Software Licencing Manager

Location: Derby


Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Licencing Manager to join our Commercial team to assist with managing customer and Node4 internal licence requirements and processes. This is a new role that aims to streamline and evolve many activities that currently take place across this business.

Node4 is an exciting and invigorating workplace, as we’re continually expanding into new markets and introducing new solutions into our product range. With our own UK data centres and national MPLS network, our portfolio includes colocation, cloud, connectivity and collaboration.

We are committed to building on our growing success by meeting and exceeding customer expectations, through continued investment in facilities, infrastructure and most importantly our team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Keeping up to date on licencing arrangements across key vendors
  • Using vendor models and offers to optimise Node4’s overall licence spend
  • Assisting the Commercial Manager with reviewing licence agreements
  • Taking ownership of the company’s software licencing compliance
  • Scoping out and implementing a licence compliance process.
  • Working with all relevant business departments
  • Acting as the key person for licence queries across the business
  • Working with sales and account management teams to ensure licencing billing is appropriately addressed
  • Creating and disseminating management reports
  • Becoming familiar with all aspects of licence mobility
  • Ensuring Node4 complies with all necessary vendor requirements
  • Generating relevant and timely management reports to monitor compliance activity
  • Metered licencing (e.g. VMWare, Citrix, Microsoft CSP, Veeam)

Essential Skills

  • Experience of licencing covering a range of vendors, but particularly Microsoft
  • Demonstrable prior experience from a similar role
  • Ability to work independently within a busy and varied environment
  • Ability to motivate other team members to fulfil actions relevant to licencing and be diligent in chasing/following up across other departments of the business
  • Strong attention to detail and can handle information confidentially
  • Good project management skills
  • Good Excel skills

Ready to Apply?

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to Recruitment Manager, David Wilson at recruitment@node4.co.uk.
No agencies please.