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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Global Software Asset Manager in Hyderabad, AP, India

320583BR Job ID: 320583BR Job Description: 15 Petabyte of data hosted, 49 countries supported, 15000 servers and thousands of devices to connect locations and businesses. Information is clearly one of Novartis` most valuable asset. In ISRM (Information Security and Risk Management), we implement and maintain solutions that secure the Novartis environment, protect our data and provide the necessary control framework to enable compliance with the various regulations associated with the healthcare industry. 105,000 outstanding individuals work with Novartis all with different needs and aspirations. Aligned to a single inspirational purpose to reimagine medicine for millions of patients across the world. Join us and directly contribute to Novartis’ vision to Reimagine Medicine. Your Responsibilities Include but are not limited to: • Maintain alignment of business -IT and functional strategies and priorities -by communicating the strategy to all stakeholders and foster feedback and engagement with strategy development. – • Collaborate with IT Innovation Manager and Project Portfolio Management organization to identify and create business opportunities. -Advise and oversee the development of business cases for strategic initiatives. -Maintain alignment of IT roadmap / strategies -business and functional demand and investment plans. • Coordinate governance reviews of innovation projects and partner with IT Innovation team on innovation projects as required. - Accountable for Software Asset Inventory and cloud-based SW assets - Accountable to ensure asset information (financials, license, warranties etc.) is recorded and made available • Operationally Support the SW asset inventory and ensure it is aligned and distributed across the organization. - Operationally manage SW throughout the entire asset life cycle - Develop and implement governance and procedures for tracking relevant asset information throughout the asset lifecycle • Plan, monitor and record relevant SW asset information to ensure cost optimal deployment/usage and compliance with vendor contracts - Ensure availability of key asset information to support IT strategy, architecture, internal charging, funding and sourcing decisions. Keep SW asset records up to date (maintain all relevant attributes) for SW assets in scope – • Drive value out of existing and future contracts by ensuring cost optimal deployment and usage of SW assets - Support/advise IT functions regarding ad hoc contractual questions - Work with demand managers and relevant IT stakeholders to understand SW asset demand and to define the required SLAs that service providers need to comply - Compare warranties, maintenance agreements, and vendor contracts to assist with SW asset upkeep, upgrades, patching and replacement – • Accountable to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures within SAM scope - Execute SW vendor audits, together with Head of Software Asset Mgmt Position Title: Global Software Asset Manager Minimum requirements: • Bachelor/Master in computer science with atleast 15yrs of relevant work experience in leading software asset management program – • Strong cross functional leadership Influencing without authority Strong negotiation and analytical skills Strong customer orientation Digital Forensics • Deep expertise in software licensing types, measurement, reporting on effective licensing position Certified Software Asset Manager (IAITAM) – • Expertise in SAP license compliance measurement - Expertise/Exposure to industry standard SAM tools such as SmartTrack(Aspera) etc Why consider Novartis? 799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives? We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Imagine what you could do at Novartis! Job Type: Full Time Country: India Work Location: Hyderabad, AP Functional Area: Information Technology Division: NBS Business Unit: IT NBS Employment Type: Regular Company/Legal Entity: Nov Hltcr Shared Services Ind Shift Work: No