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Licence Manager m/f/t


RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Essen, Germany (DE) or Swindon, United Kingdom (GB)

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your future plans

In  order to support the development of the IT function supporting the different RWE businesses (RWE AG, RWE Generation and RWE Supply and Training) a centralised IT Team has been established. Within this structure the Infrastructure Provider Management (IPM) team is responsible for managing relationships with Third Party Suppliers from a relationship and contract management perspective.

The workload for this team is increasing and we are therefore looking for a number of new team members to help us grow the skills and experience we need to support RWE.

  • Drive Supplier Relationship Management on a global basis according to RWEs Supplier Governance Framework ensuring required compliance whilst monitoring provider performance against contractual commitments
  • Responsible for Software Contracts and Licencing
  • Guide and support the sourcing process (RFI, RFP as well as smaller requests)
  • Serve as the primary central point of contact for your stakeholders in all questions related to their provider management and sourcing activities
  • Manage regular communication with key stakeholders via Supplier Governance Meetings on Operation, Tactical and Strategic Level using adequate level of information (i.e. Supplier Balanced Scorecard)
  • Building effective working relationship with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders such as Team Leads, Executives, Procurement and representatives from third party vendors
  • Ensure key performance indicators are achieved and maintained, requirements are addressed at source or escalated as needed
  • Pro-actively manage supplier related issues, risks and escalations ensuring a high level of customer service


Your powerful skills

  • Several years of Experience in Licence Management, Provider Management and/or Procurement practices preferably within an IT Environment
  • Deep knowledge in licensing and good experience with at least one big vendor (e.g. MS, Oracle, SAP, IBM)
  • Ability to explain license models and consult technical staff and the business
  • Knowledge about Supplier Governance & Supplier Risk Management
  • Good IT technical understanding and/or experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work cooperatively in supporting the wider team, an enthusiasm to keep up to date with the latest IT trends
  • Cultural awareness and skills in negotiating beneficial commercial/contractual outcomes
  • Good English conversational and writing skills are required


Benefits you can rely on

At RWE, you will find all the advantages of a large technology group. And some merits that are even more crucial: openness and real team work. For we are open to the future and are building on the strengths of each and every individual. We value his/her work and opinion; we listen, pursue active ideas management and engage in direct exchanges. Respect, appreciation and mutual trust are the hallmarks of cooperation within the international RWE team.

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Any questions? Janina Müller (Recruiting), T: +49 201 5179-1241

We look forward to meeting you!


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