Software Asset Management Principle

Harvey Nash
27 Jul 2021
03 Aug 2021
Contract Type
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.


  • 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


  • 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


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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