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Saab Global

Join IT Operations as a Strategic Software Asset Manager!

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 11 August 2024

Passionate about making ideas a reality? Join our welcoming world of tech and let your ideas soar.

Your role

IT Operations is seeking a talented and driven Strategic Software Asset Manager (SAM) to join our team, consisting of 9 individuals today. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our organization while advancing your career in a supportive, inclusive environment.

As a key player in this role, you will be responsible for managing and optimizing our IT software assets, ensuring compliance, reducing risks, and controlling costs. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Optimizing costs and managing software agreements: You will be responsible for negotiating favorable terms, managing supplier relationships, and facilitating strategic business dialogues.

  • Ensuring license control: You will validate data in the SAM tools to ensure accurate information about license consumption and review software agreements to maintain compliance.

  • Conducting audits and internal reviews: Manage audits according to the Software Audit process and perform regular internal reviews on selected software vendors and products.

  • Becoming SAM-tool experts: Assess, facilitate, and provide training on the SAM tools based on organizational needs.

  • Providing license support: Advise and support the SAAB Group with software license expertise.

  • Generating reports: Report on effective license positions, risks, and other relevant data.

Your profile

We are looking for a person who wants to be part of a journey of change. To excel in this role, you should possess a university degree or equivalent experience, have at least 5-10 years of professional experience in Software Asset Management, a deep understanding of software licensing, and experience in managing software license complexity within larger enterprises.

In addition to these requirements, you will need strong supplier negotiation skills, a proactive and structured approach, and the ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders. Certification in Software Asset Management is a merit.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters. Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between.  ​

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts. We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world.

Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations. Read more about us here

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here