IT Asset Manager

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Cambridge University Press & Assessment

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27th February




£42000 - £56800



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We have an exciting opportunity to join our core Technology team as an IT Asset Manager, this position involves overseeing the organisation's IT assets across their entire lifecycle; and exploring strategies to enhance value and optimise total cost of ownership.

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.


About the role

As our IT Asset Manager, you will

Provide subject matter expertise and be the primary lead for our Tier one software renewals.

Manage a Team of four people organising effective delivery and coaching personal development. As part of the University, we have a strong ethos of ongoing development.

Mature the IT Asset Management policies, procedures, and process.

Ensure systems of record and management are maintained and up to date.

Provide standard and ad hoc reporting of software and hardware inventory, equipment inventory and other ad hoc reporting of hardware and software estates.

Monitor and manage software licenses to ensure they comply with license agreements and usage standards.

Lead an active software harvesting programme, recovering, and redeploying unused licences.


About you

 Experience leading an IT Asset Management team and good people management.

Led significant external software audits working independently or with an advisory partner.

Demonstratable background knowledge within licence management and software audit management

Good understanding of tier one vendors including SAP, IBM and Microsoft licencing terms and conditions.

Experience working across all aspects of the ITAM lifecycle.

Good working knowledge of Snow Software AB toolsets and technologies and the configuration and implementation of the same.

Confident with Microsoft 365 applications including M365, Teams, Power B.I.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity and what will make you successful, please see the full job description attached to the bottom of this vacancy on our careers site.


Rewards and benefits

We will support you to be at your best in work and to live well outside of it. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a world-class, flexible rewards package, featuring family-friendly and planet-friendly benefits including:

28 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Private medical and Permanent Health Insurance

Discretionary annual bonus

Group personal pension scheme

Life assurance up to 4 x annual salary

Green travel schemes


We are a hybrid working organisation, and we offer a range of flexible working options from day one. We expect most hybrid-working colleagues to spend 40-60% of their time at their dedicated office or location. We will also consider other work arrangements if you wish to work more flexibly or require adjustments due to a disability.

Ready to pursue your potential? Apply now.

We review applications on an ongoing basis, with a closing date for all applications being 18 March 2024 and interviews are scheduled to take place shortly after.

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory background checks including DBS due to working in a regulated industry.


Why join us

Joining us is your opportunity to pursue potential. You'll belong to a collaborative team that's exploring new and better ways to serve students, teachers and researchers across the globe - for the benefit of individuals, society and the world. Sharing our mission will inspire your own growth, development and progress, in an environment which embraces difference, change and aspiration.

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where everyone has a voice, and where we learn continuously to improve together. Ensuring that everyone feels they belong is essential to who we are, and to the contribution we make to society and our planet.

We believe better outcomes come through diversity of thought, background and approach. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and communities, actively seeking to employ people from a wide range of different communities.

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