Software Services Manager - SIAM

Advantage Resourcing
13 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Advantage Resourcing have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Software Services Lead to work with our client; an established Defence client based in Preston.

This is an initial 7 - 9 month contract.

The client is paying £368.17 per day.

Role Summary:

* Lead Software Services contract renewals.
* Lead Software Management capabilities including delivery of CSI and new tool and process implementation
* Governance of Software Services supply chain management
* Manage vendor audits and associated remediation work
* Operate as part of the Business Relationship Management and Operations management team
* To directly coach, guide and mentor peers in the team
* To proactively identify best practice in the provision of services and promote continuous service improvement and reduction in cost and inefficiencies across Software Service capabilities.
* To design and deploy efficient and effective Software Services capabilities to deliver a significant business improvement into the management
* Deliver significant cost savings to both internal and external customers through effective management of the software portfolio - removing all evidence of waste - targeting a minimum 10% PA reduction.
* To support and advise the Software Services Manager who has have overall accountability for all elements of the Software Services lifecycle.
* To continue improving Software Asset Management Services both internally and externally.

Skills / Experience Required:

* Thorough understanding of software portfolio management capabilities and processes, across the full lifecycle.
* ITIL Practitioner - Accredited knowledge of the ITIL processes and procedures across the lifecycle.

* Strong working knowledge and experience of SIAM processes and experience in management of 'SIAM' teams
* Thorough understanding of software purchasing / sales models and the ability to implement appropriate controls to ensure efficiency of consumption.
* Ability to collate, analyse and interpret complex business drivers and imperatives and develop sound strategies for delivering successful outcomes
* Strong commitment to quality customer service
* Excellent financial management capabilities, ensuring significant customer budgets are tightly managed and controlled to deliver agreed results.
* Strong Business case development and delivery abilities, identifying potential cost reduction opportunities, developing the case for change, securing support, both financial and management, and ultimately delivering the benefits.

Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity with a well-respected defence firm. Matthew Jones is the consultant managing this assignment. Due to the high volume of applications received, feedback can not always be given. The best way to apply for this role is through the link on the job board as opposed to calling.

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