Orbit is a fantastic business and one that's really going places.
Orbit was formed in 1967 with the aim of providing good-quality housing for people who would otherwise not be able to afford to buy their own home.
Over 50 years later, we're one of the leading housing providers in the UK. Our services have diversified, our housing portfolio has expanded, and our reputation as an innovator within our sector has grown. But one thing that has never changed. Our belief in people and what they can achieve.
Your role at Orbit.
Orbit are delighted to announce that we are recruiting for an experienced IT Asset Manager to join our team on a permanent basis. The role is newly created position where you will be responsible for owning and operating the management of IT asset records, so that business value is maximised from the optimisation of total cost of ownership, resource and capability, and accounting.
In this role of IT Asset Manager, you will have three key areas of responsibility. These are:
Asset and configuration management
Software licence compliance
Deputise for the IT Governance Manager in the role of Change Manager as needed
Ensuring that the structure and accuracy of the IT Asset Register
Working with a wide range of stakeholders to manage the lifecycle for all managed assets
Ensuring that any activities of receiving and checking-in assets, applying asset labels, verifying and storing assets are conducted appropriately
Supplying accurate and timely records and reports of assets
Tracking software licensing, ensuring compliance and actively seeking to reduce costs.
Identifying and advising on:
Opportunities to maximise asset value and minimise operating costs
Processes to identify and allocate costs / benefits
Secure storage and management
Improvements to investment decisions
Owning the management of the configuration management system including the configuration management database (CMDB)
Championing the business value from secure configuration management
Identifying and maintaining methods to identify, track, log and maintain accurate, complete and current information
What will help you make a difference.
To be successful in this IT Asset Manager role you will need to be a process driven individual with a keen eye for detail that has previous experience in a similar role. It is also essential that you:
Have experience of developing, implementing and operating Asset Management tools and processes
Can administer and analyse records and databases containing large volumes of data with excellent attention to detail
Can build good relationships with key IT team members in order to ensure compliance
Have experience of standard ITSM tools to automate configuration processes; Ivanti desirable.
Have experience of moving assets to and from their correct physical and virtual locations.
Can travel to office locations
Have experience of software licence compliance management
We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain great people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of background, age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, religious belief, faith or disability. As part of our Armed Forces Covenant commitment, we welcome ex-services professionals to consider career opportunities at Orbit.
Rewarding your contribution.
For those who want or need more of a work life balance our view is that this role is suitable for WorkSmart. This means we would consider a more flexible working arrangement, where your hours and work location are managed according to business, customer and personal needs. Agile working arrangements will be discussed during the interview process.
Some of our core benefits include:
Group bonus potential up to 15% of salary
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the "Orbit day"
Private medical insurance
Excellent contributory pension scheme
A great pick and mix of flexible benefits including the option to buy and sell holiday and much more
Our culture and purpose.
We know that great people are central to achieving our ambitions and as such we want everyone to have a voice and make a positive difference. We are proud to be a Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, this demonstrates we place people at the heart of everything we do. We continue to create a culture that celebrates diversity and an environment where everyone feels able to contribute towards achieving together.
We support our colleagues to be at their best through our wellbeing programme #ThisIsMe, our corporate learning programme, opportunities for professional development, our innovative approaches to making the world and our homes a greener place and our leading reward and recognition package. Because of this our people tell us Orbit is a great place to work for.
At Orbit, our people are enthusiastic and passionate about making a real difference to our customers and communities. We are one team where everyone is connected and encouraged to have the freedom to think differently.
Each year we build many new affordable homes and manage a total portfolio of around 45,000 properties. Over 100,000 people live in an Orbit home and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and thrive. We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.
Work for Orbit. Believe in people.
We have so much more that we'd like to share with you so please submit your CV demonstrating the value you could bring to Orbit.
We put the safeguarding of our customers, colleagues and contractors at the heart of everything we do and as such, certain roles will be subject to a DBS check