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Software Asset Manager
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Recruiter: ScottishPower
Listed on: 30th October
Location: Glasgow
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 564830701
Contact Name: Scottish Power

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy.  ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we're investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We're committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.

At ScottishPower we see how IT and digital influences every aspect of our business - it's an enabler at a technology and a society level. We use a surprising breadth and variety of technologies here, with a serious investment in our people and in our capabilities to help shape our direction and growth. And with our commitment to now produce all of our energy from renewable resources, our opportunities to innovate are only just beginning.

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy.  ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we're investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We're committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.

Purpose

Embarking on a major IT Transformation project to drive change throughout our businesses, we're looking for a Software Asset Manager to contribute to the development and realisation of our IT strategy. Working with global group standards you will ensure Scottish Power's compliance with the software publisher licence agreements and copyright laws, as well as implementing the company's software licensing policies and processes to ensure there is no non-conformance.

Responsibilities

Using the company's management tool, ‘Aspera' along with other toolsets, you will manage the compliance with agreed corporate software licence agreements and copyright law by monitoring and enforcing proper software usage policies.  

Through strong relationship and interpersonal skills, you will work with internal and external teams to develop a full understanding of software license terms and conditions, along with procuring software licences and subscriptions ensuring adequate numbers and usage.  Through superior organisational and analytical skills, you will manage and conduct audits on software vendors, producing reports and data as appropriate. Additional responsibilities will include working with Business IT Teams and business personnel responsible for business licences and ScottishPower management to develop and improve existing SAM processes and rectify variances between deployed and licensed software.

Skills and Requirements

Being an excellent communicator with proven vendor relationship skills and experience, coupled with sound knowledge of software usage and licence management, you will ensure all key Stakeholders are aware of licence management methods, processes, best practices, policies, technologies and tools.  Through strong vendor relationship and analytical skills, you will work with internal and external teams to develop a full understanding of software license terms and conditions in order to ensure ScottishPower compliance.

What we offer

This is a Permanent contract. Salary for this role will be from £45,840 per annum. Other benefits for this role include a performance related bonus up to 10% and single cover health care.  As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme.  You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.

‘Happy to talk flexible working'

Our Selection Process

  • Competency Based Interview, Technical Questions and Presentation
  • Competencies: Achieving results & Continuous Improvement, Communicating & Influencing, Teamwork, Innovation & Creativity, Initiative, Team Management

Others

  • Location: ScottishPower HQ, 320 St Vincent Street, Glasgow. G2 5AD
  • Closing date: 25th November 2019


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