Software Asset Management Principle

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
Atherstone
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jul 2021
Closes
03 Aug 2021
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Software Asset Manager, Midlands, 6 months contract, negotiable rate, outside IR-35

As a Software Asset Manager, you will design, build and deploy Software Asset Management for the whole of the International Organization based in Midlands.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team to maintain accurate inventory of software assets and license compliance position, including planning, acquiring, deployment, management, and retirement of software assets
  • Ensuring successful audits are achieved as and when they are necessary
  • Development of governance programs including strategies, policies, processes, procedures, roles & responsibilities and KPIs
  • Assist internal customers before, during or after an external publisher audit
  • Assist internal customers with license true-up or contract renewal by providing them an overview of what they currently have, what they use and what they should true-up or renew
  • Represent SAM within Change Management
  • Engage with Projects to provide Licence Architecture
  • Manage and report on Inventory data
  • Manage Software Licence Entitlement
  • Manage Asset Discovery and reporting
  • Create Effective Licence Positions
  • Support Software Contract Renewals

Requirements:

  • Previous experience with SAM governance development and optimisation.
  • Delivered SAM to a major organisation either nationally or internationally.
  • Expert, deep level technical and governance knowledge of SAM processes and tools
  • Excellent technical knowledge of Asset Management technologies
  • Excellent analytical and data handling skills
  • Knowledge of Software and SaaS principals and best practices, industry standards, tools & technology
  • Knowledge of usage metrics for key Software and SaaS providers such as Microsoft (Office 365), Red Hat, Adobe, Oracle, IBM, Tableau, Etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence the scope and direction of initiatives across multiple levels of management and organizational boundaries
  • Strong communicator via all media: collaboration technologies (SharePoint, Teams, etc.) and presentations written, emails, verbal - with a wide variety of audiences
  • Knowledge of Flexera, SCCM, ADDM, Tanium, EPO and ServiceNow
  • Experience with SAP or Oracle finance systems (Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Receipting)
  • Experience with ITSM Tools (Service Now, Remedy etc)
  • Infrastructure knowledge (Mainframe, VMware & Citrix)
  • Financial management, experience managing or administering budgets

Certifications/training:

Certified either in Software Asset Manager (CSAM), IT Asset Manager (CITAM), Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E), and/or software vendor licensing training programs

If you are interested, please apply or send your CV to (see below)

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