcing decision making process, supplier engagement, and contribution of suppliers to the D&T Key priorities within the boundaries of IT sourcing strategy in order to maximize the value of suppliers, and as a result: improved speed, flexibility, collaboration and customer satisfaction and,
  • To support and enable the SAM process for technology used, in products, functions, and platform teams delivered by D&T and to systematically provide insights, advice/expert opinion on available license constructions in the market in order to maximize value, optimize cost, conditions and minimize risks.
The Global Sourcing & Licensing Team consists of 1 Global Sourcing & Licensing lead, 2 Sourcing & Supplier leads, 2 Contract & License Leads, and 1 IT Asset & License Specialist (this role). The team partners with amongst others: Heineken Global Procurement (HGP), Technology Directors, Legal, Regions, and Business / OpCo representatives.
Your responsibilities would include:
  • The Contract and License lead is the counterpart of the Global Sourcing and Licensing lead. The Global Sourcing and Licensing lead is responsible for the long-term IT Sourcing strategy, Sourcing governance (incl. supplier engagement approach), supplier value management, Contract & License management and alignment with Senior and Executive Management. 
  • The Contract and License lead owns the Software Asset Management process model, License management capability, the improvement roadmap, translates strategic priorities into action and supports / coaches the stakeholders on a tactical and strategic level.
  • Alignment takes place on financials (budget, forecast and actuals), cost optimization opportunities, key initiatives License audits. assessment & measurements, and improvement roadmap (incl. priority matrix).
  • Implement the Software Asset Management Strategy (as part of the IT Sourcing Strategy):
    • Stakeholder alignment (D&T, OpCo’s, HGP and suppliers) to enable well-informed decision making and to enable cost optimization
    • Software contract improvement/ fit-for-purpose contractual T&Cs for Software Assets
    • Operational management of the Software Asset Management process model
    • Financial Management/ IT Cost Optimization
    • Compliance investigation to mitigate liabilities

You are a good Candidate if:
  • Bachelor / Master degree;
  • Fluent English. 
  • Agile Foundation Certified (or willing to do it).
  • Strong track record (8yrs+) in managing complex SAM environment especially SAP and Microsoft;
  • Strong stakeholder management and excellent communication skills on tactical and strategic level;
  • Able to explain complicated subjects in clear and simple business language; 
  • Has the knowledge and experience to develop, maintain and improve a license framework for D&T;
  • Knowledge and experience on IT Contract management with an emphasis on License contracts including driving license audits;
  • Experienced with contract & license management in a complex multinational and agile environment;
  • Able to define and manage clear boundaries and guidelines with regards to Contract & License Management;
  • Able to challenge the status quo and able to think and act outside of the box;
  • Able to drive efficiency, higher business value and the Agile/One way of Working;
  • Has the courage to be innovative: embracing ‘ICT’ innovation and computer possibilities to capitalize on opportunities to automate activities (identifies and uses proper tools and processes);
  • Understanding of HEINEKEN financial processes and tools;
  • Proven track record in setting up rigor and structure;  
  • Positive and problem solving skills;
  • Uses reflection, open discussion, and trust to help the Product Teams and individual to grow and develop. 



Events and benefits:
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • Performance bonus
  • Sodexo card
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Development opportunities
  • Local and global job opportunities within HEINEKEN
  • ACCA Approved Employer