Service Protections Manager - Software Asset Management, ITAM

Service Protections Manager - Software Asset Management, IT Asset Management, SAM, ITAM, relationship building

This is a fantastic opportunity to build out an area, really make your mark and higher around you as the team grows for a prestige Financial Services business.

You will be offered:

  • Latitude to make decisions and govern how goals are reached

  • Set strategy, 1 year, 3 year, 5 year plan

  • Progression route, succession planning, the hiring manager wants you to be pushing for there role and they will support you on your career journey

  • Help build a stable and resilient service inline with modern thinking and best practice

You must:

  • Have an Finance Sector background

(thoughts behind are that applications are FS specific and to learn how it all hangs together and what regulations impact on ITAM within FS whilst working on a major transformation programme would be a big an ask)

  • Be working at manager and have experience of Software Asset Management (SAM) and nice to also have Hardware Asset Management, preference to have set up SAM governance and deployed at enterprise level

  • Be strong in process side ofITAM, in particular you will create:
    • Process for taking on New Software
    • Process for Evaluating existing Software
    • Process for removing old Software viewed as a Risk

  • Work at business level where your Softer Engagement skills are as key as your knowledge of SAM / ITAM, you will build relationships, drive project work, engage and influence at all levels, getting buy in from all including initially resistant Stakeholders

  • Have helped control the spend through effective management and centralisation
    • For example using tools such as Software Asset Management Tools / License Software Tools to allow the business to buy in bulk and not for individual areas
    • Set up processes to remove access to applications not used in 90 days

  • Have implement Version Control, Reduced Software Use

(In a role of this nature this is of course inherited technical debt, but this is an environment where you will be supported and your strategy backed in implementing best practice.)

  • Have worked as part of a team to negotiate high value contracts with major vendors as the ITAM subject matter expert

Nice to:

  • Have used SNOWSOFT or similar Software Asset Management Tools & License Software Tools

  • Have experience with Business Service Catalogue

  • Have migrated from Distributed ITAM Decentralised Model to a Single ITAM Centralised Mode

  • Benchmarking experience

  • Have merger experience

For this career enhancing move please send me your CV in the first instance or call me.

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