IT Assest Manager

The One Group
05 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a major force in the education sector, they are looking for an experienced IT Asset Manager to join the team. You will need to have a strong background in Software Asset Management and have controlled a budget in excess of £5 million. This is a unique opportunity to join an industry leading company and develop your skills and your career.

What it’s about:

• Manage the asset lifecycle, ensuring the acquisition, allocation, and retirement is carried out in line with best practice approaches

• Create and develop existing asset management policies, procedures, processes and toolsets

• Oversee all asset support and maintenance contracts

• Identify, manage and escalate any risks that breach licensing terms to maintain software compliance

• Identify and implement methods to optimise the Group’s IT assets through retrieval, re-deployment and working with suppliers to achieve full efficiency

• Maintain professional knowledge and expertise by keeping abreast of trends in the IT industry and in IT asset management

Skill set needed:


• Degree / postgraduate level qualification in a related field (commercial, business, economics, computer science, etc.) or relevant comparable experience

• Industry related professional certification (e.g. IAITAM CSAM / CHAMP / CITAM, BCS SAM Essentials, ITAMOrg) or IT Asset Management qualifications


• Ability to interpret licensing terms and conditions is essential

• Licensing knowledge of Tier 1 software vendors (Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, IBM, Adobe)

• Knowledge of best practice IT asset management methodologies (e.g. ISO 19770)

• Influential, inter-personal and comfortable with stakeholder management

• Strong written and verbal communications

• Takes a proactive approach

• Experience of using a market leading asset management tool

• Commercial savvy, with previous exposure to budget management

Job benefits:

• Generous contributory pension

• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)

• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay

• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers

• Cycle scheme

• Season Ticket Loan

• Subsidised staff restaurants

• Support for professional qualifications

• Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.

The ONE Group

With offices in Cambridge, Northampton and Peterborough – The ONE Group’s recruitment specialists offer unparalleled recruitment expertise across seven specialist divisions; Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, HR, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

Whether you are looking to advertise a job, or take the next step in your career, we offer an ever-growing employment network, which currently exceeds 50,000 people in the East of England and The Midlands.

We pride ourselves in adding value to any recruitment experience, with the foundation of our success coming from customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace.

This isn’t just recruitment, it’s: Recruitment as it should be.

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