IT Asset Manager - Extendable Contract

Michael Page

UAE

Ref: HP350-7733

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As an IT Asset Manager, you will play a pivotal role in establishing and maintaining robust governance practices for the ongoing ITAM program.

Client Details

A large, exciting business going through a transformation.

Description

* Spearhead the establishment of governance frameworks for the ongoing ITAM program, with a particular focus on SAM and HAM tool evaluations, vendor assessments, and tender preparation.
* Administer SAM and HAM tools, implementing governance controls to ensure precise inventory control of software and hardware assets.
* Oversee license management with a strong emphasis on compliance assurance, collaborating seamlessly with cross-functional teams to align assets with organizational objectives.
* Generate regular reports and in-depth analyses on asset management metrics, providing essential insights to drive governance decisions.
* Lead contract negotiations with vendors, utilizing governance principles to optimize licensing agreements, pricing, and terms.
* Conduct detailed analyses of software/hardware usage patterns, applying governance strategies for optimization, cost reduction, and enhanced efficiency.
* Develop and implement comprehensive policies and procedures governing software/hardware asset management, aligning with industry standards and compliance requirements.
* Monitor and control software/hardware-related costs, employing governance principles to identify opportunities for savings without compromising operational effectiveness.
* Mitigate potential risks associated with software/hardware assets through proactive governance measures, addressing security vulnerabilities, compliance issues, and end-of-life considerations.
* Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in IT Asset Management, actively disseminating knowledge and applying governance standards across technical and non-technical teams.
* Act as the business owner of enterprise asset management solutions, leading the design and governance for both IT and non-IT users.
* Oversee the design and execution of governance-driven standards and operational processes for configuration management.

Job Offer

Work in a dynamic international environment, managing projects from inception to completion.

Requirements

* At least 10 years of overall experience, with proven track record in IT Asset Management with a focus on governance, SAM, HAM, and Configuration Management.
* Strong understanding of software licensing agreements and compliance requirements, with a governance-oriented approach.
* Excellent negotiation skills and a track record of successful collaboration with vendors within a governance framework.
* Familiarity with industry trends and best practices in IT Asset Management governance.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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