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Asset Manager

Employer
REED
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
29 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Asset and Configuration Manager

Asset Management, Configuration Management, Asset & Configuration Management, Manager, MSP, Managed Services, ITILv3/4, ServiceNow, SCCM, CMDB,

Nottingham (Flexible working)

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Asset and Configuration Manager to join our IT MSP client based in Nottingham. The role is brand new, full-time, taking immediate control over the management and delivery of the Service Asset and Configuration Management policy and processes, there will be the opportunity for you to create and strengthen the role with full support and backing offered from the onset and throughout.

Key responsibilities include:

• Take ownership of the creation of the entire Configuration & Asset Management operation from initial start up to BAU operation (strategy, process etc.) and ensure functional and non-functional requirements are met

• Work with the Change and Release Manager to ensure the two processes are aligned as per ITIL best practice

• Define and communicate the service asset management policy and standards across the business

• Make it a priority to ensure assets are uniquely identified with naming conventions and that IT personnel comply with identification standards

• Work alongside the IT Service & Operations team and help deliver the population of the asset register and configuration management database

• Responsible for managing lifecycle of hardware models and software versions from their introduction to their retirement including ownership of 4-year hardware refresh programme

Candidate requirements:

• Strong established background within an IT Asset and Configuration technical and service management role

• Skilled in taking the lead in Asset and Configuration Management within a fast-paced and ever-changing tech environment

• Demonstrable knowledge in IT Service Management processes (think configuration, incident reports and change etc.)

• Skilled in defining, documenting and implementing Asset Management and Configuration Management processes for both hardware and software Cis

• Proven ability and experience in introducing ITIL compliant processes.

• Thorough background in ITIL Service Lifecycle Management Processes - ITIL v3/4 Certifications

• Previous experience with IT Service Management toolsets (e.g. Service Now, Microsoft SCCM)

• Knowledge of/experience in the technologies that support ITAM (CMDSs, auto-discovery, SAM tools)

• Up to date knowledge on assets and CMDB models and methodologies

• Knowledge of licensing agreements involving software

• Strong vendor management and negotiation skills

• Managed Service and Support Services background would be beneficial

In the first instance please submit your CV
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