Position: Software, Licence and Asset Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522407_1572966642
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 05/11/2019
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Job Title: Software, Licence and Asset Manager

Location: Havant with some flexibility

Salary: £50,556 - £66,767 depending on skills and experience

Permanent/Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

Our Role

Its an exciting time to join SSE Energy Services as we continue our separation from SSE and establish ourselves as a retailer. With an increased focus on digitalisation we are making lots of changes and are looking for an experienced Software, Licence and Asset Manager to join the team.

In this new role, you will develop and maintain the IT Software Asset Management strategy, with the overall goal to ensure consistent and cost-effective management of Software Asset lifecycles. Some key elements of this role will be;

*To define, manage and govern all aspects of the end-to-end Software Asset lifecycle in accordance with agreed policy and process.

*To ensure a consistent and cost-effective approach to all aspects of managing the lifecycle of Software Assets (including provisioning, maintenance, compliance, management and decommissioning).

*To own and be accountable for all aspects of the Software Asset Management process, including development, governance, compliance, audit, reporting and continual improvement.

*To ensure the process is operated in line with documented requirements, targets, SLAs and OLAs.

*To work with other process owners to ensure that the process integrates into an overall Service Management System and that interfaces with other IT processes are identified, defined and monitored.

Your Skills and Experience

We are looking for you to join us with comparable experience, ideally including vendor management in an IT similar scale business. You will have an in depth understanding of all aspects of the software cycle along with other ITIL processes gained from your time spent in previous roles. You should have demonstrable knowledge of the requirements of ISO 20000 standard and its interdependency on Service Management processes

We would like you to be qualified to ITIL practioner level as well as Certified Software Asset Management (CSAM) however this isn't essential as we are just as interested in candidates who are qualified by experience. Experience using Service Now would be an advantage, particularly if you've implemented and managed a CMDB. Experience of managing cloud licensing or working under a Transitional Services Agreement would be a benefit but is not essential.

You will show good knowledge of financial management, budgeting and purchasing processes and will have an expertise with technology sourcing in a equivalent organisation.

Self-motivated, with excellent personal effectiveness, you'll manage your own workload and work independently incorporating short notice changes and demands. An excellent communicator, you'll also be able to build and maintain brilliant stakeholder relationships both within SSE and externally and be highly skilled at influencing and negotiating.

Our Company

We all have different skills here at SSE and thats what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 19th November 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.