SAM Contracts Analyst

15 September 20222022-09-15
London
£45-£55K
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Our client, who is expanding rapidly and fast becoming a leader in their field is looking to add to their Software and Licensing Team.   This role will be a mixture of office and remote working and supporting a key account for the business.

 

Role Description:

  • Ensure timely delivery of quality SAM & Commercial Oversight as defined in the contract between the Company and the customer.
  • Identify and consolidate existing inventory sources and develop relationships with the product owners to further improve the data collected and the cadence of update.
  • Working alongside the Procurement function to ensure successful and efficient software asset acquisition and continued compliance thus mitigating compliance & end of life risk and surfacing opportunities for cost savings through optimised consumption, a consolidated global software catalogue and centralising contracts where possible.
  • Manage software, asset support and maintenance contract renewals for the globally administered contracts and provide input into other planned transactions happening across the business.
  • Manage and monitor asset licence compliance for the globally administered contracts; remediating and escalating any deviations in licence compliance to mitigate audit risk.
  • Build and maintaining strong relationships across the Customer, the parent entities, and the constituent operating companies.
  • Support new applications/projects as and when released to the business.
  • Identify opportunities for the Company where we may propose new/additional Services and/or propose/quote for supply of software entitlement.
  • Ensure that all documentation and communication delivered has language, grammar, and format of a consistent high quality that meets the corporate culture requirements of the Customer and that of the Company.

 

Experience required:

  • Minimum A-Levels (A-C) English & Mathematics
  • Batchelor’s Degree in a relevant subject
  • Demonstratable experience of delivering Software Asset Management, Licensing or Compliance-based services.
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering Procurement/Commercial Oversight services
  • Demonstrable software or licensing experience

 

Skills/Interests:

  • Intermediate-level skills in use of Microsoft Office suite applications.
  • Passion for Software Asset Management
  • Previous exposure to Software Asset Management toolsets i.e., Snow, Flexera, ServiceNow.
  • knowledge of licensing terms and metrics.
  • written and verbal communication skills
  • customer service skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility including occasional out of hours working.
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Organisational skills
  • If you have in-depth current knowledge of software stacks, licensing metrics and contract types for Tier 1 vendors i.e., Oracle, Microsoft, RedHat, IBM etc, then this could be the role for you.

 

Benefits:

  • Free gym at Head Office/ reduced cost memberships at local gyms.
  • Private healthcare at a greatly reduced rate.
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • Volunteering day 
  • Free bar open on Fridays for socialising with colleagues.
  • Games room featuring pool, darts, table football and ping pong.
  • Private pension
  • 20 days holiday (up to 25) plus standard UK National and Bank Holidays.
  • AND MORE!

 

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