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IT Asset & Vendor Lead

Location: Suffolk, England Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

IT Asset & Vendor Lead

My client based in Suffolk are a leading global construction company who are recruiting for a IT Asset & Vendor Lead.

As a IT Asset & Vendor lead you will be responsible for a small team and be responsible to drive the Asset and Vendor management process. This includes planning, monitoring, and recording software licenses and/or hardware assets to ensure compliance with vendor contracts.

As a IT Asset & Vendor lead you will assist in forming procurement strategies to optimise technology spend across the organisation. The IT Asset & Vendor Lead will also develop and implement procedures for tracking company assets to oversee Quality control throughout their life cycles.

As a IT Asset & Vendor Lead you will recieve the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive family friendly policies
  • Private medical cover
  • Pension matching scheme
  • Discount on selected retailers and gyms
  • Voluntary benefits such as; cycle to work, child care vouchers

IT Asset & Vendor Lead Deliverables:

Asset Management

  • Implement, manage and improve best-practice asset management processes and tools
  • Track the movement and ownership of assets throughout their lifecycle
  • Record and maintain appropriate asset information in a structured database
  • Ensure asset transactional information is recorded; including authorisations, receipts, changes of ownership and disposals
  • Conduct periodic audits to verify the accuracy of asset data; support external audits conducted by third parties

Vendor Management

  • Manage the relationships with third party service providers and strategic vendors
  • Establish clear communication and engagement between vendors and the rest of IT and the business
  • Manage supplier escalations and issues
  • Implement effective vendor governance
  • Ensure that Demand and Change Management are effectively managed within the supply chain
  • Conduct Regular Supplier Reviews
  • Ensure services are delivered in a timely cost-effective manner in line with agreed SLAs.

Procurement

  • Provide management and leadership for the procurement team
  • Implement, manage and improve best-practice asset procurement processes and tools
  • Manage the day to day transactional relationships with suppliers
  • Act as an escalation point for procurement-related queries

Financial Management

  • Maintain accurate financial information
  • Provide asset information to support financial processes and the recovery of costs
  • Contract & License Management
  • Maintain contract records including support and maintenance agreements
  • Manage contract renewals
  • Maintain licensing information
  • Monitor and report license compliance
  • Manage the RFI and RFP process
  • Review and negotiate supplier contracts

IT Asset & Vendor Lead Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to communicate at all levels - written, phone. via presentation and face to face
  • Educated to a suitable standard (ideally A level+)
  • Ability to effectively plan and organise day-to-day and weekly activity
  • Ability to organise own workload and work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to organise the workload of others as required
  • Ability to work across multiple business disciplines
  • Proactive, 'can-do' attitude
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Strong customer-service orientation
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to build rapport an relationships with all levels of internal and external customers

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/privacy-policy. Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity-policy

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