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Software Licensing and Contract Analyst

Job Title: Software Licensing and Contract Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 173172_1494808071
Contact Name: Aparna Sharma
Contact Email: aparna.sharma@peoplebank.com.au
Job Published: May 15, 2017 19:20

Job Description

  • Great Career Prospects
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Location: CBD

Our client is currently looking for a Software Licensing and Contract Analyst to join its IT team on a permanent basis. Working closely with the IT team you will be responsible for identifying improvements in the management of costs associated with contracts services provided by ICT partners/ suppliers. You will help the business manage key software vendors. The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing ICT vendors.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Engage with IT, business and stakeholders to understand organisational requirements
  • Lead the software licensing requirements
  • Responsible for evaluating cost impacts of innovation and improvements proposed by ICT partners
  • Review existing licensing models
  • Manage ICT partner invoicing including rates, and payments, invoice disputes
  • Analysing monthly actuals and forecasts and to identify any discrepancies, savings opportunities or risks to over-spending the approved budget.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Degree qualification in business or financial management.
  • Extensive experience in evaluating ICT contract obligations and implementing improvements with a strong commercial focus.
  • Strong understanding of the processes required to improve the scope of services in an outsourced ICT operation within a medium or large enterprise, including experience evaluating software licensing and resource needs, interpreting contractual commitments and linking hardware and software support to an internal register for ongoing management and monitoring.
  • Advanced excel skills with a demonstrated ability to produce management reporting, executive level presentations and perform detailed variance analysis
  • Excellent Communication Skills