BIRKENSTOCK is a global brand what embraces all consumers regardless of geography, gender, age and income. The company is deeply footed on a family tradition of shoemaking that can be traced back to 1774. With around 6200 employees worldwide, BIRKENSTOCK is the largest employer in the German footwear industry. To ensure our quality standards, we produce over 95% of our products in Germany and source more than 90% of our materials and components from Europe. The BIRKENSTOCK Group is headquartered in Linz am Rhein and maintains several locations in Germany, as well as sales offices in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

For our division IT ,at our location in Cologne or Munich we are looking for a

IT License Manager (m/f/d)

  • Manage and regularly monitor the license portfolio, identifying licenses approaching expiration and proposing optimization strategies.
  • Ensure compliance in software licensing, creating license balances and conducting qualified cost analyses.
  • Generate workflows from release to inventory maintenance, ensuring efficient management of software licenses.
  • Stay updated on market developments related to licensing models, incorporating industry best practices.
  • Document and manage license agreements and inventories, supporting procurement of new software products.
  • Assist in external audits and conduct internal license audits to guarantee adherence to licensing agreements.
  • Support in monitoring the IT budget, specifically focusing on license-related expenditures.

  • Hold a degree in computer science, business informatics, business administration, or an equivalent qualification.
  • Possess several years of professional experience in license management, demonstrating a strong understanding of industry practices.
  • Preferably have experience with license metrics of major software manufacturers like Microsoft or SAP.
  • Expertise in conducting license audits.
  • Good written and spoken German and English.
  • Expertise in the use of license management tools

BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast-growing, global company: a dynamic working environment, a great deal of creative freedom, an authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We look forward to receiving your online application, stating your salary expectations. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Ankita Arora.