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Kellogg Software Asset Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and be an integral part of creating innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.

At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.

We have an opening for you to grow with us as a Software Asset Manager in Battle Creek, MI or Oak Brook, IL. This role may also be virtual / location free.

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Global Software Asset Management: This critical role will help to lead Kellogg’s Global Information Technology department’s Software Asset Management practice, to ensure our software deployments are optimized, and in compliance with Kellogg’s owned assets. The software asset manager will be responsible for the day-to-day core activities of the SAM function, including identifying compliance and cost reduction opportunities, and creating and executing action plans to achieve stated objectives or resolve discrepancies. You will help to support, and or initiate process improvements to support best practices in software and license management.

  • Provide impact assessments on pending or potential architectural changes, outlining incremental license or maintenance costs due to change and pinpointing any potential cost mitigation opportunities based on license use metrics or product use changes. Coordination of software vendor audit or license validation requests, in consultation with the relevant IT Strategy, Legal, vendor and procurement managers and other appointed delegates. Ensure that all software asset life cycle-related cost and risk is correctly identified, gather metrics and publish status reports, as well as enforce mitigation and remediation activity

  • Support Procurement Activities: Provides necessary data and input in support of procurement activities, including device, installation and usage data (or other license or subscription metric information), potential product metrics and options, and demand data needed to ensure accurate volume purchasing Develop quality assurance practices and practices for the administration of software license contracts, maintenance and entitlements

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Proven experience in leading enterprise Software Asset Management, effectively working with large publisher licensing such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, SFDC and Adobe, for example.

  • Budget management experience

  • Software Contract management experience

  • Experience managing projects and resources / people

  • Ability to interact with various departments such as Legal, Compliance, Audit and internal stakeholders in Information Technology

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a matrixed environment

  • Ability to maintain and project calm in high pressure situations

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • ITAM or IAITAM, SAM certification or training

  • Powerpoint & Presentation skills

  • Snow Software experience

WHAT’S NEXT

It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

  • KelloggK-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • NewHire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

  • Kellogg Stories and News at http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.com/

THE FINER PRINT

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Software Asset Manager

Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook

Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: INF001425

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Oct 10, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No

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