IT Manager - IT Asset Management

Mott MacDonald

Location: Tyne and Wear

Job Type: Full time

Posted

Men
16%
Women
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*LinkedIn Talent Solutions Gender Insights Report 2019

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As an IT Asset Manager you will:

  • Strategy & Planning
  • Establish (or refresh) policies, processes and procedures for managing IT assets through their entire lifecycle.

  • Explore opportunities for maximizing or exploiting unused or partially used IT assets to achieve full efficiency and ROI from company resources.

  • Participate in evaluation of the asset management strategies and roadmaps

  • Acquisition & Deployment

  • Conduct and report software asset reconciliation and audit activities on a timely basis, including financial, licensing, warranty, and maintenance/support contract information.

  • Ensure warranties, maintenance agreements, and vendor contracts to assist with asset upkeep, upgrades, repair, and replacement.

  • Assist procurement team in developing and managing sourcing strategies for the organization.

  • Identify opportunities for volume purchasing to obtain price breaks.

  • Investigate equipment or software under consideration to determine ROI and total cost of ownership throughout product lifecycle.

  • Help in negotiating pricing, terms and conditions of sale, and warranties of goods and products with key suppliers and vendors.

  • Assist teams that negotiate pricing, terms, and conditions of contracts with contractors and/or service providers.

  • Monitor and analyze trends in company spending and inventory control to make recommendations for the future, and to identify areas for possible savings and/or asset optimization.

  • Operational Management
  • Formulate and implement processes and procedures for tracking and analyzing technical and financial data of company software, hardware, and equipment from requisition through retirement.

  • Ensure software licenses, warranties, maintenance agreements, and vendor contracts are tracked and maintained.

  • Ensure an upkeep of accurate data about assets and co-manage configuration management system (CMS) to ensure information is up-to-date, accurate, and auditable.

  • Manage the addition, removal and updating of service catalogues and define the workflows for fulfilling requests for software and hardware.

  • Lead software optimization efforts and ensure continual cost savings and avoidance.

  • Manage risks related to the acquisition and use of software.

  • Perform inventories and usage monitoring of all IT assets and record all findings, changes, physical location, and incidences of support.

  • Research industry best practices and compare against the organization's practices in order to establish benchmarks for managing IT assets.

  • Effectively communicate asset management strategies to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Standardize software and hardware to lower total costs.

  • Manage toolsets used to inventory and control hardware and software.

  • Budgetary and financial management of ITAM activities.

  • Manage a team of asset managers and specialists spread across multiple countries.

  • Generate, distribute, and review relevant management reports.

  • Investigate and resolve exceptions and accuracy issues of the CMS repository.

You’ve got this!