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Last update: 16.10.2021

Software Asset Managment Consultant, IT Asset Managment, Project Manager, ITIL, ITSM

Company: Osman Sam Ltd
Graduation: BSc. Computer Science
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Rate are negotiable for remote project and may vary depending on the project scope
Languages: English (Full Professional)

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Skills

Skills
  • Core Strengths: Project Management; Software Asset Management; Configuration Management; IT Asset Management; SACM; Merger & Acquisition Activity
  • SAM Tools: Flexera Software (FNMP); Snow Software; Aspera (SmartTrack) and License Dashboard.
  • ITSM Tools: ServiceNow; BMC Remedy; RemedyForce and Altiris
  • Discovery Tools: Microsoft SCCM; BMC Remedy; AirWatch Console; IBM ILIM

Project history

11/2019 - Present
Senior Software Licence Manager/Project Manager M&A
RWE AG (>10.000 employees)
Energy, water and environment
  • Software Asset Manager on Project Lead for handling integration of the renewable energy business (EON / RWE / Innogy), & (Nordex SE’s) tracking and transferring licenses between legal entities (RWE/Innogy/EON) within a Merger & Acquisition on the project and also support ongoing operative license management.
  • Responsible for managing the inventory and transfer of software related to Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Also, working with the M&A project teams, this individual will collect all the licensing entitlement (contracts, tripartite agreement proof of licensing) for the companies being acquired, conduct a thorough and accurate software inventory, coordinate the transfer of licenses and then help resolve any compliance issues.
  • Responsible for handling all new licenses demand between legal entities within RWE.
  • Handle license transfers between legal entities within a Merger & Acquisition RWE.
  • Support for contract negotiations and preparatory work for the procurement team.
  • Taking over licensing and transfer responsibility for assigned vendors.
  • Working with the project’s teams and infrastructure team for onboarding application’s & Server’s into RWE infrastructure, which includes data gathering, data validation using AML, approved (IT security/data protection/ works council), Vendor validation, data normalisation, service offering, incident management, final quality check and ITSM application import.
  • Working with the project’s team for migration readiness which includes identify all relevant users and access rights for applications in scope and agree with a rollout strategy. 
  • Ensure readiness of AD-Accounts, Email, PKI and access rights for target RWE devices (UAT)
  • Identify all relevant clients and servers and ensure appropriate malware protection (Cylance for endpoint protection); Align all data or user migration together between E.ON/Innogy/Nordex and RWE IT Security Migrate users to Energy Domain
  • Working with the project’s teams for decommissioning of servers and applications.
  • Working with DXC handover for DXC license management contract with EDT/E.ON.
  • Responsible for reviewing and refining the existing processes, working with the software asset management team and project management teams, and engaging and assisting internal clients and service owners in understanding and controlling their software licensing compliance.
  • Working with the software asset management team with the client, performing an inventory of installed software, matching software with license.
  • Prepare reports for stakeholders and programme communications with licensors commercial and operational readiness.

09/2018 - 07/2019
IT Asset & Software License Manager
GEA Group (>10.000 employees)
Other
  • Manage IT Asset and Software License, controls, and protects client’s organization’s IT assets (Hardware & Software) throughout their life cycle, from acquisition through final disposition. In addition, the IT Asset Manager designs, develops, and implements the organization’s asset management strategy.
  • Manage IT hardware asset portfolio with respect to risk, cost control, governance, compliance, and performance objectives.
  • Manage an outsourced team of IT Asset Analysts.
  • Plan and implement IT hardware asset life cycle strategy; advise Procurement and IT Operations in procurement strategies for IT hardwareacquisition.

05/2018 - 08/2018
SAM Service Delivery Manager
BP (>10.000 employees)
Other
  • Maintaining and updating the company SAM Standard and Operating Practice.
  • Formal assessment and shared service definition, gathering, interpreting, cleansing, modelling and reconciling licensing/consumption data.
  • Providing internal training, guidance and compliance assessment against this

Time and spatial flexibility

London
Amsterdam
Essen
Berlin
Hamburg
Zurich
Paris
Seattle
San Francisco
Singapore 
DC

Other

IT Consultant, with a wealth of experience and a strong background in IT Asset Management, Software and Hardware and Configuration Management. In-depth knowledge of IT Asset Management & Software Asset Management, with a solid grasp of all significant vendors and technologies, audit, policy creation, process and merger & acquisition activity.

A strategic approach to successful IT leadership, engaging with business stakeholders at the CIO level, delivering IT solution and business process change via developing new technology solutions.

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