SAM Expert BNP Paribas

March 20, 2024

SAM Expert BNP Paribas

ReferenceBNP-001349

  • Contractor/ Via Agency
  • ES-MD-Madrid
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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BNP Paribas is an international bank with leading positions in the European market. It is present in 74 countries and employs more than 192,000 people, 146,000 of whom are in Europe. The Group holds key positions in its three main areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking and financial services network is part of Retail Banking & Services), as well as Corporate & Institutional Banking, which offers services to corporate and institutional clients. The Group supports its customers (individuals, entrepreneurs, SMEs, large companies and institutions) to help them carrying out their projects by providing financing, investment, savings and insurance services. 
In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is number one in retail financing in Europe.
BNP Paribas is developing its integrated retail banking model in the Mediterranean countries, Turkey, Eastern Europe and has an important network on the US West Coast. In both its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas has leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and a solid and growing network in the Asia-Pacific region.

The CIB IT Platform for EMEA is responsible to provide IT Services to our Clients ensuring a Digital Market evolution, in a secured and performant environment, and with a reliable quality. This function includes Global Markets Application Production, Local Territory IT Development, the Core Infrastructure environment including Datacentres, Application Production, Security, Architecture as well as elements of the Global Services organisation. 

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The CIB IT Platform for EMEA is responsible to provide IT Services to our Clients ensuring a Digital Market evolution, in a secured and performant environment, and with a reliable quality. This function includes Global Markets Application Production, Local Territory IT Development, the Core Infrastructure environment including Datacentres, Application Production, Security, Architecture as well as elements of the Global Services organisation.

MISSION:

CIB Software Asset Management has the mandate to conduct software compliance inventories within its scope of responsibility to ensure that software tools are used in accordance with the commitments made in the contracts signed with publishers. Objective of SAM is twofold: reduce the risk of software-related legal issues, and optimize the use of software assets to ensure the maximum value from the investment in software for BNPP Group.
Our CIB SAM Department is an anglophone and multicultural environment where we coordinate and manage software compliance for several entities (CIB, BP2S, or Switzerland) which represents more than 56 countries, with regional SAM Relays located on different Hubs/Regions (APAC, AMER, FR UK, EMEA, etc). 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The principal mission of the Software Asset Manager is to draw up software compliance within her/his scope of responsibility, in order to ensure that the software tools are used in accordance with the commitments made in the contracts signed with the publishers.
Main tasks include, but not limited to:
• Software Inventory
o Defining, communicating and preparing inventory guides, to work with Data collection teams
o Mastering the contractual bases and metrics of publishers within his/her scope 
o Supporting operational teams on the issue of licensing rules and the expected data format 
o Coordinating feedback to ensuring compliance with milestones
• Producing compliance reports and monitoring compliance plans 
o Producing compliance reports and sharing them with appropriate contacts 
o Analysing the financial and contractual impact of any non-compliant features 
o Asking for compliance plan and monitoring their implementation 
o Formalising and escalating alerts to management
• Supporting Purchasing during contract negotiations 
o Assisting purchasing in any software activity for contracts within its scope 
o Providing recommendations for purchasing licenses
o In support of purchasing, contributing to the development of software contracts on the definition of metrics and licensing clauses 
• Monitoring operational teams 
o Supporting operational teams in the implementation and use of software to optimise usage costs in accordance with contracts 
o Participating in projects to anticipate possible software impacts
• Participating in the continuous improvement of the Software Asset Management process
o Contributing to improving the quality of inventory data 
o Discussing best practices with peers 
o Proposing changes for better control of risks, expenses and compliance

REQUIREMENTS:

Training:

• Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent
• ITIL Foundation certificate will be desirable
• CSAM certification will be valued

Experience:

The ideal candidate has a strong background on the following points:
o SAM SKILLS 
o Strong expertise in SAM : minimum 3 years
o Proven knowledge of Software metrics of major vendors (SAP, Microsoft, Oracle, Opentext, Red Hat, Adobe, Microfocus…)
o Ability to analyze a contract and find out software-related issues related to SAM aspects

o BUSINESS SKILLS 
o Risk Monitoring 
o Financial knowledge
o Audit Trail / Steering 
o IT knowledge and Ability to master IT Tools (Excel, Power query)
o IT Infrastructure knowledge (Desktop and servers environnement, cluster, virtualisation)
o Asset Management knowledge 

Languages:

 •  English:Fluen

SKILLS:

Trasversal & Behavioral:

 •  Analytical Ability
 •  Communication skills
 •  Ability to understand explain and support change

BENEFITS: 

• Training programs, career plans and internal mobility opportunities, national and international thanks to our presence in different countries.
• Diversity and Inclusion Committee that ensures an inclusive work environment. In recent years, several employee communities have been created to organize diversity and inclusion awareness actions (PRIDE, We Generations and MixCity).
• Corporate volunteering program (1 Million Hours 2 Help) in which employees can dedicate time out of their working hours to volunteer activities.
• Flexible compensation plan 
• Hybrid telecommuting model (50%)
• 31 vacation days

Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas Group in Spain is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

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