Software Asset Manager

Location: Sittingbourne, Kent Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sam Francis

Software Asett Manager


£50,000-£60,000 + Benefits

The IT Security and Compliance is setting up a new centralised team for the management of assets across the Group, including, software purchasing, license re-harvesting, asset template development, monitoring of compliance across the Group and site assistance.

Main Tasks/Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

* Assist with the development of centralised policies, processes and procedures for the management of technology assets across the Group

* Rollout and maintenance of a new SNOW Asset Management solution for the Group

* Design, development and maintenance of workflow approvals for the automation of asset management requests for the Group

* Design, development and maintenance of asset templates in the asset management solution.

* Gather, analyse and alert on data relating to technology asset life cycles and related processes.

* Design, development and maintenance of reports to enable the business to review the financial spend and to review and communicate compliance of asset management

* Maintain records relating to the issuing of license keys and loan of software media * Effectively manage inquiries about software usage, deployment and license availability

* Raise, track, validate, manage and receipt software purchase orders as appropriate in line with company policy

* Ensure accurate and timely reporting, and that data completeness and quality issues are quickly identified and escalated to the responsible data or process owner.

* Assist with the organisations response to software vendor license compliance audits or license validation requests, in consultation with local sites and the asset management team.

* Approve or reject requests for variances to the Group Standards for Software Assets.

* Identify areas of cost savings through the identification of shelfware, alternative support options, rationalisation, license recycling and optimal licensing practices.

* Monitoring changes to license terms and conditions, alerting stakeholders to licensing changes that are relevant to them and arranging licensing briefings as appropriate.

Key Competencies/Qualifications/Requirements

* At least 5 years' experience working with enterprise asset management or equivalent

* At least 5 years' of hands-on information gathering, analysis and management reporting

* CAMP, CSAM, CHAMP, CMAM, CITAD, CAMSE or CITAM qualification or similar

* A strong knowledge and experience in data analysis

* A good knowledge of enterprise asset management tools such as Flexera or SNOW

* A working knowledge of SQL would be an advantage

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities

* Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet critical deadlines

* Ability to prioritise and coordinate work

* Excellent customer service, interpersonal and organisational skills

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