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"Caring for People's Health as a Trusted Partner" - This mission motivates us at STADA every day to improve the health of people worldwide. With our wide range of generics, consumer health products and specialty pharmaceuticals, we offer patients, doctors and pharmacists a wide range of therapeutic options.


Around 13,000 employees live our values of Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA. Together we are on an exciting growth journey and want to successfully shape the future of STADA. 


Do you want to become part of a dynamic, international team and grow with us? Then apply now as:   


Software License Manager (m/f/d)   

Bad Vilbel | Germany (DE) | Full-time | Permanent 


What you can expect


  • You are responsible for effective implementation and maintenance of IT software asset and license Management procedures and working practices in a hybrid cloud and on-prem scenario
  • You effectively utilize software asset and license management tools and processes to ensure successful completion of audits
  • You perform regular license compliance reviews to ensure a compliant usage of any 3rd party software
  • You manage relationships with vendors and drive for value and process effectiveness
  • You consult software procurement and software implementation projects on optimal licensing
  • You analyze contracts and license agreements to ensure a high quality of decision making
  • You manage external license audits on global level and support the steering of software vendors
  • You proactively nominate potential saving and optimization opportunities
  • You are the single point of contact within STADA regarding software licensing topics
  • You collaborate closely with the Procurement team to identify potential optimization of software licenses in framework and maintenance contracts
  • You provide financial information for the annual budget; identify cost reductions / optimizations 


Who we are looking for


  • You have a bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, engineering or a related discipline with a focus on information technology
  • You have at least five years' experience in managing software assets and licences, including third-party management
  • You have extensive experience (>5 years) with proven results in software negotiations
  • You have experience in project/asset management, contract management and vendor relations in a technology environment is desirable
  • Ideally, you have experience with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • You have in-depth market knowledge of IT software licensing (SAP, Microsoft, Oracle, etc.)
  • You have a strong understanding of software technology, licensing and controls and are able to understand and interpret the intricacies of software licensing agreements and contracts
  • You have an analytical approach to problem solving and appreciate working as part of a team to achieve results with a sense of urgency
  • You have a strong understanding of software licence compliance in large organisations
  • You have a very good strategic, solution- and cost-oriented mindset
  • You have fluent language skills in German and English


What we offer


  • An open corporate culture with fast decision-making processes and a lot of potential for your personal development
  • Individual development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working up to 2 days per week (depending on the job profile)
  • Job ticket for the RMV region and Job Bike
  • Childcare allowance
  • Health-promoting offers such as Wellpass or the STADA Gym (free of charge)
  • Numerous additional benefits such as "future payment", group accident insurance, supplementary pension scheme, and chemical industry pension fund
  • And much more...



We look forward to receiving your application via our career portal. At you will also find numerous other job opportunities, as we are always looking for motivated talents who can strengthen our team with their expertise and personality. Do you have further questions? Then please reach out to


STADA Group promotes its diverse culture, regardless of gender, age, social or ethnic origin, disabilities, religion, ideology or sexual orientation. We use the strength of this diversity to develop creative ideas, expand our experience and increase innovative strength. Our focus is on equal opportunities, respectful cooperation and the promotion of an inclusive working environment.  #LI-MK1 #LI-HYBRID


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