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Junior SAM Specialist


Our opportunity


We are looking for a junior SAM specialist to join global Software Asset Management function to help us to get the most out of our software contracts, manage compliance, analyze data, draw the relevant conclusions and then work with others to implement opportunities or remediate risks. This is a challenging role, requiring a broad understanding of IT technology, service management processes and the ability to collaborate with many different stakeholder groups within Zurich Group.


GTO SW Asset Management comprises of an international team of SAM experts in three countries, managing a multi-million-dollar software portfolio and helping other IT stakeholders to achieve their objectives. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who is open for a challenge to solve complex business problems and is interested in developing career in IT Software Asset Management function or grow in IT Service Management field.


Your role 


As a Software Asset Management Specialist - Junior your main responsibilities will involve

  • Oversee the management of technology-related assets and contractual agreements, contribute to the development of best practices, processes and procedures to continuously improve software asset management service and its costs.
  • Report on the use of software within the organization to identify compliance gaps and areas of cost savings.
  • Provide accurate information related to software contracts, licensing rules and inventories.
  • Liaise and negotiate across the organization and external vendors in a constructive and collaborative manner, maintain stakeholder community and enable information sharing environment.
  • Record software contract related information to License Management databases, tools and trackers.
  • Generate and publish reports.
  • Actively assist IT groups in optimizing software requirements and spend for projects
  • Govern and report supplier obligation fulfilment.


 Your Skills and Experience


As a Software Asset Management Specialist - Junior your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Knowledge of Hardware or Software license management tools or process framework is advantage but not essential for this role.
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Knowledge of German is an advantage but not necessary.
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to process data and work in a complex, fast phase environment.
  • Personal and professional accountability, can demonstrate a high work ethic and committed to doing the right thing, curious, willing and able to offer a different perspective, can work well in teams as well as individually.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to produce reports.
  • Possess financial and commercial acumen.
  • Good knowledge and general understanding of IT technologies.
  • Strong human relations skills to interface with managers and staff within the organization.
  • Takes action to manage own personal development.
  • CSAM or any other accreditation in SAM discipline (preferred qualification)


Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Option to work remotely up to 50% of time weekly
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Life Insurance
  • Exclusive Employees discounts
  • Free English and Spanish classes depend on the needs
  • Opportunities for development and progression within a global organization

Primary work location is Barcelona. Occasional travel to other Zurich locations may be required. You can apply by clicking on the button “Apply online”


Who we are


 Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. 

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