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Date Added: Wed 10/04/2024

IT Asset Manager

Lancashire, PR3, UK
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Company: MICHAEL PAGE

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £50000 - £55000/annum

My client in the Technology & Telecoms sector is seeking an IT Asset Manager is to manage and optimise the use of information technology within company. The successful candidate will oversee the organisation's hardware and software, ensuring effective allocation and use.

Client Details

Our client is a well-established firm in the Technology & Telecoms sector, employing under 100 individuals. Located near Lancashire, they are renowned for their innovative approach to technology and their commitment to staff development. My client is an ambitious Technology Solutions Provider, headquartered near Lancashire.

Having more than doubled in size in the past four years, they are going through a journey of exponential growth and are a business that work extremely efficiently to deliver for their varied clientele across the UK.

Description

The appointed IT Asset Manager will be responsible for the following but, not limited to:

Governance and Oversight: Oversee the governance of IT Asset Management (ITAM) tools, ensuring effective monitoring and reporting of IT assets within the organisation.

Database Management: Manage databases containing crucial information such as licenses, service agreements, and warranties for both software and hardware assets, ensuring accuracy and compliance.

Compliance Assurance: Ensure compliance with vendor contracts by meticulously planning, monitoring, and coordinating with hardware assets and software licenses.

Procurement Strategy: Develop and implement procurement strategies across the organisation to optimise technology spend and resource allocation.

Asset Identification and Enhancement: Define and refine schemes for identifying hardware and software-related assets, including versioning and dependencies, within asset management tools and the CMDB. Continuously enhance the CMDB throughout its lifecycle to maintain accuracy and relevance of content.

Operational and Strategic Management: Lead daily and long-term operational and strategic management of hardware and software assets, ensuring efficient utilisation and alignment with organisational objectives.

Reporting and Analysis: Provide timely KPI/metric information and standardised reporting as scheduled, along with ad hoc reporting as requested by management. Conduct trend analyses to inform decision-making processes.

Project Support: Participate in various projects, offering asset management support and expertise to ensure successful project outcomes.

Inventory Management: Manage inventory of Configuration Items (CIs) and assets, including dependencies and attributes, ensuring accurate recording of modifications, withdrawals, and additions.

Lifecycle Management: Oversee the lifecycle management of hardware and software models in the CMDB, from introduction to retirement, ensuring proper documentation and adherence to processes.

Compliance and Audit: Generate and disseminate various reports, including compliance reports on current assets and CIs. Conduct verification and audit of CMDB content to ensure accuracy and compliance.

License Compliance: Manage activities related to license compliance audits, ensuring effective response to customer requests and maintaining compliance with licensing agreements.

Process Improvement: Drive process efficiency by implementing key performance indicators (KPIs) and suggesting continuous improvements to asset management processes.

Process Design and Execution: Design, execute, and enhance processes pertaining to software and hardware asset management, ensuring alignment with organisational objectives.

Documentation and Governance: Establish and maintain comprehensive documentation of procedures, processes, and reports related to asset and configuration management. Develop and execute governance and strategic asset management functions.

Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with infrastructure teams to identify trends in asset performance and optimise resource utilisation. Maintain open communication channels with stakeholders and teams.

Incorporation of Best Practices: Conduct research on industry best practices and incorporate them into organisational asset management practices to ensure alignment with industry standards.

Maintenance Database: Establish and maintain a hardware and software maintenance database to track maintenance activities and schedules effectively, ensuring proper maintenance and upkeep of assets.Profile

A successful IT Asset Manager should have:

Demonstrated expertise in both IT software and hardware, complemented by over five years of dedicated experience in IT asset analysis.

Extensive proficiency with Configuration Management Database (CMDB) operations, boasting over five years of hands-on involvement in aligning CMDB functionalities with specific business services.

A track record of over five years in utilising IT Service Management (ITSM) tools for effective asset management, showcasing adeptness in optimising asset-related processes.

Proven capability and history of successfully executing strategic asset management protocols, underscoring an ability to drive asset management initiatives to fruition.

Robust understanding of IT Service Management (ITSM) procedures, coupled with practical experience in employing Discovery tools, highlighting a comprehensive grasp of asset discovery methodologies.

Self-reliant with a strong aptitude for independently carrying out assigned tasks with minimal supervision, demonstrating autonomy and initiative in task execution.

Exceptional multitasking abilities, adept at seamlessly managing multiple tasks simultaneously without compromising accuracy or efficiency.

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, facilitating effective collaboration and interaction across various stakeholders and teams.Job Offer

A competitive salary range up to £50,000 per annum
Comprehensive benefits package
25 days holiday (increasing with length of service)
Access to health cash plan
Pension (3% employee/ 5% employer)
Plus, a wide range of other benefits including Perkbox and free parking.
A supportive and collaborative company culture
The opportunity to work in a vibrant office in Lancashire
Being part of a leading company in the Technology & Telecoms industryWe encourage all candidates with the appropriate knowledge to apply and join this innovative team in advancing IT operations in the Technology & Telecoms industry
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