Software Asset Manager (SaaS) - Exeter - Technojobs

Software Asset Manager (SaaS)

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Met Office

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14th June




£26,954 - £29,531



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We're looking for an exceptional Software Asset Manager SaaS to help us make a difference to our planet.

As our Software Asset Manager SaaS, the job may be suitable for hybrid working, which is where an employee works part of the week in the office and part of the week from home. This is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement and the location advertised will be your contractual place of work.

Our opportunity is full time, 37 hours per week. Our people are at the heart of what we do and we'll do our best to agree a working pattern that works for everyone.

World changing work

From science to technology, from meteorology to management, and from planning to communication, our expertise helps us stand out as the authority on weather accuracy and climate prediction. We help individuals, industries and government to make better decisions to stay safe and thrive. This is the Met Office. This is who we are.

  • We're a force for good - focusing on our environmental and social impact

  • We're experts by nature - always learning and developing to do things better

  • We live and breathe it - putting our purpose at the heart of decision-making

  • We're better together - understanding partnerships and inclusivity make us greater

  • We keep evolving - pushing boundaries to make tomorrow better for our customers

Your world of expertise

The Corporate Technology team provisions and operates a range of business applications and technology services to enhance the productivity and effectiveness of all Met Office employees. Our goal is to ensure that staff have the necessary tools and support to work efficiently, while adhering to our security policies and corporate standards for safe operation.

As a Software Asset Manager (SaaS), you are part of the IT Asset Management team which is responsible for managing the inventory and lifecycle of a range of IT assets, with a focus on hardware, software, and software licenses which are recorded in the Configuration Management Database (CMDb). Our purpose is to ensure that all Met Office IT assets are accurately identified, recorded, and tracked throughout their entire lifecycle from procurement through to disposal

Your key duties

With a specific focus on a set of productivity and developer tools maintained by the ITAM team, some of your key responsibilities include:

  • Creation, implementation, and improvement of Software Asset Management processes, documentation, tooling, and governance regarding the developer tool set.

  • Driving greater awareness of the roles, responsibilities, and benefits of effective IT Asset Management.

  • Fostering internal and external relationships to support the evolution of IT Asset Management within the Met Office.

  • Taking ownership and responsibility for delivering agreed BaU and improvement activities, including:

    • Effective management of the Software Asset Management task queue and team mailbox.

    • Locating, recording, and maintaining IT Software Asset records and entitlements.

    • Reclamation of software licenses.

    • Providing clear reporting and information regarding IT Asset Management.

Why join us

Our work is life-changing, often life-saving and always life-enhancing. The Met Office is accredited as a 'Great Place to Work UK 2023' and in addition has achieved a place on both the UK's 'Best Workplaces in Tech' and 'Best Workplaces for Women' lists.

As our Software Asset Manager SaaS, your total reward package will be up to £39,976 annually, which includes:

  • £26,954 base pay

  • An outstanding Civil Service pension, with an average employer contribution of 27%

  • Recruitment Retention Allowance (RRA) you will be paid £2,200 per annum as a market supplement to reflect the demand for your skills. Whilst in post, you will be paid this market driven allowance from April 2024 until September 2025 in your monthly pay

  • Annual Leave starting at 27.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising to 32.5 days (plus Bank Holidays) after 5 years and option to buy or sell up to 5 days per year of annual leave

Essential Criteria, skills and experience:

  1. We're experts by nature - Knowledge of Software Asset Management and the role it plays within an organisation.

  2. We live and breathe it - An ability to communicate easily, efficiently, and professionally with a range of customers and stakeholders.

  3. We're a force for good - Strong organisation skills with the ability to prioritise and manage your workload effectively.

  4. We're better together - Effective relationship building and team-working skills, with the ability to work to your own initiative where appropriate.

  5. We keep evolving - Demonstrable experience of identifying and solving problems in an organised, structured, and timely manner.

Desirable Criteria:

We encourage you to apply if you believe you meet our essential criteria, but we're also keen to discover if you have: 1. Experience of administering one or more of the following tools: - GitHub - Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) - Artifactory - Lucidsuite - Mural 2. Knowledge of IT Service Management (ITSM) best practice and tooling.

How to apply

If you share our values, we'd love to hear from you! Click apply to begin your application. Please complete your career history and provide evidence against each of the essential criteria in the supporting statement questionnaire. We recommend candidates use the CARL method (Context, Action, Result and Learning) for presenting evidence of experience and skills.

Closing date Sunday 30/06/2024 at 23:59 with first stage interviews commencing from 15/07/2024. You will hear from us once the closing date has passed.

How we can help

If you are considering applying and need support to do so, please contact us via . You can request adjustments either within your application or by contacting us. Should you be offered an interview, please be aware there may be a selection exercise which could include a presentation, written test or a scenario-based activity. You can select in your application to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. To be invited to interview/assessment under this scheme, your application must meet the essential criteria for the role.

We understand that great minds don't always think alike and as an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from those with all protected characteristics. We recruit on merit, fairness, and open competition in line with the Civil Service Code.

We can only accept applications from those eligible to live and work in the UK - please refer to GOV.UK for information. We require Security clearance, for which you need to have resided in the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years to be eligible. You will need to achieve full security clearance within your first 6 months with us.

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