Software Asset Analyst

Hays IT
13 Mar 2018
23 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Software Asset Manager 35,000 - 45,000 Stratford upon Avon I am currently recruiting for a Software Asset Analyst within a successful organisation in Stratford upon Avon. The Software Asset Analyst will provide support in controlling software license entitlements, avoiding legal pitfalls related to licensing by understanding and leveraging industry best practices. The Software Asset Analyst will manage relationships with the third party Software Asset Management service providers to ensure agreed service is being delivered and service obligations are met. You will utilise tools to ensure the data provided accurately reflects the effective licence position, highlighting and taking accountability of issues and working with third parties to ensure they are resolved. You will highlight any risks and issues with the relevant change agenda and work with them to resolve issues to ensure the business is not exposed to unnecessary risk. The Software Asset Analyst will analyse third party data to make and action decisions to maximise the software on the estate. You will facilitate the software licence procurement process ensuring that, at the point of purchase, the relevant licence metrics are clearly understood and accepted and ensure the contractual agreements outlining the correct licence metric is understood. You will have the expertise to advise wider IT Vendor Management on all software licence renewals, ensuring that all renewals are proceeded by detailed due diligence to ensure that the correct usage is in evidence by comparing the deployed licences with contractual obligations and remedying any shortfall prior to the actual renewal. The Software Asset Analyst will oversee key vendor portals, manage the relationships and provide support to the relevant vendors to limit and control account usage, software downloads, licence usages and metrics, highlighting and resolving any issues that are not in line contractual licence obligations. You will have experience of managing software licensing across various platforms (desktop, server and cloud) at an enterprise level and demonstrated knowledge of software asset lifecycle. Qualifications required include ITIL, ISEB SAM an ITAM. If you have the required skill set please apply online today. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at - provided by Dice ASSET MANAGEMENT, CLOUD, ISEB, ITIL, PROCUREMENT