Software Asset Governance Lead

Lediga 04 december 2017

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.






Annette Eriksson, Rekryterande chef +46 734 185 970
Emelie Staaf, HR +46 734 186 520
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What you will be a part of

Group ICT is the internal IT at Saab, responsible for delivering cost effective, standardized IT tools and support functions to Saab’s operational areas, business areas, market areas and Group Functions globally. We are approximately 280 employees in Sweden, and in addition to this, many consultants and IT companies work in close cooperation with us.

Your role

The SAM - Governance Lead responsibility is to manage the Software Asset Management area and to secure Software License Management processes, License Audit Management, Strategic Sourcing and owner of the License Management tools. As a SAM Governance Lead you are accountable for that we have a well-functioning SAM team, create collaborative work environment and secure cross functional process and method alignment within the SAM area. You will report to the Head of Compliance and Sourcing Governance.

Main responsibilities       

  • Software License Management process owner
  • Develop and secure implementation and alignment of processes
  • Lead external License Audits
  • License reporting
  • Strategic Sourcing within the license area
  • Develop and align License Sourcing Strategy
  • Secure license management in other processes and services
  • Strategic ownership of the License Management Tools
  • Maintain knowledge of major vendors licensing models and changes to them
  • Contract support for our major license contracts
  • Drive internal license audit program
  • Functionally manage SAM team resources and other internal partners
  • Customer/supplier relationship
  • Agreement interpretation and negotiation skills

Your skills and experience

To be successful in this role you have an academic degree in a relevant discipline or the equivalent working experience. You have many years of extensive experience within the Software Asset Management area and from working in an international business environment. You also have good profound license knowledge, understanding and experience.

We think that you have a solid understanding and experience of agile development and management. It’s important that you are analytical with a structured and methodical approach, are self-driven and engaged with a will to encourage people. You have good leadership skills and act proactive and reliable as a team player. Furthermore, you have the ability to set clear goals and the strategies for reaching them.

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s need for a rewarding life beyond work.

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