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License Manager

  • Stark
  • Danmark
  • 24/05/2023


Want to make a different as License Manager for STARK Group IT?  

Do you have solid experience with building processes and securing control in a multi-vendor setup? Then you might be our License Manager in this new strategically important role in Sourcing & Vendor Management and as part of STARK Group IT. Sourcing & Vendor Management consists of 6 highly skilled people delivering high impact decisions and solutions within Sourcing, Vendor-, Contract- and License Management.

Welcome to Group IT

When joining Group IT, you will be joining a digital transformation journey as we replace our legacy monoliths and transition towards a modular and flexible integrated setup. Group IT, a dynamic and rapidly evolving part of STARK Group, is responsible for delivering groupwide business-critical IT solutions. We strive to modernise and reimagine the IT landscape to ensure both scalability and composability to meet existing and future business needs, and we would like your help to rethink the way things are done in our industry to offer our customers a superior experience

A strategic and operational role with major impact

You will have a major impact on the success of License Management in this new position. You will be responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for the License Management area and execute on our operational plans and high priority projects with a direct link to our functional success. We expect you to challenge processes and practices identifying opportunities for continuous improvements. Your will navigate in a broad range of important stakeholders and build a close cooperation with our Service Delivery Managers, Software Asset Manager and Solution Architects within IT - and with our corporate functions Legal and Procurement as well as our external license software vendors.

You will furthermore:    

  • Perform License Management on contracts globally
  • Run IT License audits and participate in negotiations with vendor
  • Participate in contract negotiations for the large license vendors
  • Run cost optimization initiatives for our licenses
  • Be responsible for setting up governance for the License Management area
  • Implement SAM (Software Asset Management) tool and processes with License Management

We can offer a job with a good possibility to grow and impact the area within License Management.

You either come with a solid track record of License Management /  Software Asset Management, or alternatively you might have less work experience but you bring a good technical knowledge, some transferable experience and the right personal profile to make a success of this position.

Relevant experience could include:

  • Documented experience of driving projects in an international organizational 
  • Experience within commercial negotiations
  • Experience with conducting and participating in IT license Audits
  • Experience in SAM (soft asset management) tool and processes

You thrive in setting direction as well as prioritize your workloads efficiently. You bring strong stakeholder management skills both with the ability to engage and influence with STARK colleagues and external vendors. Excellent language skills allowing you to negotiate contracts in English is also one of your strong assets.

Want to know more and apply?

We will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position and your options in STARK Group. You are welcome to contact Mette Marie Rasmussen at mjr@stark.dk for any specific questions regarding the role. 


STARK Group is a growing private equity-owned company with a strong legacy. STARK Group was first established in Denmark in 1896 and has today evolved into a leading European retailer and distributor of heavy building materials with net sales of approx. EUR 9 billion. With a dedicated team of more than 20,000 employees and +1,150 branches and distribution centres across the Nordics, Greenland, Germany, Austria and the UK, we live and breathe to serve professional craftsmen with heavy building materials all the way from the Austrian Alps to Tromsø, close to the Arctic circle and everywhere in between. STARK Group is committed to reach net zero emissions by 2050 across the entire business, is a signatory to the UN Global Compact, and works within fully 2030 validated science-based targets to keep global warming below 1.5°C