Technology License Manager

Technology License Manager

Job Title: Technology License Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895427_1545219619
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2018 11:40

Job Description

Technology License Manager:
My client is a leading multinational defence technology company with multiple sites around the UK. They have an enviable reputation and employ nearly 6000 people. Providing solutions and products.

A new opportunity has arisen for a Technology License manager, you will optimise the investment in the business' assets. You will implement and manage processes for licence management for the company. You will ensure compliance with best practice.
Key Responsibilities
*Provide management and coordination during vendor audits
*Act as a subject matter expert, assisting groups within and outside of Group IT with license purchasing and knowledge
*Influence license purchasing, assuring adherence to license policy and procedures in conjunction with Procurement
*Develop internal business working relationships and management at different organisational levels and locations, application owners, vendors, and resellers
*Use business relationships to maintain awareness of corporate projects and facilitate continual awareness of new technology releases, upgrades/maintenance, and new service offerings
*Proactively research technology product information in order to provide an evaluation of alternatives and make technology selection recommendations
*Advise IT management, and, if necessary, IT Legal of potential license or contract compliance issues
*Analyse purchase records and other entitlement information to determine effective license position for applications
*Proactively produce relevant reports for IT management and vendors
*Initiate and lead process improvement activities, ranging in scope from departmental to enterprise-wide initiatives
*Responsible for communication and coordination of software license reclamation processes Maintain an Asset Management database which contains current and accurate application and entitlement information
*Work closely with implementation and deployment teams to ensure compliant distribution of licenses

Key Skills:
*Qualified to at least degree level
*ISEB Essentials in Software Asset Management
*Awareness and understanding of the technology license management industry, current trends and emerging challenges, and hold ITIL certification to Foundation level
*Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications and product user rights
*Strong experience in delivering complex technology licensing positions for one or more significant vendors
*Implementation or improvement of license processes and tools
*Knowledge of vendor's license models
*Contract analysis and implications
*Experience of defining and implementing processes for organisational control and management of technology license management across a large organisation
*Demonstrable experience with the analysis of discovery tool data
*Knowledge of licensing models across the vendors for entitlements and reconciliation activities
*Strong communicator - both written and verbal - with strong organisation and multi-tasking skills.

This is a Permanent role
Location - Farnborough
Keywords - License, Asset management, Software, hardware, Snow, SCCM, FlexLM, ITIL

Salary: Dependent on Experience and Skills -

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability

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