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Job Title:  GSAM - Audit and Compliance Manager

Job Number:  19049

Country: Malaysia
Function: Information Technology
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent


To manage the execution of software asset management processes in order to drive software compliance and asset optimisation to deliver tangible business benefit.



  • Provide license advisory to solution owners.
  • Assessing risks and license models in software onboarding processes
  • Manage external software audits
  • Manage internal software audits
  • Responsible for production of effective license position analysis and for risk management related to this
  • Assessment of commercial risks related to software compliance
  • Responsible for setting and enforcing SAM governance, policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Provide support where required to wider vendor management team, legal, procurement and internal stakeholders where queries on licenses arise.
  • Work with the EPMO, procurement, legal and Vendor Management team to understand pipeline license requirements
  • Provide support and expertise on software contract negotiations
  • Lead requirements gathering and definition for software contracts
  • Conduct financial and licensing analysis and provide recommendations on actions to be taken to optimise licensing estate and ensure compliance with contractual terms.
  • Continue to improve software license management processes and standards/ drive adoption and adherence to agreed processes and standards to support execution of IDT strategy.
  • Support the end to end software lifecycle management



  • Peer group and internal customers across the vendor management team and all business functions (including IT) supporting software lifecycle management.
  • IT Finance – advising on commercial risks around software licensing.
  • Procurement – support procurement in contract negotiations and providing requirements for software contracts.
  • Legal – engagement with legal to assess contractual terms related to software licensing.
  • EPMO – work with EPMO to understand project pipeline which may impact software license demand and provide support on risk and issue management where required.
  • Solution Centre Owners (Global, Regional and Local) – work with an advise / guide solution owners on software license requirements and best practices.
  • 3rd Party Vendors – engage vendors on license queries, contract discussions and renewals / terminations.



  • 8-10 years post graduate work experience in software asset management.
  • Experienced in software lifecycle management.
  • Experience of leading SAM teams.
  • Understanding and experience of working with different software license models and ability to analyse and assess risks and opportunities within different types of license models.
  • Experience in large global organisation.
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure in global organisations.
  • Experience in dealing with contracts and engaging with external vendors.
  • Understanding of ITIL desirable.



British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT GSD (KL) Sdn Bhd (MY50)

Job Segment: Audit, Compliance, Manager, Risk Management, Procurement, Finance, Legal, Management, Operations

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